Mitos del Mezcal

¿Cuál es más fuerte… el mezcal o el tequila?

Mezcal Mondays, Repeal day and a little bit of history…

repeal

Just in time for Repeal day… well, this one may not have anything to do with repeal day in the US, but just like booze was prohibited in the 20’s, mezcal was once a prosecuted spirit in Mexico! The prohibition of mezcal by the state in Mexico began in 1785, when the Spanish Crown prohibited […]

El MEZCABULARIO de Ulises Torrentera

in-situ mezcaleria

Durante mi última y prolongada estancia en Oaxaca, tuve la fortuna de disfrutar al máximo de la vida cotidiana de esta maravillosa ciudad. No hay nada como comenzar el día corriendo por las calles empedradas de la Verde Antequera, mientras sus habitantes apenas despiertan y los artesanos acomodan sus puestos cuidadosamente para recibir a los […]

La Niña’s Guide to Mezcal

agave fields

As I have begun to discover the fascinating world behind the bars of Los Angeles, Orange County, and most recently San Francico, I find more and more people interested in agave spirits. Sure, most of the bartenders in the LA area are familiar with or have heard of the word Mezcal, but when someone is […]

Craft Cocktails circa 1915

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Many times I had heard of Venice Beach before, and many times I had pictured Leonardo Di Caprio standing against the sunset in a floral print shirt. I had never been to Venice and it was only until Armando (Producer of La Niña del Mezcal) told me to go to the heart of it to […]

La Niña en Rose

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Drinking mezcal is like viewing the world through rose colored glasses. We live in a world where we are bombarded stressful situations, left and right, it is only proper to indulge every once in a while with a delicious cocktail and view life in a lighter, and perhaps pinker, way. LA NIÑA DEL MEZCAL EN […]

¿SABES QUIÉN ES MARÍA CONDESA?

habitacion maria condesa

Un sentido de nobleza y aristocracia regresan a la Colonia Condesa, y con ella el sentido majestuoso de la tradición mexicana. Grupo Litoral ha anunciado la creación de su primer hotel boutique: Hotel María Condesa®, el cual será inaugurado a finales de este mes. El primer hotel de la nueva cadena de Grupo Litoral llevará […]

Hendrick’s Gin: A most unusual affair

hendricks gin

Few things can come between me and my mezcal… but given the right time and place I could only dare of cheating on my favorite spirit with the charming, delightful and captivating Hendrick’s Gin. After being an avid mezcal drinker for quite some time now, I must confess that my senses have become sharper and […]

1a Feria Nacional del Mezcal en La Europea

feria del mezcal

La Sucursal de La Europea de Toreo fue sede de la conferencia de prensa el pasado miércoles 22 de Agosto, en la cual se dio a conocer el programa final del evento y los nombres de las más de 80 etiquetas participantes en la primera Feria Nacional del Mezcal en La Europea. Con más de […]

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