AGAVE SPIRITS BLIND TASTING with Phil Bayly, Jesse Estes, Tomas Estes & Ivan Saldana
Monday 10th September 3pm - 5pm @ Temper Covent garden
A blind tasting of rare and unique agave spirits from Mexico guided by Global Mezcal Ambassador Phil Bayly, European Tequila Ambassador Tomas Estes, Global Tequila Ocho Brand Ambassador Jesse Estes & Founder of Montelobos Mezcal Dr Ivan Saldana. Participants will be asked to identify spirits, there will be some swerve balls so bring your best tasting pallet.
Meet the mezcaleros with phil bayly & Viva Mezcal film screening
Monday 10th September 5pm - 7pm @ TT Liquor, Shoreditch
Mezcal Week kicks off with a very special line up of guests from Oaxaca. They are joined by global Mezcal ambassador Phil Bayly. The line up will include many brands not seen in the UK before. The session will include a short introduction from all of the brands followed by a tasting of all mezcals followed by a screening of Viva Mezcal by Pedro Jiminez.
Mezcaleros in attendance are Alberto Vásquez and Elías Vásquez (father and son) from Sola de Vega. Adrián Bautista and Lucio Bautista (father and son) from Río de Ejutla. Pedro Hernández. from San Baltazar Guelavila. Israel Palestino from Jayacatlán. and Joel Velasco from San Luis del Río.
BIENVENIEDOS A OAXACA - dinner & Mezcal pairing @ Santo Remedio with corte vetusto
Monday 10th September 7pm @ Santo Remedio
'Bienveniedos a Oaxaca' is a 4 course dinner and mezcal tasting. Inspired by their collective love of Oaxaca, renowned chef Edson Diaz-Fuentes will tantalise your taste buds with dishes made with exotic ingredients, whilst David Shepherd, founder of award-winning mezcal brand Corte Vetusto, will guide your through a tasting of this enchanting spirit.
BRUXO TAKEOVER @ PINK CHIHUAHUA
Monday 10th September 7pm till 3am @ El Camion
Join Bruxo for some mezcal madness in one of London's coolest agave dens and bartender hang outs, the Pink Chihuahua. The team will be serving up a Bruxo Mezcal cocktail menu all night offering £5 cocktails with plenty of tunes to keep you bouncing.