It was 2007, and after years of toiling away in corporate America, I’d reached the end of my rope. It had been years since I felt I was doing anything meaningful or that mattered and I made a decision to
Mezcal Week began four years ago with the very simple idea of promoting mezcal in all its glory for one whole week everywhere in the world. Each year we have doubled in size with last year more than 130 participants
Taking advantage of being in the backyard of Khrys Maxwell we developed some programming around Mexico in a Bottle San Diego by co-hosting a blind tasting of agave distillates at Tahona Bar in Old Town San Diego last Monday. It was
Mezcalistas, like everyone else in the mezcal business, is experiencing its own share of growing pains. Limited resources (it's a 2.5 person shop) and capital constraints (bootstrapping all we do) come smack up against all we want to do for the category, all the time. It's simultaneously painful and euphoric to be in this place of so much possibility and so much work.