Viticulture and Wine Science

EIT offers the widest range of viticulture and wine qualifications both on-campus and by distance by highly knowledgeable and experienced lecturers in New Zealand’s premium wine growing regions.


Fantastic scholarships and awards are available for our students.

  • EIT Year 13 Degree Scholarship
  • Bragato Exchange Scholarship
  • Hawke’s Bay A & P Society Young Vintners Award
  • The Constellation Brands Scholarship
  • URLAR Wine Scholarship


Discover a great career path.  At EIT Hawke’s Bay, you’ll gain experience in a world-class laboratory complex, fully equipped for all the sciences with an instrument laboratory that houses advanced chemical analytical instruments, a modern teaching and research winery, sensory laboratory, vineyard and glasshouses.  

We also have a demonstration vineyard which is sited adjacent to the winery.


  wine science courses + viticulture courses

EIT hosts Info and Enrolment Day

January 26, 2021

EIT’s Info day will help future students to find a programme which is best suited for them. People who are looking to change careers, advance their existing skills, or learn something new are...

Positive industry feedback for EIT’s new Cellar Operations programme

November 11, 2020

From 18 January 2021, EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science will offer the new Certificate in Cellar Operations (Level 3). This intensive one-semester programme is fees-free. It is...

EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science introduces new fees-free programmes

August 17, 2020

From beginners looking for a taste of theory and experience for their first vintage, through to those with more experience and expertise wanting to move forward in their career, EIT offers a...


EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.