EPISODE 21 | Nov 24, 2020
Heads, Hearts, and Tails: Where You Cut Matters
Most people think that when you distill a spirit, what comes out of that still goes directly into
EPISODE 20 | Nov 18, 2020
How to Drive in Mexico Without Getting Killed
I tell a lot of stories about driving through Mexico — about the dried-up riverbeds that serve as
EPISODE 19 | Nov 12, 2020
The Difference Between Tequila and Mezcal
What’s the difference between tequila and mezcal? Is all tequila really mezcal?
EPISODE 18 | Nov 05, 2020
Mercado Day in Mexico
All of the fruits and spices and flowers and herbs and meats and magic of Mexico show up in the m
EPISODE 17 | Oct 29, 2020
How Much Can I Bring Back?
You’re headed to Mexico! Excited to drink agave spirits in their natural habitat!
EPISODE 16 | Oct 22, 2020
How to Drink Spirits Neat
The margarita is almost certainly Mexico’s greatest ambassador.
EPISODE 15 | Oct 15, 2020
15 Days to Distill
Many men and women in rural Mexico started learning to make agave spirits when they were 10 or 11
EPISODE 14 | Oct 08, 2020
What’s Heritage, Anyway?
The traditional methods of making agave spirits in Yutanduchi de Guerrero, in Oaxaca’s Mixteca re
EPISODE 13 | Oct 01, 2020
No Tequila is Mezcal
Maybe someone told you that all tequila is mezcal but not all mezcal is tequila.
EPISODE 12 | Sep 24, 2020
Some folks are wondering what we mean when we say “gringo.” Here’s the deal….