A renaissance man. How else to describe a man who moves with the ease of a chameleon between computers, graphic arts, photography, action figures and that wonderful elixir from Mexico, […]
Here they are… the mid-month Mexico News links, personally curated by me to keep you informed about What’s up in Mexico!
Here’s the bare bones… Susan Coss, Max Garrone and their team from Mezcalistas put on a great event Sunday in San Diego. Held at an expansive site called Bread & […]
He’s young, only 25 years old, but he’s loaded with confidence. When I met Victor Miguel Garcia he was working five nights a week pouring mezcal and mixing drinks at […]
In August I had the pleasure to stop by and visit with my friend Erick Rodriguez in Mexico City. I first met Erick a few years back when he arrived at Wahaka Mezcal in San Dionesio Ocotepec one morning with Clayton Szczech of Experience Tequila in tow. What a great […]
Mexico has a much more diverse history of distilling spirits than most people realize, even tequila aficionados. [Here] I offer five of my favorites, each unique and among the very best booze of their kind in the world.
I arrived in Oaxaca and was waiting to receive my luggage when I noticed him. I just didn’t know who he was. Also waiting for his luggage was a guy wearing a jacket emblazoned with the Convite Mezcal logo. I approached him and introduced myself and soon learned I was […]
I’ve got to be honest, I can’t believe we have not reviewed mezcal from El Rey Zapoteco before. As one of the oldest established brands in Oaxaca, these guys have a great reputation. Just look at how often they show up on our “5 Mezcals Everyone Needs to Experience” lists. […]
By Ed Draves One of the great perks of working in the wine industry is world travel. I’ve traveled to wineries and tasted wines across New York, Pennsylvania, Canada, Germany […]
I sent a note to Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza Restaurant in Los Angeles a few years back asking if she could connect me to a guy making mezcal in San Dionesio Ocotepec who I had heard about. I was doing some writing for the Multi Cultural Cooking Network and wanted […]