The botany in our booze with author Amy Stewart

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Guest:  Amy Stewart

[REBROADCAST] As we enjoy our time off for Independence Day, we lift our glasses to some of the botanicals in our favorite drinks. Agave, juniper, barely, sugarcane, corn, spearmint, wormwood – these are just a few of the essential ingredients is our spirits, wine and beer that avid gardener and author AMY STEWART highlights in her new book The Drunken Botanist: The Plants that Create the World’s Great Drinks. She tells Marty about the botany behind our booze.

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