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An evening that sups from the cup of contemporary literature and interrogates the flavour notes of modern wines.
Read Between the Wines is a book group with a difference. Simultaneously celebrating the art of wordsmithery and the beauty of wine craft, we pair our book group read with a selection of three choice wines and open the floor to taste, discover and discuss.
Our chosen book group story is ‘Maintenance’ by Sussie Anie, available as part of Reverse Engineering II from Scratch Books. You can read the short story here.
We’ll start with a wine tasting to whet our whistles, followed by an excerpt reading and discussion of the story and some insights and responses to the text.
Having built up a thirst, we’ll be returning to the tasting with the last two wines, considering each for its connection to the themes of the story as well as its own tales to tell.
Finally, a little looser and warmed up, we’ll have more of a free form discussion, delving deeper into the story, the wines and their merits, magic and (maybe) misses.
Ticket price includes an enthusiastically-led wine tasting of three wines, some erudite literary conversation augmented with exclusive perspectives from the author and critics, and some ever so slightly drunken ramblings from the rest of us.
You'll also receive a discount code for a copy of Reverse Engineering II, where 'Maintenance' is featured. Not to mention the Read Between the Wines pencil, of course.
Read Between The Wines
Thursday 16th March 2023, 8.00pm
Tickets: £15 + £1 Poly Fund
A £1 Poly Fund payment is added to each ticket sold.
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