04 May

Did you know that agave, or maguey, the plant that mezcal is derived from, is NOT a cactus, but is more closely related to the asparagus?

Or that there is a Filipino connection to mezcal?

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18 March

Charming and familial, the palenques of Oaxaca reveal the heart of mezcal production.

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16 February
01 January

Mezcal has grown to worldwide fame, especially in the past 10 years. “Even in Mexico, the embrace of mezcal outside of its origin states came slowly. Gonzalo Goût, the 33-year-old co-owner and beverage director of mezcal destination Ticuchi in Mexico City, says, “For my grandmother, drinking tequila was something ranchers did. Then my mother and […]

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