SAGWRI is a research and postgraduate training institute that has a broad scope and mandate to operate inter-facultatively within SU, and in partnership with other national and international higher education, and public and private enterprises. SAGWRI focuses on Integrated Grape and Wine Sciences and Biotechnology and is linked to the Department of Viticulture and Enology within the AgriSciences faculty at SU
The main goals of the institute are to:

Coordinate post graduate
training in Grape
and Wine Sciences

Coordinate Grape and
Wine Research at
Stellenbosch University

Establish, Maintain
and Promote

Pursue internationalization

Participate in
innovation activities


Viticulture, Oenology and Wine Biotechnology are the main research themes at SAGWRI


SAGWRI offers postgraduate degrees (Hons, MSc, PhD) in Viticulture, Oenology and Grapevine and Wine Biotechnology


Find out more for the application procedure and project opportunities for postgraduate studies