California bill could allow underage students to taste wine

The bill, AB-1989, was introduced by Assembly Member Wesley Chesbro, and would allow students enrolled in an accredited winemaking or brewing program to taste, but not drink, alcoholic beverages for class.

Student dies in Santa Maria car crash

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the 24-year-old was driving in Santa Maria sometime Friday night when he crashed his Chevrolet Silverado.

Mustang News, Oct. 16, 2013: Parents’ Weekend impacts businesses, Wine & Viticulture gets new status

Mustang News anchor Christina Favuzzi covers the biggest news today at Cal Poly.

Keith Patterson, ‘face of Cal Poly wine and viticulture,’ dies Thursday

Sean McMinn UPDATE 4:53 p.m. Former Cal Poly wine and viticulture professor Keith Patterson was scheduled to teach two courses during spring quarter, according to wine and viticulture program director Jim Cooper. The search to find professors for those classes…

Viticulture donation nothing to wine about

The Paso Garagiste nonprofit organization donated $10,000 to Cal Poly viticulture at a special event Feb. 1, to help the department provide a better education for students The check was issued at Hammersky Vineyards at an event held in honor of the sponsors,…

Cal Poly wine wins gold at competition

Two Cal Poly wines won gold at the Orange County Commercial Wine Competition in Costa Mesa last month. The two winning wines were the 2008 Mustang Red and the 2008 Poly Royal red dessert wine.