We like Mezcal and we think you should, too

Mezcalistas is dedicated to raising awareness about mezcal all over the world, one copita at a time.

An Introduction to Mezcal

What is Mezcal?

Distilled from agave, Mezcal is deeply rooted in the history and culture of Mexico. Learn the basics of mezcal, from history to production process.

The Mezcal Database

Over the years, we have been collecting information about the different types of agave distillates in the market. From brand and producer information to understanding the different agaves used in making mezcal, our database provides details to help guide your drinking and purchasing decisions.

Tasting Notes

Our guide to the world of flavors of mezcal, sotol, bacanora, raicilla and more.

Tour the Regions

We acquaint you with mezcal country and connect you with local guides who create incredible experiences that help you understand not only where mezcal comes from and how it is made, but how it intersects with the local culture via art, food, and community. Or join one of our tours to Durango and Michoacan this year!


A Mezcal Journey

See what it feels like to experience mezcal in Oaxaca.

Touring Mezcal Country

Your mezcal adventure starts here with information and resources to plan your journey into the world of mezcal.

Experience Mexico in a Bottle

Celebrating the essence of Mexican culture and a living link to history, tradition, food, art, and music – life and death all in a bottle.

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