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Longue Vue's fall workshop features author DeNeice C. Guest. The lecture entitled "Drink the Harvest" highlights garden to glass tips from her book of the same name, and how garden-fresh fruits and vegetables can be used to make juices, wines, fermented drinks and syrups.

Drink the Harvest features recipes to create delicious drinks like Prickly Pear Cactus Juice, Big Wow Grape Cider, Garden Mint Wine, Luscious Limoncello, Rose Hip Tea and Kombucha.

The workshop takes place on November 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. and includes a basic winemaking kit for guests. Tickets are $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers and can be purchased in advance at


About Longue Vue House and Gardens
Founded by philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, Longue Vue is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children. This National Historic Landmark serves as one of New Orleans' premier education and cultural resources. Longue Vue is open seven days a week to the public for tours of the home and gardens, special events and programs. Visit for more information.

About DeNeice C. Guest
DeNeice C. Guest has been studying wild herbs and gardening for over 30 years, and she has been making and brewing herb-based tonics, beverages, and medicines for the last decade. DeNeice is a charter member of the Asheville E-Z Gardeners, and created the club's signature wine, E-Z Gardeners Passionflower-Lemon Balm Wine.