Moving the conversation forward

Moving the conversation forward

The post below comes from Khrys Maxwell, former agave educator with Tequila Fortaleza and frequent Mezcalistas collaborator. Most blind tastings are done to award points and medals all based upon someone’s preferences and sometimes, politics and money. I’ve had the...
Mezcal by Proxy – The Tres Tiempos Story

Mezcal by Proxy – The Tres Tiempos Story

One of the great frustrations so many of us have felt over the years is how few mezcal producers, the actual mezcaleros, are able to represent themselves and the mezcal they produce. This of course has everything to do with the visa application process and money....
Bespoke mezcal for your bar

Bespoke mezcal for your bar

Maguey Melate, the company that has started a mezcal of the month club with artisanal distillers in Oaxaca, is now offering a new service: they will source a unique mezcal batch for your restaurant or bar. I’ve seen bars do this on occasion here in the United...

Live the experience of global mezcal!

That’s the title of this video promoting “Vive Mezcal,” a new mezcal event in Oaxaca scheduled for this coming September 12-14th. As you can see the video is heavily business focused, very well produced, and culminates with a candle lit hipster celebration. What’s...