Mezcal is from Oaxaca

In honor of this year’s Feria Internacional del Mezcal – on it’s 15th year now – here is a video showing the lengthy but worthwhile process of how Mezcal is made.  It’s amazing how it can take up to eight years before the agave plant is ready to be harvested!  After the harvest it can take years more before barrel aged Mezcal is ready!  The whole fabrication process differentiates Mezcal from Tequila (even though they come from the same plant) and gives Mezcal it’s distinct smokey flavor.

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