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 / 27 + Lorena Teran Ibarra

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 27 + Lorena Teran Ibarra

June 14, 2021 4 min read

Lorena Terán Ibarra is the director of Copita Project for El Buho Mezcal where she leads the regenerative agriculture and educational programs. 

Initiated by the founders of El Buho, the Copita Project seeks to replenish and preserve the balance of the natural environment while planting cultivated and semi-cultivated agaves. 

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¡Hey Hey! Agave / 23 + Asis Cortés

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 23 + Asis Cortés

October 17, 2020 4 min read

We talk to Asis Cortés about the history of mezcal in Matatlan and his newest project, Mezcal Dixeebe.
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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 / 14 + Field Notes Michoacán

¡Hey Hey! Agave / 14 + Field Notes Michoacán

October 11, 2019 1 min read

Tess tells us about her recent trip to Michoacán. We talk Cupreata Agaves, production styles and particular traditions that surround 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 / 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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