Tequila vs Mezcal: The Director’s Cut

Skepticism and Terror In early June 2017, I was interviewed via email by VinePair’s conscientious staff writer, Nickolaus Hines, on whether I thought that mezcal could “…Grow its way to the Mainstream Without Losing its Roots.” Skepticism usually sets in whenever we’re approached for quotes by writers attempting to compose complex articles about the plight … Read moreTequila vs Mezcal: The Director’s Cut

Tequila: A Global History by Ian Williams

There are few books on the subject of Tequila that are considered classics.  The Book Of Tequila by the late, great Bob Emmons, stands out as the most essential for any student of agave spirits. I consider Emmons the first, true Tequila Journalist.  He was the first American author to demystify the much maligned Mexican … Read moreTequila: A Global History by Ian Williams

Tequila Treasures From The Vault

Has this ever happened to you? You go poking through your attic and by accident, you discover  albums of black and white photos of your parents and grandparents from their younger days. Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon tattered journals and diaries from high school?  Or, maybe bundled and frayed love letters or handmade cards from your kids? This same … Read moreTequila Treasures From The Vault