How do we begin to tackle the subject of 2020 and the toll it has taken on all of us in the mezcal industry? While the holiday season is normally a time for reflection, this year presents us with
The move to virtual programming in the world of alcohol has been pretty impressive ranging from bartending demos and talks on Instagram to virtual happy hours to hosted Zoom talks and of course to our own Zoom series - Conversations
There is irony here. For eons in Mexico at bars and restaurants, most carried house mezcales, note lower case and not Mezcales. Someone usually had a connection through family or friends and offered them in glass or plastic jugs behind
[caption id="attachment_8022" align="alignnone" width="720"] [media-credit id=4 align="alignnone" width="720"][/media-credit] At the Mal de Amor palenque in Matatlan – words by Lila Downs.[/caption] Following on Del Maguey's 2017 sustainability tour, Ilegal Mezcal builds on that groundwork with a tour that directly addresses a lot of concerns people have about how brands are ramping up production to meet demand. This is a great move for transparency into their process.