Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast spotlights Erstwhile Turkey Mole Negro Pechuga in "Turkey-Infused Booze? Pechuga Mezcal Is Coming to Thanksgiving": an exploration of pechuga-style mezcals distilled with turkey and the common themes of family and gratitude shared by both Oaxacan and North American Thanksgiving holiday traditions.    

By |2023-11-20T16:07:55+00:00November 20th, 2023|Comments Off on Wine Enthusiast

Craft Spirits Berlin

Erstwhile wins BEST IN CLASS with the highest rating in the Mezcal / Agave Spirits category at Craft Spirits Berlin Awards 2023, Europe's largest competition dedicated to handcrafted spirits.  Congratulations to Erstwhile producer partners Epifania Gómez and Silverio García for winning the gold medal with their Espadin mezcal and silver with Madrecuishe (2021 Ancestral Limited [...]

By |2023-10-22T23:57:54+00:00March 5th, 2023|Comments Off on Craft Spirits Berlin


Dustin Nelson's article for Thrillist spotlights a Virtual Mezcal Tasting featuring Erstwhile Mezcal, hosted by The Crafty Cask's Suzanne Henricksen and Sommelier Evan Rothrock.

By |2021-10-09T14:12:57+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Thrillist

Wine Enthusiast

In her article titled "Mezcal, Mexico’s Misunderstood Spirit", Kara Newman (Spirits Editor of Wine Enthusiast) shares her praise and tasting notes for Erstwhile's Espadin mezcal produced by Silverío García and Epifania Gómez in Rancho Blanco Güilá, Oaxaca.

By |2021-10-09T14:12:13+00:00January 31st, 2020|Comments Off on Wine Enthusiast

The Spirit Guide Society

In Episode 104 of The Spirit Guide Society podcast, host Pedro Shanahan samples five expressions of small-batch mezcal from Erstwhile Mezcal's flagship line at Las Perlas, a legendary mezcaleria in Los Angeles, California.  Pedro also chats with Yuan Ji (founder of Erstwhile Mezcal) about Erstwhile's social mission of promoting small family producers in rural Mexico, and empowering [...]

By |2020-10-12T17:38:38+00:00October 9th, 2019|Comments Off on The Spirit Guide Society

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