A paen to Bosforo

A paen to Bosforo

It’s spring break here in San Francisco which means that the town is blissfully empty. For some reason it also means that four friends have escaped to Mexico City for the week. Obviously someone was reading all those travel best of lists. That or my constant...

Coffee: The ever expanding Mexican universe

Max Garrone | Mezcalistas It’s an absolute cliche but every time I visit Mexico I’m stunned by how expansive the place is: There really is a separate Mexican universe with all that the term implies. The landscapes are more varied than you can imagine while all the...

Changes in the mezcal world

Max Garrone | Mezcalistas We were perplexed to read Kimo Sabe Mezcal’s post on Medium titled “3 Reasons not to worry about the Agave Shortage.” They present a map, videos, and arguments for why their distillate is something you shouldn’t worry about – the...
The wild world of mezcal shirts

The wild world of mezcal shirts

Susan and I have been writing Mezcalistas and curating tastings since 2012 so we’ve been around for a little bit. Over that time we’ve met amazing people, tasted incredible spirits, and had some life changing experiences. But one of the more prosaic joys of this life...