Date(s) & Time(s)::
August 25, 2012 at 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM
Location: Smittcamp Alumni House
The Fresno State Winery and the College of Arts and Humanities will release a limited edition special wine blend to honor Philip Levine, who was the Library of Congress’ 18th Poet Laureate and as an emeritus professor of English who taught at Fresno State for 34 years.
This commemorative wine, which Levine named “Picaresque,” will be released at a public reception honoring Levine, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Smittcamp Alumni House on the Fresno State campus. Tasting of the new wine will be available.
Bottles and cases of Picaresque will be available for sale that evening at the Fresno State Winery on Barstow Avenue from 4-6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Fresno State Department of Viticulture and Enology, and the Philip Levine Scholarship in Poetry. Picaresque will retail at $17.95. A limited number of bottles signed by Levine will be available for $50 each.
Must be 21 to attend.