School of Agriculture Food and Wine

Wine researcher Roberta De Bei is our latest Superstar of STEM

Superstar of STEM Roberto De Bei

A scientist who helps viticulturists worldwide to produce quality wine has been named among Australia's latest Superstars of STEM.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Professor Vlad Jiranek, Oenology

Scientists have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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Medical cannabis ambitions boosted for agriculture entrepreneurs

Ben McGorm, Alex Clare and the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le (AO, AC).

The medical innovations of two agricultural science students has resulted in eChallenge success

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Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Our leadership team for 2019 has some new faces, with the new associate dean roles announced by Executive Dean Keith Jones this week.

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Berry shrivel no friend of Cabernet Sauvignon wine quality

Dr Vinay Pagay, lecturer in viticulture and vineyard engineering

Project finds berry shrivel in Cabernet is influenced by climate and can negatively affect wine flavour and characteristics

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Waite campus to host food science and technology summer school

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science students baking

An opportunity for food science, nutrition and agriculture students to learn and connect with the Australian food industry.

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Kerry Wilkinson named Australia's best wine educator

Kerry Wilkinson named Australia's best wine educator

Oenology expert Kerry Wilkinson awarded 'Best Wine Educator' in the 2018 Wine Communicator Awards.

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Wine scholarship winners are best of the bunch

Top viticulture and oenology students have been awarded scholarships to boost their study and career potential.

Top viticulture and oenology students have been awarded scholarships to boost their study and career potential.

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Alcohol brewed from trees and other fermented drinks in Indigenous history

A sample of the Eucalyptus giunnii plant

There’s evidence that Australian Aboriginal people have a long history of using fermentation to make beverages.

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Scientists and industry unite to explore opportunities for agriculture waste

Increasing the value of agriculture waste and turning it into new products

Our scientists will lead a research and industry consortium which aims to increase the value of agriculture waste.

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