Noshing in Nature: The Botany of Bourbon and BBQ 

Friday, September 30, 2022
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Downtown Sarasota Campus
1534 Mound Street, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Noshing in Nature: The Botany of Bourbon and BBQ

Botany has never tasted so good! In this new series, learn the plants behind your favorite beverages and sample your way through science.

From meats to bourbons, wood smoking creates a wide array of flavor profiles, but what is the process behind a signature smoky taste? Join a Selby Gardens’ horticulturist, a certified barbecue expert, and a master mixologist to explore the cultivation of trees and how they are used to create complex flavors, then put your new knowledge into practice by sampling a variety of bourbons and BBQ styles.


Chef – Brett Wagner 

Selby Gardens Horticulturist – Christopher Elenstar   

Mixologist – Dillon Murray   

Class Fee: Members $60/Non-members $66. All supplies are included in the class fee.