Just how fast does a quiote grow? Well I had an opportunity recently to see first hand here in Alameda, CA where I live. Agave grows all over this island, sometimes as part of planned gardens, other times as haphazard
We had a great time at Mexico in a Bottle Chicago, even if we experienced all four seasons over five days (snow, really?). None of that detracts from the incredible time and in fact I am beginning to understand the
We're just three weeks away from Mexico in a Bottle Chicago and we've put together a whole bunch of great programming, both in and out of the event. Chicago Rum Fest is Saturday, April 27th at Logan Square Auditorium and we are
It’s that time of year again where we take the show on the road and bath the streets of Chicago with mezcal. We're so excited to be returning to Chop Shop on October 15th for year two of Mexico in a Bottle Chicago!
This year is particularly poignant given the event is happening in the wake of two devastating earthquakes in Mexico. For that reason, we are very pleased to be partnering with SACRED, a non-profit based in Chicago that works with mezcal producing communities to support community libraries, agave replanting projects, and water preservation.
A quiote is the stalk that shoots up from an agave plant when it's ready to reproduce. They can be dried and used as fuel, construction materials, food or even as a decorative item. They're one of the most dramatic elements