November 17th – Le Vin Nouveau

[custom_frame_left]Le nouveau[/custom_frame_left]We invite you to celebrate with us and celebrate with the world. According to tradition, at one minute after midnight on the third Thursday of each November, winemakers from villages in France release their first vintage of the year, Beaujolais Nouveau, with much fanfare. Come to ApCal and celebrate with the Fresno State Winery in the release of the first wines of our 2011 vintage made in the style true to Beaujolais Nouveau!

Thursday, November 17, 2011
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tickets Information:
$15 – general admission
$10 – Fresno State wine club, students, alumni, faculty, and staff with I.D.

This festive outdoor event includes wine tasting and food paring. Dancing is encouraged! Wines will be poured by Fresno State Enology students who participated in making the 2011 Nouveau series and in Fresno State’s wine production class with winemaker John Giannini.

Featured Fresno State Wines:

2011 Nouveau Blanc
2011 Nouveau Rouge
2009 Centennial Cuvee
2009 Touriga Nacional (TN)
2010 Sauvignon Blanc

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Gibson Farm Market or by phone at ApCal at 559-674-9463. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. For more information please call ApCal at 559-674-9463 or email Jennifer Sobieralski in the Fresno State Winery at

Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.