Catching up with Emma Janzen

(As you’ll read Emma is Chicago based so it’s only natural that we have a book release party during this weekend’s Mexico in a Bottle Chicago pre-game show. We’ll be at Estereo 3-6PM this Saturday so drop on by to talk to the author yourself and have a cocktail while...

Agave: Spirit of a Nation

Looky here, a new documentary about mezcal from the people who brought you Decanted featuring some of our favorite people in the mezcal world including Graciela Angeles, Aquilino Lopez, and Carlos Camarena. It won’t be ready for release until early 2018 so stay...
The mezcal conundrum

The mezcal conundrum

Like a lot of people in the world of mezcal, this is an issue I think about a lot – how to find the delicate balance of promoting an amazing spirit with supply and production limitations. The New York Times piece that hit over the weekend, Here, Try Some Mezcal,...

Yo soy mezcal, a sneak peak

Just in time for the holidays we have a great way to burn through another five minutes of your boss’ time – watch this, then jump down below. YO SOY MEZCAL | Documentary Trailer from Eric Wolfinger on Vimeo. We’re proud to have shown this previous to our...

The Rise of Mezcal: Episode ?

Is it finally time for our “mezcal is having its moment” piece? That’s a conversation Susan and I have had many times in the past year or two. I even started writing it a few times and our latest t-shirt is an allusion to that question. If we were...

The Donald gets his due

You’ve probably seen or heard of Ilegal Mezcal’s “Donald Eres un Pendejo” campaign in NYC. Well, as of Monday night, it finally came to SF. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Donald Eres un Pendejo San...