Back to the future with ensembles

Back to the future with ensembles

We’ve been through a few different eras of mezcal now in the United States (and I’m saying the US because as we all know, there are ample histories of mezcal in Mexico that are very different) and many appear to reflect what’s going on in the larger drinking culture....
Can’t get enough of a whole week of mezcal

Can’t get enough of a whole week of mezcal

Alas, Mezcal Week 2018 is in the books. Yet another year of amazing tastings embedded in an excuse to get out there and appreciate the amazing variety of Mexico’s national spirits. This year we continued our global march with extensive participation in Mexico...
A Del Maguey journey

A Del Maguey journey

This has been a piece a long time in the making, ever since the news of Pernod Ricard partnering with  Del Maguey broke almost exactly a year ago on June 7th 2017, and changed the landscape of the mezcal category. It has been just a year, but what a year it has been,...
Del Maguey acquired by Pernod Ricard

Del Maguey acquired by Pernod Ricard

The much anticipated news that Pernod Ricard had acquired a mezcal company finally hit, with perhaps the biggest surprise of all being who it acquired– Del Maguey. Pernod will take a majority stake in the US’ number one mezcal company. The exact terms of...