Welcome to the Mezcalistas 2020 Gift Guide. Yes, yes, we know that this is a consumerist free-for-all, that the true meaning of the holidays has been hopelessly perverted, and that one of us (Max) has opted out of the whole
Since Silencio’s Cora Tang told me that their mini bottles were selling like hot cakes others in the industry seem to be headed the same direction. The sudden move to off premise sales means that everyone is scrambling to present
[gallery ids="25328,25387,25388"] When we started selling the Mezcal Tasting Journals we weren't exactly sure how they'd be received. We certainly love them and have been using them for all our tastings ever since Tess Rose Lampert showed them to us. She'd developed the format along with Portland's 33 Books Co. which has a number of other tasting journals. One of the things that I liked immediately about the format is
Tomorrow is Mexican Independence Day when we all celebrate "El Grito," Hidalgo's call for Mexicans to revolt. After a rough decade of war Mexico finally achieved independence, a fact well worth celebrating. It's been a tough year for Mexico. We
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 is all the shirts that we accumulate. They really express the creativity in the mezcal world and
We're happy to announce the first in what we hope will be a number of collaborations with Flaviar, the Mezcalistas Mezcal Box. Flaviar is a company that we know very well over years of content sharing. They focus on providing samples of spirits in special selections like this mezcal box so that their membership base can try and then buy their favorite spirits.
Sure it's the lead up to the holidays so it's time for mammon to come full bore but no, we didn't plan on unleashing our new t-shirts on you just to grab a quick buck from the consumerist whirlwind. No,