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Students learn how to make wine

Fresno State’s Department of Viticulture and Enology held the semester’s last Student Wine Grape Crush and Processing Day at the campus winery  on Sept. 29. Matthew Brain, the university’s winemaker, said of the processing day, “This is the last fruit ...

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A Fresno State wine gains popularity after winning awards

A Fresno State wine is in the process of selling out after winning multiple awards. The 2013 Touriga earned a silver medal from Sunset magazine’s 2016 International Wine Competition. In addition, the wine won gold medals at the 2016 Pacific ...

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New winemaker looks to prepare students with new approaches

During harvest season, Matt Brain, Fresno State’s new winemaker and lecturer, wakes up at the break of dawn to monitor the winemaking process. He checks the fermentation of the grapes by smell. Then he moves on to plan out his ...

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New bill legalizes wine tasting courses for students under 21

Students who are under 21 will now be allowed to taste wine in wine-evaluating courses at Fresno State after California passed the “Sip and Spit” bill over summer.

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Welty’s commemorative wine wins award

A Fresno State wine made to commemorate former Fresno State President John Welty won a silver medal at the 2014 Consumer Wine Awards in Lodi.

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Fresno State students join Big Fresno Fair fun

The Big Fresno Fair was nothing out of the ordinary Thursday night at dusk: families enjoyed their foot massages to end the day, kids straggled behind their parents with stuffed animals in tow, karaoke singers belting out notes of “Ain’t No Mountain ...

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Centennial Cuvee releases day before graduation

In the 100th year of Fresno State’s existence there are many different ways to commemorate such a significant birthday. However, what a better way to celebrate than with a limited release Fresno State Centennial wine?

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Save Mart sells Fresno State wine

Five Fresno State wines are flying off the grocery shelves during a new fall promotion at 11 Save Mart Supermarkets in Fresno, Clovis, Visalia and Hanford.

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Fresno State wine wins record 49 medals

When you walk into the department of viticulture and enology at California State University, Fresno, not only will you smell the scent of fermenting grapes as the students begin the process of winemaking, but you will also feel the sense of pride.

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A taste of France at Fresno State Winery

On the fourth Thursday of every November, Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. On the third Thursday the French celebrate Le Vin Nouveau, the first release of the year’s wine harvest, and Fresno State is joining in.

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Student wine making abroad

For some students, summer is a time for getting in those extra hours at work. But for others, it’s getting much needed classes out of the way.

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Fresno State’s award-winning wine

Many of the Fresno State Winery’s award-winning wines were displayed at the winery’s 10-year anniversary on Nov. 3. 'Tailgate Red is our most popular wine,' marketing manager Jessup Wiley said. 'It’s a local favorite and people love to support the university.'
An array of orange, blue, yellow, pink and red ribbons are displayed behind a glass case. Articles with large font reading “Best of Class” and “Best of Region” line the four walls; this is the Fresno State University’s winery.

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