Part I | Why Is Mezcal So Dam$ Expensive in the United States?

Ever wonder why some mezcals cost less than $50 per bottle, and others close to $150 and more?  Are the expensive bottles better?  And if so, in what ways? Before entering the mezcal industry, I had these same questions.  That was before my co-founder and I set forth to start Erstwhile Mezcal, an importing company, [...]

By |2021-07-11T06:29:47+00:00December 10th, 2019|News|2 Comments

Why Is Mezcal So Dam$ Expensive? – Seminar @ Moreno’s Liquors, Chicago

Hello Chicago! Ever wondered, Why Is Mezcal So Dam$ Expensive? We know we have. Let’s follow the money. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Join us Wednesday 7-8:30 PM, August 14 at Moreno's Liquors for a mezcal seminar on this exact topic. We'll be sampling beautiful mezcals from Oaxaca too. Click here for ticket link. ⁣⁣⁣⁣ Featured image: from an [...]

By |2019-08-12T06:31:46+00:00August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Chauvinism and Gender Bias in the Mezcal Industry

Recently, I had a disturbing but thought-provoking experience with a discussion thread on Reddit. It occurred to me that the problems underlying my experience are not limited to the mezcal industry, and may manifest themselves in other industries as well. I want to share what happened and how I responded, in case my fellow entrepreneurs [...]

By |2021-07-14T22:33:49+00:00July 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

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