Durango is not Oaxaca, and that is just fine

Durango is not Oaxaca, and that is just fine

This is the second of a series of pieces about the mezcal scene in Durango by Tess Rose Lampert. Be sure to check out her first overview piece here. There is no denying Oaxaca’s unique magic, especially when it intertwines with the local mezcal traditions. It is...

Natural wine and… mezcal

This past weekend I was traveling through the Central Coast and had a great time in Los Alamos, a tiny one road town that – at least as I’m told by locals – has blossomed in just a few years from dusty main street into quite the darling of the wine, food,...
Exploring mezcal in Durango

Exploring mezcal in Durango

This Durango piece comes from Tess Rose Lampert, mezcal educator and frequent Mezcalistas collaborator. She has organized our DC and NYC Mexico in a Bottle in-event programs and will be spearheading our upcoming Chicago in-event program. We are looking forward to more...

New mezcal tours for 2019

It’s a new year so it’s time to start planning your mezcal travel. That’s what we always do. What, you consider that abnormal? With more and more people planning their travel around food and beverages, we just gave our tours page a whole new look,...

Coffee: The ever expanding Mexican universe

Max Garrone | Mezcalistas It’s an absolute cliche but every time I visit Mexico I’m stunned by how expansive the place is: There really is a separate Mexican universe with all that the term implies. The landscapes are more varied than you can imagine while all the...