Artisanal Mezcals Last Scouting Trip Findings - October 2016

Anti-stress Mezcal herb-infused Mezcal

During September-October 2016 completed my last Scouting trip to Oaxaca for 2016. As usual. I got to know the new Mezcals that my producers were working on. From Marillero in the Sola de Vega region in Oaxaca: - Now There’s a Weed-Infused Mezcal on the Market, But It’s VERY Expensive. As you can see, the Mezcal really does take on a strange greenish tint from the infusion. And while the mix could certainly be a strong one in terms of knocking consumers off their feet, it’s unlikely that people are going to go TOO wild with the Mezcal, if only because it’s really,...

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Mezcal bars now attracting crowds in cities across US: Heads-up to the Bar industry in Nevada

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Imbibe Magazine article: Mezcal is Hip, is Hot, is trendy but also very scarce, get yours while you still can! Get your business ready for the demand on Cinco de Mayo and Mother's day. Mezcal Liquidation sale right now!  

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So, you are still thinking about Mezcal?

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Mezcal Tequila may get all the attention from celebrities starting their own brands, but it’s Mezcal that is really on the move. There are, unfortunately (or fortunately, because you are getting a spirit in high demand at Artisanal Mezcals), built-in limits to the volume of spirit that the various Mezcal-producing states can provide. But for now, the rustic and rambunctious agave spirit is getting lots of traction in the US, with various small brands showing double- and triple-digit volume growth. You may have noticed that craft cocktail bartenders seem to love including Mezcal in multi-spirit drinks. Mexican themed bars are...

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Article on Vogue - Forget tequila, Why Artisanal Mezcal is on the rise

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Move Over, Tequila: Why Artisanal Mezcal Is on the RiseAugust 20, 2015 5:37 pm by Chantal Martineau Mexico’s most iconic liquid export has long been tequila. But before tequila, there was Mezcal. This ancient spirit, distilled from the agave plant, is made in remote mountain villages around Mexico. Once misunderstood as little more than moonshine, Mezcal started gaining a cultish following a few years ago for its intense, smoky flavors and the hyper-artisanal way it’s made. Today, Mezcal is having its moment. “There is this romantic quality to it,” says Ivy Mix, a partner in Leyenda, a new cocktail bar...

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More Fire than Water

Artisanal Mezcals Mezcal The Wall Street Journal Saturday August 15 2015

High-Proof Spirits offer benefits beyond bigger alcohol content: concentrated flavor, bolder character and ,OK,  added swagger

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