Michoacán has produced agave spirits for centuries, but only last year were its distillers allowed to call their craft by its true name—mezcal. Bobby Heugel visits to understand the political…
- story: Bobby Heugel
- photo: Bobby Heugel
Can a category of spirits defined by an intense bond with tradition innovate without abandoning authenticity? Nils Bernstein explores the developing relationship between history and modernity in Mexican spirits.
Mexico has been the agricultural and spiritual home of agave spirits for centuries. Now, some American distillers are attempting to fashion their own interpretation of the spirit on U.S. soil.…
- story: Emma Janzen
- photo: Thomassin Mickaël