Category: Mezcal, Sotol, Bacanora, etc.

Places to Try Mezcal in Charlotte

6 Places to Try Mezcal in Charlotte    Charlotte magazine LEFT: Mezcal negroni; Stoke in uptown. RIGHT: Southern Campfire; The Porter’s House in south Charlotte.

first London Mezcal Week

Bars to celebrate Mexican spirit with first London Mezcal Week Bars and restaurants are to celebrate one of Mexico’s greatest exports with the first London Mezcal Week, including a bartender cocktail competition.  Running from September 11 to 17 across the capital, it will feature a series of events around mezcal, Mexican culture, art and food, […]

Mezcales de Leyenda introduces 4 mezcals

These 4 Artisanal Mezcals Don’t Smoke Out Great Taste Robb Report …New premium offerings from Mezcales de Leyenda introduce mezcals with interesting flavor profiles that are about more than smoke…

Mezcales de Leyenda

Mezcales de Leyenda launches high-end mezcals Mezcal producer Mezcales de Leyenda has unveiled four limited edition high-end expressions that each benefit a specific social or environmental …

Mezcal Is LA’s Favorite Drink

Move Over Craft Beer, Mezcal Is LA’s Favorite Drink   LA Weekly The smoky sister of tequila, mezcal is also distilled from agave, and is as ancient as booze gets. While some of the best incarnations of the drink are …

Santo de Piedra Mezcal – Product Launch

House of Agua Piedra Mezcal & Co’s Santo de Piedra Mezcal – Product Launch    just-drinks.com (subscription) House of Agua Piedra Mezcal & Co has launched its Santo de Piedra Mezcal in the UK market. The product is made using Agave Espadin, which is planted and distilled in the village of San Bartolo Yautepec, located outside of […]

Ignacia Guest House Shares a Spicy Mezcal Cocktail Recipe It left such a lasting impression that asked Ignacia Guest House to send us home with the recipe just so we could live vicariously through our mescal… Ingredients: 1.5 oz 400 Conejo (espadín joven mezcal) 0.5 oz Ancho Reyes (ancho chile liqueur) 1 oz fresh grapefruit […]

Up-and-coming agave

Up-and-coming agave      The Straits Times Like the rest of the world, Singapore is catching on to artisanal versions of tequila.  And it is not just tequila. Other agave (“ah-gah-vay”) spirits produced in Mexico, such as mezcal, raicilla and a variant called sotol, are coming…

Visit Oaxaca

Where to Eat, Drink, and Stay in Oaxaca    Food & Wine For rising-star chef and Noma alum Rosio Sánchez, no place inspires her like this vibrant region in southern Mexico. Here she introduces us to the 
mole masters, mezcal distillers and tortilla artisans putting Oaxaca on the food-lover’s map…

Tips – Mixing With Mezcal

Mixing With Mezcal: Smoky, Strong, and Delicious Cocktail Recipes Oaxacan Old-Fashioned & Mezcal Mule recipes. Photograph by Tara Donne