Where we stand

Where we stand

I can’t tell you how many times I have started to write this post, only to be blindsided yet again by more news and school closings and shelter in home instructions. It is impossible to even articulate how much our world has changed in just a week. It has become...
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...

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...
Ready for Tucson’s Agave Heritage Festival?

Ready for Tucson’s Agave Heritage Festival?

I’m excited to be heading to Tucson next week for the local Agave Heritage Festival because of all the luminaries involved and, well, it’s Tucson and I’m excited to explore the desert. As much as California is agave country, the Sonoran Desert is an...