Director, North America, Carl Hansen & Søn WELL AP
I met Lia through planning a charity event and immediately understood her comprehensive understanding of Whiskey. When we were planning an event this past year, Lia expertly collaborated with us to customize a whiskey tasting exerience for our guests. Her storytelling skills come from her thorough knowledge and passion for spirits, and she is expert at engaging her audience, and having them open their minds (and mouths) to the world of Whiskey!
Co-Founder/CEO American Mash & Grain
Lia experiences whiskey the same way a poet experiences a sunset. Learning to drink whiskey is like learning a language, and Lia is one of the most fluent teachers you will come across. In her tastings, she uses each whiskey to tell a story. One of history and the impact that whiskey has had across the world, but also the journey of the process. She describes whiskey as being “of the earth,” and the way she talks about the grains, the yeast, the oak barrels, awakens a deeper appreciation for the magical qualities in the glass.
Creative Digital Marketing and Programming
Lia is a captivating storyteller and excellent presenter. I had the pleasure to work with her at Brooklyn Historical Society when Lia gave a lecture on the Whiskey Wars and the history of distilling in Brooklyn at one of our free museum events. She had a captivated audience for the entire time and gave her talk with a wonderful mix of facts, humor, and interesting details. Lia also took questions from the audience with ease, creating an open atmosphere of learning and discussion. It was a pleasure to work with Lia throughout the event planning process, and I would absolutely work with her again!