Events

The Drunken Botanist Tour Dates, 2014

Posted on Dec 12, 2013 in Events, Featured | 4 comments

I’ll be all over the country in 2014, talking to audiences at botanical gardens, libraries, universities, spas (yes, spas!) and more.  The tour list is getting updated all the time–check it out here.

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The Drunken Botanst Goes to Manhattan…and Elsewhere…

Posted on May 21, 2013 in Events | 1 comment

…and Buffalo. And Brooklyn. See you there? As always, please check with the venue before heading out to confirm details. Also, there are lots more events coming up around the country–go here to see the complete list. June 06 2013 06:30 PM — The Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY Doors open at 6 and there will be drinks! June 09 2013 02:00 PM — Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, Yes, it’s a flower shop AND a bar. So naturally, I’m doing an event there! $15 gets you a cocktail, a bouquet of cocktail-friendly plants and flowers, and a $5 donation to...

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Botanical Bacchanalia: The Drunken Botanist Book Tour Begins

Posted on Feb 26, 2013 in Events | 3 comments

I’ll be on the road all spring in bookstores, distilleries, bars, and other such dubious establishments.  Sometimes we’ll pour a cocktail, and sometimes we’ll be sharing & giving away cocktail-friendly plants for the garden.  Sometimes, as was the case where this photo was taken at Tales of the Cocktail, we’ll be doing some very scientific tasting.  Sounds like fun, doesn’t it?  Stops include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Austin, Albuquerque, Miami, Boston, New York, Chapel Hill–and on it...

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Tales of the Cocktail notes

Posted on Jul 26, 2012 in Events | 2 comments

  This post will only make sense to you if you were in the talk I gave at Tales of the Cocktail called The Drunken Botanist:  A Preview. It was a sneak preview of my new book, coming out in March 2013, called The Drunken Botanist:  The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks.  I promised to share links to a bunch of sources, so here they are: Handbook of Alcoholic Beverages — this new two-volume set covers a wide range of research and technical information that I referenced throughout my talk. FDA DATABASES: Poisonous Plants.  (This is not a comprehensive list of...

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Drunken Botanist Gets a Preview at Tales of the Cocktail!

Posted on Apr 16, 2012 in Events | 1 comment

The book is done, the copyeditors are having their way with it, and I’m getting a breather–but not for long!  In just a couple months I’ll be back in New Orleans at Tales of the Cocktail, giving a sneak peek at some of the crazier botanical booze stories from the book. Tickets are on sale now–and you can go to just one seminar, or hit as many of them as you want. Here’s what I’ll be talking about. Actually, that’s only the beginning–we’ll get to many more plants in addition to those. Very happy to be working with the brilliant Eric Seed...

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