The science (or art?) of pairing wines and writing dictionaries
Join wine critic Victoria Moore and author and playwright James Runcie for a couple of glasses of wine and a light-hearted discussion about the science (or art?) of pairing wines and writing dictionaries.
Arranged A-Z by food at one end and A-Z by wine at the other, Victoria Moore's The Wine Dine Dictionary is a unique handbook that aims to make you more informed, more creative, and more delicious choices about what to eat and drink.
James Runcie's recent play, A Word with Dr Johnson, is a witty new comedy celebrating the process behind the creation of Samuel Johnson's famous dictionary, the first modern English language dictionary as we now know it.
Your ticket includes two small glasses of wine from Davy’s Wine Merchants. This event is suitable for ages 18+.
Victoria Moore has been writing about drinking since 1998 when she began a column in the New Statesman. She has since written for the Daily Mail and The Guardian, and is now the wine correspondent for The Telegraph. The Wine Dine Dictionary has been nominated for the André Simon Award.
James Runcie is a British novelist, documentary film-maker, television producer and playwright. He is Commissioning Editor for Arts on BBC Radio 4, a Fellow of The Royal Society of Literature and a visiting professor at Bath Spa University. He is the author of The Grantchester Mysteries, now a successful ITV series (Grantchester).
We regret we will not be able to cater to special diets or offer substitute food and/or drink for items provided as part of this event.
Image: Cover detail from The Wine Dine Dictionary by Victoria Moore
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