cochon 555 la nina

FIVE CHEFS, FIVE PIGS, FIVE WINEMAKERS AND ALL THE MEZCAL!! The Cochon US Tour, executes a variety of unique, local food events that are focused on raising enthusiasm for supporting family farms with the world’s first environmentally conscious nose-to-tail pig competition. Created in response to the lack of consumer education around heritage breed pigs, this epic […]

Mezcal Collective Class at La Urbana| June 15th San Francisco

la urbana tasting

The setting: San Francisco, inside the Mexico City inspired creation of entrepreneur Eduardo Rallo and Mexican architect/restauranteur Juan Garduño, La Urbana. The mood: Tarde Mezcalera… Each month, La Urbana invites enthusiastic fans or curious first-timers to taste some of the world’s best mezcals in its garage bar. This month, La Niña del Mezcal comes back […]

DARDO 2015: Regresa el mejor festival de Destilados Artesanales en México!


Solo falta un día, y sin importar el clima, mañana será un gran día para los destilados artesanales Mexicanos! Mezcal, Bacanora, Raicilla, Sotol y destilados de agave de distintas regiones de México estarán presentes para representar lo mejor de nuestras tradiciones. Los destilados en México han jugado un papel clave en nuestra cultura desde hace […]

Dulce Patria: Mezcal y Folclore Mexicano

coctel mezcal dp

Lo prometido es deuda, y si de cocteles se trata, Dulce Patria es uno de los mejores lugares en la Ciudad de México para disfrutar de una tarde llena de colores, sabores y por supuesto mezcal! En mi última visita a este altar de la cocina Mexicana, probamos un coctel llamado La Milagrosa.  El sabor […]

Mezcal, craft cocktails and more in Orange County!

patchwork website

The Craft movement has taken the world by storm lately, and Orange County is no exception! Whether its jewelry, fashion, home accessories, beer, wine, cheese, cupcakes, dog biscuits or mezcal, the craft trend has found a unique place in today’s market. Patchwork show: Edible Edition is an annual creative food summit in Southern California bringing […]

Cocteles con Mezcal con el Chef Jesus Gibaja

jesus gibaja y la nina del mezcal

La semana pasada tuve la fortuna de estar con el Chef Jesús Gibaja en su programa “La Cocina de.” transmitido por Unicable. Nada me hace más feliz que ver la respuesta de la gente por querer aprender más acerca del mezcal y querer disfrutarlo en casa a través de los cocteles que preparamos. A todos […]



Mezcal, often referred to as Tequila’s older cousin, is one of Mexico’s most misunderstood spirits. Made from the agaves that are found exclusively in Mexico and now considered one of the world’s hippest drinks, mezcal’s reputation continues to be obscured by a series of misconceptions and myths. One of the most popular and personal favorite […]

La Niña del Mezcal @ TOTC 2013!


Tales of the Cocktail is back again and this time with a newfound interest in Agave Spirits. We all know Tequila and Mezcal have been pretty much on everybody’s minds and taste buds lately, but this special tasting event will transport you across the border to the Valleys of Oaxaca and beyond. With a curated […]

In honor of National Negroni Week


As most of you know, last week was National Negroni Week in the United States. So when my brother (new to the classic cocktail scene) was surprised to hear me order a ‘Negroni’ at one of Mexico City’s hippest new restaurants: Anatol, I decided to take a dive into cocktail history to explain to him […]

The road to mezcal… and BEYOND!


2012 was definitely the year of Mezcal. Bar tenders, bloggers and cocktail geeks everywhere have been captivated by this smoky spirit that is taking the world by surprise. Mezcal, often misunderstood for a low quality spirit with a silly worm inside, has gained its place in some of the most renowned bars and restaurants in […]

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