Oaxaca Articles: Personalities

Sabina Sabe Picas Mezcal

Sabina Sabe my first impression was wow what a places. A lot of little hid away covey holes all over the place and all unique and inviting. Some rooms held various brands of Mezcal Behind steal bars like little Bandits. Other rooms were open and cosey in a very Mexican sort of way. All were […]

In Situ

    In Situ!  A special little Mezcaleria situated on one of the main streets in Oaxaca, Morelos No. 511 Centro, is owned and operated by especially gifted historians and connoisseurs of Mezcal. It’s all about tradition and information here !  It’s all about the Mezcal so don’t ask for Gustavo salt and orange slices to […]

Alvin Starkman / Casa Machaya Oaxaca / Mezcal Educational Tours

Alvin Starkman draws upon his years of traveling to and living in Oaxaca, and his training as a social anthropologist, to help him write interesting and informative articles about the city and surrounding valleys. His subject matter is rarely covered in tour books or on the web. Alvin leads couples and small families on day […]

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)