"Infinite Country” by Patricia Engel Paired with Alma de Cattleya Sauvignon Blanc

Pouring Over Pages by Maritza Lacayo and Alexa Ferra

Episode notes

We’re going deep into “Infinite Country” by Patricia Engel. It's a powerful novel about the immigrant story from the perspective of a Colombian family torn between their homeland and the United States. It captures the harsh reality of what it means to be undocumented in the United States and how cruel and archaic immigration policies haunt those among us to this very day.

We paired this book with Alma de Cattleya Sauvignon Blanc 2020, which is made by a Colombian winemaker, as homage to the motherland in story.

We are also excited to share this conversation with you all because we have an amazing guest—Erika Aguas-Shakes—who joined in and shared her perspective on immigration, coming to the United States, and the love she has for her home country of Colombia. Her point of view could teach us all a little something about the sacrifices ... 

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