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Fresno State Winery brings home awards

The Fresno State Winery has three new awards to add to its collection. The winery participated in the Long Beach Grand Cru Wine Competition, the 35th annual San Francisco International Wine Competition and the Consumer Wine Awards in 2015. “It’s ...

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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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Students craft gold in a bottle

The Fresno State Winery has won two gold medals in as many competitions so far in 2014 for its student-crafted wines. Lauryn Meissner won gold for her 2011 California Syrah at the California State Fair Wine Competition, and Matt Rule ...

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Students work to produce wine

Fresno State student interns manage the winemaking process from the grape crushing to the wine bottling.

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Grapes of Worth

Fresno State’s winery was the first university commercial winery in the country and continues to be the largest, producing up to 9,000 cases of wine every year, and provides students with a rare education and skillset. 

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Winery’s Le Vin Nouveau tribute

tudent-produced French Nouveau-style wines will be released at Le Vin Nouveau, the Fresno State Winery’s annual tribute to a French fall wine tradition, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at Fresno State's Enology building.

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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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Three Fresno State wines win Best of Class at state fair

The Fresno State Winery won 10 awards in the recent California State Fair commercial wine judging, including three Best of Class in Region and a gold medal, capping a year that netted 32 medals in six prestigious competitions throughout the country.

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