Wine buffs drink in a good novel as booze and books combine at literary festival

Wine buffs drink in a good novel as booze and books combine at literary festival
Tristan Darby reading

The Cotswold Edge Literary Festival might have been about good literature, but one event showed it can also be about decent wine as well.

Tristan Darby, the owner of the Bristol Wine School and former actor, enthralled his audience at Hamptons Deli in Chipping Sodbury with readings from books as diverse as Henry IV part 2, Game of Thrones, Sense and Sensibility, and Breakfast at Tiffany's. Each reading came with its own linked wine, expertly chosen by Tristan.

There was also some dark chocolate for those attending to enjoy as Tristan read from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, recommending a wine to go with it.

The Cotswold Edge Literary Festival ran from 16 - 23 June, with support from its sponsors, The Olympus Academy Trust, the Willowbrook Centre and the Interchange lifestyle blog.

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