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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Oaxaca

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One of the most unique regions of Mexico. Cradle to the legendary Mezcal, place of amazing food, place of birth of ancient civilization called the Zapotecs, also called the cloud people for those who know. Place where the concept of enjoying life was of utmost importance, and clear manifestations of it exist until today, when you visit the dancers gallery in the Monte Alban Complex . Our Mezcal was born in Oaxaca, when the skilled laborer planted the Agave, and we import it proudly to the US, so you can enjoy it also, and we support the small producers in...

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