Matatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico "World capital of Mezcal"

Los Danzantes palenque, Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Tapar is first process of artisanal Mezcal production. The agave is roasted in a fire pit for 4 days.

Dionisio Hernandez, Los Danzantes palenque, Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Worker at Palenque, Los Danzantes, Oaxaca, Mexico

Dionisio Hernandez, Venancio Santiago, Workers at Los Danzantes planque

Mezcalero Don Benito at Los Danzantes distillery. Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Matatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Don Edwardo Angeles, Mezcalero of Real Minero distillery. Ocotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Don Edwardo Angeles, Heredoro, Real Minero distillery. Ocotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Real Minero distillery. Ocotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico

Don Edwardo Angeles Ocotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico

Don Edwardo & sons (left), Heredoro (right), Real Minero distillery. Ocotlán, Oaxaca, Mexico

Lalo Angeles' daugther at eco home, Catarina de las Minas, Oaxaca, Mexico

Lalo Angeles's eco home, Catarina de las Minas, Oaxaca, Mexico

Beneva Mezcal distillery, Oaxaca, Mexico

Beneva distillery, Oaxaca, Mexico

Beneva distillery, Modern production of Mezcal, Oaxaca, Mexico 2008

Beneva distillery, Modern production of Mezcal, Oaxaca, Mexico

 

Beneva distillery, Oaxaca, Mexico