Maguey Minis + Episode Three

Maguey Minis + Episode Three

October 16, 2021 3 min read

This episode covers sexual and asexual reproduction in agave plants. We explain the anatomy of its inflorescence, pollination and genetic clones.
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Maguey Minis + Episode Two

Maguey Minis + Episode Two

September 24, 2021 2 min read

We cover the growth mechanism of agave plants including CAM photosynthesis and we discuss various morphologies of the leaves and spines.
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Maguey Minis + Episode One

Maguey Minis + Episode One

September 06, 2021 2 min read

The first episode of our three part miniseries covers agave taxonomy and nomenclature.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 22 + Rion Toal

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 22 + Rion Toal

July 27, 2020 2 min read

Rion Toal joins us to discuss Maestros del Mezcal, promoting traditional mezcal, and agaves of Oaxaca.
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¡HEY HEY! AGAVE / 20 + Niki Nakazawa & Leonardo Comercio

¡HEY HEY! AGAVE / 20 + Niki Nakazawa & Leonardo Comercio

May 18, 2020 2 min read

Niki is a co-founder of Neta Spirits, Leo reps PM Spirits who import Neta. We talk agaves, Miahuatlán, tequio, and distillation.
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¡HEY HEY! AGAVE / 19 + Scott Rosenbaum

¡HEY HEY! AGAVE / 19 + Scott Rosenbaum

May 03, 2020 2 min read

Scott Rosenbaum of T. Edward Wine and Spirits joins us to discuss building a spirits portfolio, terroir, and the agave spirits market.
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!Hey Hey! Agave / 15 + Dalton Kreiss & Hanna Woodside

!Hey Hey! Agave / 15 + Dalton Kreiss & Hanna Woodside

November 10, 2019 3 min read

Dalton Kreiss & Hanna Woodside of Maguey Melate share their story. We talk about their agave spirits subscription club and why highlighting the producer is as important as the spirit.

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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 13 + German Gutiérrez Gamboa

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 13 + German Gutiérrez Gamboa

September 14, 2019 2 min read

German discusses his mezcal brand, Lágrimas de Dolores. We talk Durango, Cenizo agaves and production process.

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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 12 + Ferron Salniker

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 12 + Ferron Salniker

August 25, 2019 2 min read

Ferron introduces us to some of the women mezcal producers she interviewed in Oaxaca and Durango.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 11 + Lou Bank

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 11 + Lou Bank

July 28, 2019 3 min read

Lou Bank, founder of SACRED, discusses the not-for-profit, traveling with agave distillates and the blooming agave in Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 10 + Mariah Kunkel & Alex Jandernoa

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 10 + Mariah Kunkel & Alex Jandernoa

July 05, 2019 3 min read

Mariah and Alex discuss Banhez mezcal, the co-op model, their signature blend, bats and so much more!
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 9 + Spirited Conversations June 10, 2019

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 9 + Spirited Conversations June 10, 2019

June 17, 2019 1 min read

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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 8 + James Schroeder

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 8 + James Schroeder

June 07, 2019 2 min read

Jay Schroeder discusses his new book, Understanding Mezcal.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 7 + Noah Arenstein

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 7 + Noah Arenstein

May 21, 2019 2 min read

Noah talks about his love of Espadins, the flavor profiles of different agaves and gives us an insiders view on curating a mezcal menu.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 6 + Rio Chenery

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 6 + Rio Chenery

May 05, 2019 3 min read

Rio is the producer and owner of Estancia Raicilla. We discuss agave species, production, distribution and the upcoming NOM debate.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 5 + José María Dondé

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 5 + José María Dondé

April 13, 2019 2 min read

Chema gives us his perspective on educating guests from behind the bar. We talk agave farming, Filipino Stills and Panorama Mezcal.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 4 + Justin Lane Briggs

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 4 + Justin Lane Briggs

March 31, 2019 2 min read

Justin explains his philosophy around building an agave spirits portfolio, consumer responsibility, Mezcal Tosba, and La Medida Mezcal.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 3 + Tess Rose Lampert

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 3 + Tess Rose Lampert

March 11, 2019 3 min read

Tess Rose Lampert talks about her recent trip to Durango. We learn about the Cenizo agave, and she introduces us to Fabiola Avila, the Vinatera for Lagrimas de Dolores.
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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 2 + Dave Lather

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 2 + Dave Lather

February 24, 2019 2 min read

In this episode Dave Lather discusses agave plants, their many uses, and their significance in pre-colonial Mexico, aguamiel, pulque and so much more!
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