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

Mezcal 101

To first understand Mezcal, you have to understand how firmly rooted it is in myth and culture. Learn the basics of mezcal, from history to production process.

Our Mezcal Database

Over the years, we have been collecting information about the different types of agave distillates in the market. Search our database that includes more than 400 expressions by brand name and/or agave type. We are continually adding information.

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. Check out these quintessential destinations.


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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