“People find me a bit abrasive and often defiant because my POV is so vocal. I just like to be heard, but it can be confusing for some. I LOVE being vocal about my attributes of...” Does this describe a bold person that you know? It also describes a specific red wine varietal!
As an independent sommelier and craved wine enthusiast, LaSaan Georgeson entertainingly introduces her style of educating wine novices and wine collectors alike through the personification of wine. She wittingly personifies wine varietals by correlating them to human attributes while providing whimsical tips for creative food pairings. Get ready for a whole new way of wine pairing for optimal indulgence.
LaSaan hopes that readers will identify and appreciate the vast differences in personalities that wines display. She intentionally weaves in and out of describing the characteristics and attributes of wine varietals while revealing uncanny similarities to human beings throughout. LaSaan layers in basic education on wines as she passionately guides you through wine history, correlations of wine varietals to human characteristics, winemaking and varietal expression. She then allows the reader to savor through the aroma and palate descriptions - you can practically inhale and taste the wines right off the page.
The book is all about making the topic of wine more approachable and providing a simple yet sound connection of people to wine in one of the descriptors of a medium to full body white varietal: “I come with an easy attitude as I’m hardy and a neutral balance with minimal needs. I am comfortable and confident in my skin...”
“Wines are organic, with inherent characteristics just like you and me!”
“ ￼Excellent read! Fun reading for anyone who likes wine! This book is also educational for those of us that prefer to enjoy wine without getting too technical on the aspects of wine history, regions, and winemaking.“
“...LaSaan is extremely knowledgeable, and she brings a unique experience that is lively, full of conversation, and memorable. Also, I highly recommend her e-book: “If a Wine Were Me Which Would it Be.” It is fun and informative – rich with information where everyone can learn something new. If you haven’t read it yet, get it now!”
"This is the first wine book I've truly enjoyed. The concept is clever and fun (it's definitely a good conversation starter with people you are getting to know!), and the book is an educational and easy read. The tasty descriptions of the wines will make you want to run out and buy each one - and their suggested food pairings!”