Hat tip to Andrew Friedman for bringing this fun video featuring Bobby Huegel and crew to our attention. It follows a palenque visit in Jalisco, possibly elsewhere, and featured Bobby discussing the debate over the NORMA, what constitutes a mezcal,
Clayton Szczech has been guiding tours through the world of tequila since 2008 and expanded into mezcal tours in 2012. We’ve been talking a lot lately as he charts a course through many of the agave growing regions of Mexico.
Checking in with Erick Rodriguez of Alma Mezcalera and plenty of other projects. He sources much of the mezcal behind the Fundacion Agaves Silvestres' Vino de Mezcales series, guides tours of mezcal production zones, and is a real political activist
Sorry that we're way behind in pointing to and discussing fellow mezcal blogger Mezcal PhD, aka John McEvoy, post on the NORMA presentation in New York. For reference here's the original NORMA from ancient history, 1994. John's post is from way back in