• Jul312017

    Keeping it in the family

    From grandfather to father, from father to son, and from son to grandson.  This is how, throughout generations this wonderful…

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  • Apr032017

    Jalisco took them away

    We still have a lot to resolve in the mezcal industry. “Jalisco took them away” is Maestro Graciano’s testimony.  Take…

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  • Mar202017

    Common Knowledge

    Maestro Graciano tells us all about the different species of agave and what they’re known as locally.

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  • Feb152017

    Keeping up tradition. Stories from the Palenque

    Maestro Graciano tells us how the mezcal tradition is passed down from parents to children.  The peoples’ knowledge at the…

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  • Nov182016

    El Perlado

    ‘El Perlado’; a centuries old technique. The ‘pearls’ allow the Maestro Mezcalero to judge consistency, body and the alcoholic content…

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  • Nov122016

    Don Alejo’s Palenque

    In the Mexican state of Oaxaca, as you leave the central valley and head up towards the Sierra Madre del…

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