In a stunning reversal of fifty years of policy the administration of AMLO has decreed that the nation of Mexico is giving the word mezcal back to the people of Mexico so that they can “reconquest the Mexican soul.” Sources
Confession, I have a semi love hate relationship with Women's History Month, otherwise known as March. It is great to see a focused effort on bringing to light the stories of women who have made an impact on the world.
I just saw a report that binge watching is finally declining. Could that mean that we're finally focusing on quality cinema like the Criterion Channel? Fortunately or not, that's not the case because it probably means that we're leaving the
Recent discoveries along the Dead Sea in Israel point to a much more ancient history for mezcal. An archeological team led by Dr. Bevitore of the Universitá dello Scherzino in Siena discovered organic residue in ceramic cups while excavating a
The below post is by contributing author Joahna Hernandez who is based in CDMX. She is the founder of Manos de Maiz, a binational company that provides fresh ground masa to restaurants in D.C. and corn based foods in CDMX. Doña
In August I had the great pleasure of introducing the premier of Christian Arizmendi and Juan Sueco’s documentary Herencia Mezcalli at the Azucar Lounge in San Francisco. It’s a short, just over thirteen minutes, but nuanced dive into the world
Patricia Colunga's documentary "Los Mezcales del Occidente de México y la Destilación Prehispánica," where she tries to establish the pre-hispanic origins of mezcal is now available for rental on Vimeo. You can watch it in English or Spanish, the rental is