Study Wine Business

Join the world’s only university offering wine business qualifications from an AACSB accredited Business School, supported by world-class research and teaching facilities in viticulture and oenology through the internationally renowned Waite Campus.

With a unique emphasis on both the production and sales aspects of wine, the University of Adelaide's Wine Business programs will equip you for an exciting career in an industry that contributes more than $45 billion to the Australian economy and supports over 160,000 jobs across Australia.*

*AgEcon Plus Consulting, 2019, Economic Contribution of the Australian Wine Sector

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Wine Business Information Session

Led by Program Director, Dr. Rebecca Dolan, and Associate Professor, Dr. Armando Corsi, join us for an interactive online Q&A session to discover how a degree in wine business can increase your career prospects and connect you with wine industry leaders.

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Igor Beron - Co-owner, Wines by Heart

"The University of Adelaide has an incredible reputation in the wine industry all around the world. I run a wine business in Portugal with my business partners and I feel confident in my decision making, as I've learned from Professors and industry experts who are extremely capable of teaching the tricky paths of such a complex industry."

Igor Beron, Master of Wine Business.

Flexible study options

With flexible programs designed for both full time students and working professionals, our suite of degrees include options for remote study and shorter qualifications that can be completed in one year or less. 

Graduate Certificate in Wine Business

Obtain a shorter qualification and graduate with the skills, frameworks and knowledge required for a competitive edge in the wine industry. Suited to those already working in the wine industry. 

Graduate Diploma in Wine Business

Prepare yourself for a range of strategic roles within the wine industry. Suited to those working in the wine industry or looking to break into the industry.

Master of Wine Business

Make a positive impact on the entire wine value chain. Students with a Viticulture and Oenology degree may be able to complete the Master of Wine Business in just 1.5 years.

Discover the international world of wine

Vineyard France

The Adelaide Business School also offers opportunities to complete an internationally accredited double degree with our partner, the University of Strasbourg, France. The program provides an overview of wine management and tourism focussing on the demands of the global wine trade, and provides a unique opportunity to enhance your education through a uniquely global and regional perspective.

Shorter exchange opportunities are also available with partners around the world, including the renowned KEDGE Wine and Spirits Academy in Bordeaux.

Connect with industry

The Adelaide Business School has partnered with Wine Communicators of Australia  (WCA), an industry body connecting business professionals working in the wine industry. University of Adelaide Wine Business students are entitled to a free WCA membership while they study, and have unique access to a range of online resources to keep you up to date with the latest trends in the world of wine business.

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