Alia Akkam is a New York-based food, drink and culture writer and the editor of Edible Queens. Her work has appeared in Paper, Hemispheres, First We Feast and the Paris Review Daily, among others.
Alia Akkam journeys to Peru to discover the soul of the country's native grape-based spirit and, after meeting a shifty, fleece-donning shaman, comes back with a new understanding of her…
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