Watch mezcal in action

Watch mezcal in action

I just saw a report that binge watching is finally declining. Could that mean that we’re finally focusing on quality cinema like the Criterion Channel? Fortunately or not, that’s not the case because it probably means that we’re leaving the house...

The origins of mezcal

Patricia Colunga’s documentary “Los Mezcales del Occidente de México y la Destilación Prehispánica,” where she tries to establish the pre-hispanic origins of mezcal is now available for rental on Vimeo. You can watch it in English or Spanish,...

In defense of tequila

Patricia Colunga has a provocative opinion piece in today’s La Jornada on tequila, NOM-186, and the battle over denominación de origen for agave distillates in Mexico. Update: Here’s a quick translation of Patricia’s piece by Elliot Heilman:  ...