$45 per ticket
The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks
A one-hour lecture with slides in PowerPoint
Author Amy Stewart is back with her fourth New York Times bestseller, The Drunken Botanist: 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.
Co-hosted by The Herb Society of America: The New Orleans Unit, New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation and Longue Vue House and Gardens