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Commercial services for the wine industry

Bragato Research Institute drives world-leading innovation for the New Zealand wine industry. We provide 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 grapevine identification testing, nanopore sequencing, viticulture trials, sensory services and winery trials within our state-of-the-art Research Winery.

Independent, controlled winery trials

Winery trials

Tailored sensory services on finished wines

Sensory services

Independent and tailored viticulture trials

Viticulture trials

Identify your grapevines with 100% certainty

Grapevine identification

High-throughput third-generation sequencing

Sequencing 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.

For general enquiries please email us