Viticulture & Oenology

Study wine making and the science behind wine. Graduate as a fully trained winemaker or viticulturist, ready to make wine, grow grapes and manage your own winery or vineyard.

Kick-start your career in the wine industry and follow previous graduates into careers at world-famous wineries including Penfolds, Yalumba and Treasury Wine Estates.

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Why study wine?

We offer the most comprehensive wine qualifications in Australia at the largest teaching winery in Australia, which is home to 70% of Australia’s wine research.

  • You’ll study at the largest agricultural teaching and research precinct in the Southern Hemisphere and access our state-of-the-art Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory.
  • You’ll learn best-practice techniques from more than 150 university researchers and co-located partners in wine and grape science.
  • You’ll have access to cutting-edge research at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, based at our Waite campus.

If you want to learn through sensory, practical experience to become a true professional in wine, a bachelor or masters degree in viticulture and oenology might be the choice for you.

Study and career options

Graduate story

"This program has deeply enriched my love of food, wine and all things sensorial. I’ve indulged in experiences I wouldn’t have gained without the degree - including an overseas exchange - and am now contributing to the industry surrounded by fine wine, liquor, spirits, and like-minded people."

- Lukas Papagiannis - Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology - Brokenwood Wines Prize winner


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