"Her presentations are unique, hands-on, and spiritually enriching. She weaves a Christian theology of feasting and joy through a presentation that stirs the imagination, the soul, and the palate—leading participants through a wine tasting as spiritual practice."

Jill Carattini, Atlanta

Events:

Unless otherwise indicated, the events are about the spirituality of wine

2019

January 7            St. Francis Xavier Catholic church, Birmingham, Al, USA

January 10          St. Stephen's Episcopal church, Birmingham, AL, USA

January 12          New Water Farm, AL, USA: Envisioning food, soil and land redeemed

January 18         Church Street Wine shop, Huntsville, AL, USA

January 26          Guildford Anglican church, Guildford, England

January 28          National Arch deacon's gathering, Anglican Church, Swanwick, England

May 11                 Theolpolis Institute, Birmingham, Al, USA

    

June 8-15             Wine Pilgrimage: Burgundy & Alsace, France and Franconia, Germany

September 14-21 Wine Pilgrimage: Burgundy & Alsace, France and Franconia, Germany

2018

USA

April 4                 George MacDonald, Gender & Freedom, All Saints Episcopal Church, Birmingham, AL

April 7                 New Water Farms, Birmingham, Al

April 9                 Smooth Rock, Birmingham, AL

April 13                George MacDonald, Gender & Freedom, Mars Hill Audio, Charlottesville, VA

April 14                Church of the Holy Cross & Mars Hill Audio,  Charlottesville, VA

May 3                   Newbigin House of Studies, San Francisco, CA

May 4                   Eucharist Church, San Francisco, CA

May 6                   Lecture on George MacDonald, Gender and Freedom, Newbigin House of Studies

 

November 8        Shades Valley Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, AL

   

2017

January 20-Febuary 29:    Speaking Tour USA, New Zealand & Hong Kong

USA: 

January 22             Ocean Reef, Florida Keys

New Zealand:

February 1             Gibbston Valley Wines with Alan Brady, Central Otago

February 7             Knox Lecture Series Event: Exploring the Spirituality of Wine, Dunedin

February 8             Workshop: Creation and holistic living for all of life, Dunedin

February 9             St. Matthew in the City, Auckland

February 13            Workshop: Creation and holistic living for all of life, Auckland

February 13            Knox Lectures Series Event: Exploring the Spirituality of Wine, Auckland

February 17            Workshop: Creation and holistic living for all of life, Wellington

February 17            Knox Lectures Series Event: Exploring the Spirituality of Wine

                                 St. John's KCML, Wellington

February 18            Te Muna Valley Vineyard, Martinborough, Wairarapa

Hong Kong:

February 21             Amuse Bouche, private event with sommelier Kent Wong

February 24             Amuse Bouche, private event with sommelier Kent Wong

February 25             The Spirituality of Wine: private event

August  18 -20:       Boulder & Denver, CO, USA

 

August 18:               Boulder Faith + Work Initiative, The Meyer Barn , Boulder, CO 

August 20:              Denver Institute for Faith & Work, Denver, CO  

 

October 11:              Land and Faith conference at Wiston Estate, England

2016

 

March 27:              Towards a Spirituality of Wine, Joy & Feasting, Freswick Castle, Scotland

April 1:                   The Five Senses at Play in Christian Worship

                               Institute for Theology, Imagination & the Arts. University of St. Andrews

 

April 15-June 21    Book tour USA & Canada

 

April 15                  The Spirituality of Wine, Festival of Faith and Writing, Grand Rapids, MI

April 17                  Coming to our Senses: The Spirituality of Wine, Aperitivo, Grand Rapids, MI

April 19                  The Spirituality of Wine, Butch's, Holland, MI

April 21                  The Spirituality of Wine, Vineyard Scholars Conference, Raleigh, NC

April 24                  The Spirituality of Wine, Joy & Feasting, St. John's Anglican Church, Vancouver, BC

April 28                  The Spirituality of Wine, ARocha, Brooksdale, Surrey, BC

April 30                  Vernon Alliance Church, Vernon, BC: speaking at evening service

 

May 1                      Vernon Alliance Church Vernon, BC: speaking at the two morning services   

May 7                      Icicle Creek Winery, Wenatchee, WA: presentation, wine tasting and book signing

May 8                      Gruenewald Guild, Leavenworth, WA: presentation, wine tasting and book signing

May 10                    Canlis Restaurant, Seattle, WA: private event

May 11                     Canlis Restaurant, Seattle, WA: private event

May 12                     Alexandria Nicole Cellars, Woodinville, WA, presentation, wine tasting and book signing

May 13                     St. Mark's Episcopal Cathedral in conjunction with IMAGE, Seattle, WA

May 14                     Seattle School of Theology, Seattle, WA, presentation, wine tasting and book signing

May 19                     Book Bin with The Barrel & Keg, Salem, OR

May 20                    St. Mark Lutheran Church, Salem, OR (held at Witness Tree Vineyard),

                                 presentation, wine tasting and book signing

May 21                     Columbia Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, WA: private event

May 22                     Columbia Presbyterian Church, Vancouver, WA: private event

 

June 2                      Urbano Cellars, Berkeley, CA: Presentation, wine tasting and book signing 

June 4                      St. James Anglican Church, San Jose: Presentation, wine tasting and book signing                        

June 4-5                   Bay Area Book Festival, Berkeley, CA: Come and see me at the Festival!

June 8                      Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, Berkeley, CA: Join us for conversation & wine at 4:30pm

June 9                      Newbigin House of Studies, San Francisco, CA

June 11                     Saint Frank Coffee (artisan coffee shop), San Francisco, CA

June 12                     Eucharist Church, San Francisco, CA

 

June 13-20               Sonoma/Napa Valley:

June 16                    St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Healdsburg, parish hall:

                                 presentation, wine tasting and book signing: 6:30pm

June 17                     Mauritson Wines, Healdsburg: presentation, wine tasting and book signing: 5:30pm

June 18                     Copperfield's Books, Healdsburg: Where Authors and Readers meet: 12noon-2p

                    

June 20                    A Conversation about the spirituality of wine with Tim Mondavi, Continuum, N

November 5-29:    Speaking Tour East Coast, USA

November 7        Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey

November 11       Charleston, SC (private event)

November 17       Clubhouse on Highlands, Birmingham, AL

2015

 

June 27:               Biblical Foundations for a Spirituality of Wine,

                             All Saints' Episcopal Church, Birmingham, USA

July 5:                  Coming to Our Senses: Towards a Spirituality of the Five Senses

                             All Saints' Episcopal Church, Birmingham, USA

July 9:                  Seminar on the Spirituality of Wine with wine tasting part I,

                             InSpero, Birmingham, USA

July 10:                Seminar on the Spirituality of Wine with wine tasting part II,

                             InSpero, Birmingham, USA

July 29:                Coming to Our Senses: The Spirituality of Wine,

                             Abbey Summer School, Edinburgh, UK

August 6:            The Spirituality of Wine: Towards a Theology of Joy

                             Kirchengemeinde Segnitz, Germany

November 15:     A Conversation about the Spirituality of Wine

                             Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birimingham, AL

November 23:     Wine in the ritual of Eucharist, SBL, Atlanta, USA

Please contact Gisela Kreglinger if you are interested in hosting an event around the spirituality of wine or would like to schedule an interview.

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