Commercial Services for the Wine Industry


Bragato Research Institute drives world-leading innovation for the New Zealand wine industry. Our Commercial offering provides advanced analytical and consulting services to New Zealand grape and wine producers and their suppliers.

The broad range of technical industry support provided by our experienced Science team builds on the fundamental research being performed at the Bragato Research Institute. Our services include soil health analysis and testing, sophisticated molecular testing and a range of sensory services as well as trials within our new state-of-the-art Research Winery.

Molecular Testing

Soil Health

Winery Trials

Sensory Services

We are continually broadening our wine industry services for growers and wineries. Our team looks forward to partnering with you to solve real-world problems faced by our industry and to provide fit-for-purpose solutions and decision making support to your organisation.

Partner Funding

We are registered with IRD as a research provider – so qualifying R&D we do for you may be eligible for R&D tax credits. If you are looking to source external funding to further your commercial Research and Development aspirations. We have an experienced team who can assist you with funding applications.

Make informed decisions with our Analytical and Technical Services or to discuss our assistance with funding applications. Please direct any research winery queries to or grapevine testing to

For general enquiries contact