Our recent Spirited Conversations talk in Los Angeles this past Monday was focused on what bars and restaurants look for in choosing their cocktail mezcals. Moderator Jason Horn guided panelists Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza Restaurante, Bryant Orozco of Madre and
It's hard to believe that I am off to Mexico in a couple of days for some mezcal adventures. Advance planning always makes things seem so distant and then boom, the day of departure appears out of nowhere. A few
Last night's inaugural Spirited Conversation at Midtown's Cantina Alley was fun and super interactive. Rion Toal of the Maestros del Mezcal cooperative tasted us through six mezcals from five different producers and led the talk that covered a broad range of topics from distinctive production styles, agaves used, background on the makers, cooperative programs, hot topics of sustainability, economic impact, and the need to know more about where your mezcal comes from.
We're really looking forward to our upcoming tasting and talk in Sacramento with Rion Toal of Maestros del Mezcal. Mestros is a cooperative of small producers from several regions in Mexico. This is the kick off of our Spirited Conversations series where we focus on a specific topic while tasting mezcal. The event will be held April 3 at Sacramento's newest agave spirits and Mexican craft beer focused restaurant and bar Cantina Alley. For tickets, check here.