So you want to grow agave

So you want to grow agave

Let’s say you want to make mezcal or just learn how to propagate agave. There are plenty of resources out there but now there’s a pamphlet that is designed just for you. It’s in Spanish so that may deter some, but it’s also illustrated so there’s a really nice visual...
The Dia del Mezcalero Experience

The Dia del Mezcalero Experience

When I first heard about CNI Brands’ Dia del Mezcalero last year, I was equally curious and skeptical of what a trip to Oaxaca with more than 30 people in the industry could possibly be like. Rumor said rough, with all of the usual organizational issues that...
Back to the future with ensembles

Back to the future with ensembles

We’ve been through a few different eras of mezcal now in the United States (and I’m saying the US because as we all know, there are ample histories of mezcal in Mexico that are very different) and many appear to reflect what’s going on in the larger drinking culture....