Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mezcal Production Drawing Mexicans Back Home

Story originally published at

fronteras_logo

 

An unexpected rise in the popularity of a relatively undiscovered traditional indigenous drink is bringing some people home to a remote village in southern Mexico.

Distilled mezcal is filtered into a storage drum.

Distilled mezcal is filtered into a storage drum.

SAN LUIS DEL RIO, Mex. — It’s after midnight at Bar Añejo in Manhattan. Añejo means ‘aged’. On this night–in this place–it means “the nectar of a Mexican plant that’s been lovingly grown, and you’re about to sip it.”

“We’re having a midnight mezcal de Oaxaca….”

Continue reading

Posted in Radio | Tagged , | Leave a comment