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Cowboy Chili in the Canyon

I guess it wouldn’t be Topanga if our annual Chili Cook-off was a legitimate competition.

Goofy chilis often win. Last year, in the traditional chili category, the top prize went to a Moroccan lamb chili. 901 more words


Wild Agave

“We want to have you guys over when we get the place cleaned up a bit,” my pal Gordon had been telling me for five or six years, over the course of two different “places”. 1,101 more words


Scandinavian Agave Project

Hola Hermanos y Hermanas!

If you happen to be in Copenhagen right now, you happen to be in a very good place for Mezcal! Since 2012 when we got the first mezcal in to the country it has gone pretty fast. 257 more words


Cinco de Mayo

In honor of Cinco de Mayo, a day that commemorates a Mexican army victory over the French in 1862, I decided to focus this weeks picks on Tequila and Mezcal instead of wine – twist! 594 more words

Wine Picks

Firestone Walker's Traveling Oak

For those of you who have been waiting for an update here, I’m terribly sorry but life has been busy to say the least. Until I have time to detail a great many things I’ve been working on here is a “stop-gap” release for you. 175 more words

Mezcal Festival Day 5: Minero, Del Maguey, 49%

The fourth and last mezcal from the bottle-share, the first one, is the ‘Minero’. The mezcal is produced in Santa Catarina Minas, a couple of miles south of Oaxaca. 407 more words

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Mezcal Festival Day 4: Del Maguey San Luis Del Rio Azul, 47%

Apparently there was a shortage of agave during 2000 to 2004. Since a lot of the agave used for mezcal is not cultivated but harvested from the wild, the guys… 435 more words

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