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Mezcal Slogans and Quotes

Mezcal Quotes. Quotes about Mezcal that are relevant, true, humorous and some with a touch of genius. Enjoy! Mezcal Sayings: Anyone can drink Mezcal but it takes intelligence to enjoy Mezcal For everything wrong and for everything right – Mezcal Mezcal – For everything wrong and for everything right For everything wrong – Mezcal – […]

Print Unique Super Cool Designs On Almost Any Item

eMezcal is so very proud to introduce our readers to a ‘One of a Kind’ print shop where you can print the most unique, super cool designs found anywhere on almost any item. Please join eMezcal promoting the most misunderstood spirit every distilled. New designs with Mezcal quotes added almost daily. Everything Mezcal Design and […]

Books on Amazon About Mezcal

We’ve done the research or I should say search for you. Here is a list considered good reading about Mezcal. Books Mezcal Amazon Here are some good books on and about Mezcal.

Mezcal Bars Oaxaca

Gotta love Oaxaca and especially the variety of watering holes and restaurants that serve Mezcal in Oaxaca. Here are a few. Savoring the many tastes and flavors of Mezcal in Oaxaca is fun, safe and affordable. More to be list soon! mezcalistas.com Where to drink the local spirit when visiting Oaxaca The number of mezcalerías in Oaxaca, […]

sal de gusano

sal de gusano. The phrase means “worm salt,” but it’s really caterpillar salt—with, yes, actual critters roasted & ground up along with chiles. Before pounding each shot, we wet our fingers, dipped them into the bag, & licked—to get an excellently bracing sensation of earthy, spicy seasoning, no more, no less. It’s also popular to […]

2016 Mezcal Fair Oaxaca

There are many other events that take place in Oaxaca during the two weeks of the Guelaguetza festival, including concerts, exhibits, conferences and the International Mezcal Fair where you can sample different varieties of this alcoholic drink. Founded in 1997 this event is for lovers of the traditional Mexican drink, with competitions, traditional dances and […]

Names of Mezcal by Region

MEZCAL is the name given to any beverage obtained by distillation of fermented juices from an agave plant. Depending on the region, it has been given different names. In Sonora it is called Bacanora (agave potatorum o yaquiana); in Yucatán, Xtabentun; in Michoacán its name is Charanda (it can be identified by a sugar cane […]

10 Things You Should Know About Mezcal

1. The word “mezcal” comes from the Aztec word mexcalli, which combines metl (meaning maguey, aka agave) and ixcalli (meaning cooked). The literal translation of mezcal is “cooked agave.” 2. Mezcal is not a type of tequila—tequila is actually a type of mezcal. Mezcal refers to any alcohol made from agave, whereas tequila is made […]

The Mezcal Legend

The legend tells us that there once was a cold and sober, and very generous goddess. Her body was like the trunk of the agave, but instead of leaves she had 40,000 breasts. From her breasts flowed the elixir drunk by those that venerated her; she was Mayatl, Zapotec goddess of mezcal. Cold and untouchable, […]

Is Mezcal, the ‘moonshine of Mexico,’?

The NY Times printed a articles recently that stated, and I quote: ‘Mezcal, the ‘moonshine of Mexico,’ grows in appreciation, availability’ Well is it? Here is a copy of the text of the article. Read it and judge for yourself. Across the Table: Aficionados, such as Del Maguey founder Ron Cooper, use vintner terms to […]

Caution: It's said 'for everything there is Mezcal' but we add 'except for one thing' - getting drunk. Please drink responsibly. The most accurate and dependable book on living life at its fullest says 'wine (or Mezcal) makes the heart rejoice' and 'makes life enjoyable' (Ps 104:15; Ec 10:19) but overindulgence can certainly lead to harm (Pr 23:29-31)! If you drink at all please drink in moderation! (Quotes from NWT)