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.

The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307409379
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: Crown - May 3rd, 2011

The Botanist and the Vintner: How Wine Was Saved for the World Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781565125285
Availability: On our shelves now (while supplies last)
Published: Algonquin Books - March 24th, 2006

Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780743277044
Availability: Not in stock at store. Will, in most instances, ship from our warehouse in 7-10 days
Published: Scribner - May 31st, 2011