Viticulture & Oenology

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

  • 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.

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Apply now for mid-year entry

Start now: The next starting date for our wine and spirit programs is July 2019

Dr Lieke van der Hulst - University of Adelaide viticulture and oenology graduate

Lieke van der Hulst - Winemaker

Why study wine?

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

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.

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.

Wine graduate Lukas Papagiannis

Lukas Papagiannis - Brokenwood Wines Prize winner

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


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