MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Festival of Books is proud to announce a new, special wine tasting event with Eric Asimov, chief wine critic for The New York Times.  On Saturday afternoon, October 3, beginning at 5:00pm.

 Asimov will present “How to Love Wine:  A Talk and Tasting,” based on his latest book, How to Love Wine:  A Memoir and Manifesto.  Join your fellow booklovers and wine aficionados at the end of the Festival for a wine tasting, and hear what Asimov has to say about current wine trends and conventional wine wisdom. 

His talk will take place at the Parish House of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 121 South Street, directly across from the Vail Mansion lawn in Morristown.  Copies of How to Love Wine:  A Memoir and Manifesto will be for sale and Asimov will be signing books at the end of the event.

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Eric Asimov is a career journalist with extensive experience reporting and writing about lifestyle, food, and wine for The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Food and Wine and Details magazines.  Asimov assumed the position of chief wine critic for The New York Times in 2004, after having covered wine with The Times's tasting panel and in his Tastings column for the Dining section.  Asimov is also the interim chief restaurant critic for The Times

Don’t miss this final, delightful evening of the 2015 Morristown Festival of Books!

Tickets for Asimov’s talk and tasting are $20 and go on sale to the general public on September 8, 2015.  Tickets may be purchased online via paypal at http://morristownbooks.org.

Limited tickets available