Charming and familial, the palenques of Oaxaca reveal the heart of mezcal production.
Explore five of “these tiny oases in the Oaxacan desert” with Lydia Carey of Mexico News Daily.
Real Minero has freshened up its palenque for new visitors with a cozy setting in their gardens for tastings, a greenhouse of their cultivation project, and a tour of their production, with a pair of large pit ovens “ready to cook up to 10 tonnes of agave hearts at a time. … Five stations set up in the back part of the property demonstrate the ancient clay-pot distillation process traditional to this area, and among rows and rows of aging mezcal in shimmering glass bottles is a small underground tasting room that can be booked for private events.”
Find out the other four and see the full article here: https://mexiconewsdaily.com/mexicolife/oaxaca-palenques-mezcal-distilleries/