Season 2 EPISODE 38 | May 13, 2021

Why are So Many Mezcaleros Named Don?

I don’t recall in which online forum I saw it, but someone asked the question, "Why are so many m

Season 2 EPISODE 37 | May 05, 2021

The World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Mezcal!

A lot of people are blown away by how expensive mezcal is. But … is it? I mean, is it really?

Season 2 EPISODE 36 | Apr 30, 2021

If They Kill NOM 199, will That Kill Uncertified Agave Spirits? (NOM mini-series #3 of 3)

NOM 006 defines what tequila is. NOM 070 defines what mezcal is.

Season 2 EPISODE 35 | Apr 29, 2021

The Clay Copita: Authentic Hipster Culture?

A lot of mezcal enthusiasts drink their mezcal from clay copitas.

Season 2 EPISODE 34 | Apr 23, 2021

Who Decides if it’s Mezcal? (NOM mini-series #2)

Mezcal is a Denomination of Origin, kind of like champagne.

Season 2 EPISODE 33 | Apr 22, 2021

The Diffuser: Nature’s Answer to Better Tequila

Tequila collectors the world over hate the diffuser, the industrial machine that is used to turn

Season 2 EPISODE 32 | Apr 16, 2021

What's in a NOM? (NOM Miniseries #1 of 3)

Maybe you’ve noticed on the back of your tequila bottles there’s a number preceded by “NOM.” It’s

Season 2 EPISODE 31 | Apr 15, 2021

Drink More Wild Agave

Some people will tell you that agave is at risk of becoming extinct.

Season 2 EPISODE 30 | Apr 07, 2021

River Rocks, Mountain Rocks, Volcanic Rocks: Mezcal Rocks

We talk a lot about the 400 decisions that palenqueros make in the process of producing heritage

Season 2 EPISODE 29 | Mar 30, 2021

What's Smoke Got to Do with It?

Before you can ferment those agaves to make alcohol, you’ve got to convert the carbohydrates into