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“The Drunken Botanist”: An Evening with Superstar Garden Writer Amy Stewart

DATE
Thu, Jul 18, 2013
TIME
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Her presentation is called: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks
 Join Amy Stewart at Longue Vue for an exploration of the dizzying array of plants that humans have, through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation, contrived to transform into alcohol. From the sugar cane that gives us Caribbean rum, to the juniper berries that flavor gin, to the odd and obscure fruits that flavor Italian liqueurs, Amy Stewart takes a most intoxicating perspective on the leaves, bark, seeds, roots, flowers, and fruit imbibed around the world. It's the compelling mixture of history, science, literature and humor that Stewart is known for.

Cost: $45 with limited seating which includes the cocktail tasting.

6:30 p.m. Cocktail Tasting

7:15 p.m. Lecture by Amy Stewart

8:00 p.m. Book signing Amy Stewart

LOCATION

Longue Vue House and Gardens
7 Bamboo Rd. United States
New Orleans, LA 70124

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