Words and Wine: A Book Discussion Series
Grab a bottle of Missouri wine from your local retailer and join the St. Louis Public Library and the Missouri Botanical Garden for a virtual book discussion. Words and Wine: A Book Discussion Series is in conjunction with an exhibit opening in April at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Grafting the Grape: American Grapevine Rootstock in Missouri and the World.
Books are provided by Subterranean Books for the three-part discussion series.
Please use coupon code GARDEN to receive 20% off your Reading Group book purchase from Subterranean Books.
Thursday, April 1, 7 p.m. The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine by Todd Kliman. Opening remarks: Waller McGuire, Executive Director, St. Louis Public Library. Discussion moderator: Glenn Bardgett, Missouri Wine and Grape Board and columnist for Sauce Magazine. Facilitator: Christine LaBarbera, St. Louis Public Library.
Thursday, July 8, 7 p.m. The Botanist and the Vintner, by Christy Campbell. Opening remarks: Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson, President, Missouri Botanical Garden. Discussion co-moderators: Wendy Applequist, Missouri Botanical Garden scientist (to be confirmed); and winemaker/vintner TBD. Facilitator: Christine LaBarbera, St. Louis Public Library
Thursday, October 14, 7 p.m. Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, by Daniel Okrent. Opening remarks: Nezka Pfeifer, Sachs Museum Curator. Discussion moderator: Daniel Okrent, author. Facilitator: Christine LaBarbera, St. Louis Public Library.
Discussions take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. Registration is free, but required. Visit the Events Calendar at slpl.org to sign up.