Why study viticulture and winemaking at La Trobe?

World class research

Our research in physical, chemical, biological and agricultural and veterinary sciences is top-rated nationally and rated 'well-above world standard.'

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

State-of-the-art infrastructure

La Trobe’s AgriBio facility brings together world-class research and the work of the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions.

Take a look at the largest agricultural R&D organisation in the state

Top 150 globally

One of the world’s leading university ranking agencies puts our agricultural sciences subjects in the global top 150.

ShanghaiRanking, 2020, ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 - Agricultural Sciences

Career opportunities in viticulture and winemaking

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study viticulture and winemaking prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Winemaker
  • Assistant sommelier
  • Viticulturist
  • Wine marketer
  • Vineyard manager
  • Wine sales coordinator
  • Winery cellarhand

Future employers

Potential employers of viticulture and winemaking graduates include:

  • Wineries and vineyards
  • Cellar door and hospitality
  • Consultancies
  • Wine tourism organisations
  • Wine publications
  • Research organisations and universities

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