Lines for Wine

April 21, 2022
7 pm

Paradis Books & Bread
12831 W Dixie Hwy, North Miami, FL 33161

Lines for Wine

Have you ever learned about Ekphrastic poetry–poetry in response to a work of art–and wondered: why doesn’t this exist for wine? In this workshop, you will take your transformative experience with the flavors and tastes of wines from around the world and transfer them to the page.

Featured wines:

  • Menti Garganuda, Garganuda Pinot Nero, Veneto, Italy 2016
  • Podere Cellario, Il Barrusco Rosso Frizzante, Piemonte, Italy, 2021
  • Domaine L’Ecu, Janus, Loire Valley, France, 2019
  • Weingut Schmitt, Rosé, Rheinhessen, Germany, 2020

About your facilitators

Laura Gill (she/her) is a writer, photographer, and editor. Her essays have appeared in Agni, The Los Angeles Review, Electric Literature, and The Carolina Quarterly, amongst others. She edits nonfiction for Hobart.

Bianca Sanon (she/her) is a certified sommelier and service industry worker based in Miami, FL. A native of South Florida, she moved to New York City at the age of 18 to study at Columbia University, and although she spent time considering a career in corporate fashion, she quickly developed a passion for restaurants and hospitality. She is the co-owner/operator of Paradis Books & Bread, a cafe, bookstore & natural wine bar, and bottle shop located in North Miami. Paradis Books & Bread is owner-operated and offers an intimate and communal space to the people of South Florida and beyond. As a reflection of a group of friends who have grown and learned together over the years, every aspect of the space has emerged out of their personal experiences, interests, and politics.

Click here to view the full photo album