On April 25, university Winemaster Kenneth Fugelsang received fourteen awards on behalf of the Fresno State Winery at the Jerry Mead New World International Wine Extravaganza, Gold Medal Showcase and Auction in Ontario. The awards were originally announced in February but they were actually presented last week. On Friday, Fresno State’s wine students will bring the medals home and symbolically present them to the university as another example of academic excellence in the Viticulture and Enology Research Center of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology.
Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Extravaganza awards presentation
• Fresno State enology students and faculty
• Debbie Adishian-Astone, executive director of Auxiliary Services Friday, April 30 — Noon to 1 p.m.
Fresno State Farm Market (5370 N. Chestnut Ave. at Barstow)
• Showcase high quality student enology efforts as well as highlight the ongoing rise of the Central Valley in the winemaking industry.
• Announce ticket sales of Celebration of Wine set for Juneindustry,
Students and Winemaster Ken Fugelsang will present medals to Adishian¬Astone representing the university.
Actual medals, wine boAdishian Astone products. Wine ceuniversity,ulture and Enology displays.
www.FresnoStateNews.com for full press release
Fugelsang, Adishian-Astone and enology students available for interviews. Enter at Chestnut or Barstow Avenues (southeast corner). Mult-box available. Use any regular open stalls in the parking lot.