"From Vine to Wine"
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
THE MAYFLOWER RENAISSANCE | WASHINGTON, D.C
In partnership with the College of Agricultural Sciences
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Denise Gardner ’07
Penn State Extension Enologist
Join Penn State’s leading wine expert, Denise Gardner, as she explains how the world of wine captivated her life while tasting your way through the history and enjoyable nature of wine. Learn the difference between Old World and New World wines and how to sense varying wine flavors. Plus, discover fun wine facts that will impress your friends during a future dinner party.
Denise Gardner ’07 is the enology associate at Penn State Extension, which offers educational support for the Pennsylvania wine industry. In 2001, when she was 16, she started growing wine grapes at the local high school and became fascinated by wine. She graduated from Penn State’s food science program with a minor in horticulture.
Join fellow alumni for a pre-event happy hour to refresh your networking skills, then put your skills to use during the evening's City Lights program. Register here.
$40 Alumni Association members
All registrants must be at least 21 years old, as alcohol will be served. Business attire is suggested.
6:30–7:30 p.m. Heavy hors d'oeuvres reception (includes wine and beer)
7:30–9:00 p.m. Educational program with wine tasting
9:00–9:30 p.m. Dessert reception
Optional Alumni Career Services Networking Workshop