A visit to Palenque Roaguia

We had a chance to visit palenquero Wilfreido Garcia Martinez at Palenque Roaguia on the road to Hierve el Agua.  Here’s a quick photo gallery of the visit that provides a little insight into his process, the world his mezcal comes from and the surrounding...

Meeting Palenqueros

So what is it with me and mezcal and this crazy obsession? I love the flavor, I love the story, I love that it is rough and wild and makes me think of my Appalachian roots and the assumed moonshiners in my family tree. And so why not go straight to the source: Why not...