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An Evening with John Briscoe

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An Evening with John Briscoe

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Author of “Crush: The Triumph of California Wine”

Conversation, Book Signing & Wine Reception
Thursday, July 25 / 6pm - 8:30pm
Mission Blue Chapel

Join us for a special evening as we welcome John Briscoe, author of “Crush: The Triumph of California Wine”. Published in September 2018, “Crush” tells the fascinating 200-year history of wine-making in California and the dream of making wines as good as the greatest in France. Enjoy a conversation and book signing with John Briscoe, along with wine tasting with several local wineries, light snacks, and 15% savings at the Mercantile, where “Crush” is being sold.

  • 5:15pm Doors open @ Mission Blue Chapel

  • 6-7pm Conversation with John Briscoe and Stephen Andrews, host of Slow Living Radio®

  • 7:00-8:30pm Wine Tasting & Book Signing @ Mercantile & Art Gallery

    • Hall & Walt Wines

    • Sequoia Grove Winery

    • Smith Story Wine Cellars

  Seating is limited.

 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Briscoe is a San Francisco author, poet, lawyer and restaurateur. He has published poetry, articles on law, literature and history, and several books including Tadich Grill: The Story of San Francisco’s Oldest Restaurant. Since 1972 he has argued and tried cases in the United States Supreme Court, in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and in courts across the country. A distinguished fellow at the UC Berkeley, he has served for 22 years on the advisory board of the creative-writing MFA program at St. Mary’s College. Briscoe is co-owner of Sam’s Grill in San Francisco, founded in 1867.

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Author of “Crush: The Triumph of California Wine”

Conversation, Book Signing & Wine Reception
Thursday, July 25 / 6pm - 8:30pm
Mission Blue Chapel

Join us for a special evening as we welcome John Briscoe, author of “Crush: The Triumph of California Wine”. Published in September 2018, “Crush” tells the fascinating 200-year history of wine-making in California and the dream of making wines as good as the greatest in France. Enjoy a conversation and book signing with John Briscoe, along with wine tasting with several local wineries, light snacks, and 15% savings at the Mercantile, where “Crush” is being sold.

  • 5:15pm Doors open @ Mission Blue Chapel

  • 6-7pm Conversation with John Briscoe and Stephen Andrews, host of Slow Living Radio®

  • 7:00-8:30pm Wine Tasting & Book Signing @ Mercantile & Art Gallery

    • Hall & Walt Wines

    • Sequoia Grove Winery

    • Smith Story Wine Cellars

  Seating is limited.

 ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Briscoe is a San Francisco author, poet, lawyer and restaurateur. He has published poetry, articles on law, literature and history, and several books including Tadich Grill: The Story of San Francisco’s Oldest Restaurant. Since 1972 he has argued and tried cases in the United States Supreme Court, in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and in courts across the country. A distinguished fellow at the UC Berkeley, he has served for 22 years on the advisory board of the creative-writing MFA program at St. Mary’s College. Briscoe is co-owner of Sam’s Grill in San Francisco, founded in 1867.