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Marijuana and Mezcal in Oaxaca: Pleasant Bedfellows

Here's my latest article about mezcal distilled with marijuana: 

http://www.oaxacamezcaltours.com/mezcal-blog/category/marijuana-mezcal

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca (www.mezcaleducationaltours.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on June 8, 2017 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Artisanal Mezcal in Oaxaca Runs Risk of Falling into Mediocrity

Here's my most recent article exposing the risk for artisanal mezcal production in Oaxaca, if current trends continue:

http://tequilaaficionado.com/2017/03/31/artisanal-mezcal-in-oaxaca-25-years-hence-no-two-batches-are-different/

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Added by Alvin Starkman on March 31, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

Mezcal Boom in Oaxaca Spells the Education of Distillers' Children

Here's a link to a brand new article about the education of the children of artisanal mezcal producers in Oaxaca, how it came about and industry/family implications:

http://ezinearticles.com/?Education-and-Artisanal-Mezcal-Production-in-Oaxaca,-Mexico&id=9656937

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Added by Alvin Starkman on March 3, 2017 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Corn Whiskey Made in Oaxaca: Move Over Mezcal

Whatever took so long, about 10,000 years in the making:

http://www.oaxacamezcaltours.com/mezcal-blog/category/whiskey-mexico

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

Added by Alvin Starkman on September 23, 2016 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Literature and Mezcal Pairing with Oaxaca Regional Cuisine Make Great Bedfellows

Here's a recent blog post from someone I finally met personally a couple of nights ago, combining his love for literary endeavours with his new-found passion for mezcal, explained within the context of his impression of a pairing evening (mezcal with Oaxacan food) we attended a couple of evenings ago.

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

Added by Alvin Starkman on August 27, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Visiting Oaxaca? It's safe, but avoid marches and blockades and learn why.

I'm frequently asked about this theme, so at least for now, here's my stock answer:

http://ezinearticles.com/?Blockades-and-Marches-in-Oaxaca,-Mexico:-Its-Safe,-But-Words-of-Warning-for-Residents-and-Tourists&id=9461842

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Added by Alvin Starkman on July 10, 2016 at 6:58am — No Comments

Marketing Mezcal: Kimo Sabe is no Tonto

Here's my latest musing, looking at how at least one mezcal marketing maven is actually targeting the hippie generation, at least in my humble opinion:

http://ezinearticles.com/?Marketing-Mezcal:-Kimo-Sabe-Is-No-Tonto&id=9421606

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

Added by Alvin Starkman on May 25, 2016 at 11:16am — No Comments

Mezcal in Oaxaca: Its Impact on Tourism Based on Mexico Travelers' Perceptions

Is mezcal tourism really having a significant impact on travelers' perceptions of "the best" relative to what's happening in the rest of the country?  Here's an analysis based upon the tripadvisor.com travelers choice awards for 2016…

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Added by Alvin Starkman on April 11, 2016 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Mezcal Bars in Oaxaca: Has the Number Reached the Saturation Point?

Here's my most recent article, about why Oaxaca has not yet reached the saturation point for its mezcalerías, with no end in sight.

http://ezinearticles.com/?Oaxaca%2c-Mexicos-Mezcalerias-Reaching-Spirits-Saturation-Point?&id=9368487

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Added by Alvin Starkman on March 30, 2016 at 7:48am — No Comments

Lawyers and Career Alternatives: Mezcal Tours in Mexico

An interview with me was recently conducted by a bright young woman interested in what lawyers who do not want to practice law can do to fulfill their lives.  Move to Mexico and conduct mezcal tours?  You got it.  Here it is:

http://www.legalnomads.com/2016/03/mezcal-alvin-starkman.html

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Added by Alvin Starkman on March 6, 2016 at 10:28am — No Comments

Mezcal in Oaxaca: Dogmatism Amongst the "Experts"

Here's my most recent article about mezcal in Oaxaca, centering upon the overly dogmatic commentaries and opinions of some of the "experts" in the industry:

http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Dogma-of-Mezcal-in-Oaxaca:-Are-the-Experts-Harming-the-Industry?&id=9218603

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Added by Alvin Starkman on November 4, 2015 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Mezcal in Oaxaca in 2015: Production, Certification, Migration and Expansion

Here's a link to my most recent article about Oaxacan mezcal production, dealing with the impact of the dramatic rise in the spirit's popularing and the impact of that upon production, migration and certification:

http://www.casamachaya.com/blog-posts/category/mezcal-in-oaxaca-2015

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Added by Alvin Starkman on July 31, 2015 at 8:02am — No Comments

How Mezcal Production in Oaxaca is Responding to Increased Worldwide Demand

Here's my latest article about Oaxacan artisanal mezcal production, published on the Tequila Aficionado website:

http://tequilaaficionado.com/?p=12737

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

Added by Alvin Starkman on June 9, 2015 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Mezcal Tosba from Oaxaca Will Surely Surpass NPR Podcast Expectations

Here's my latest article based on a recent visit to the Mezcal Tosba palenque in remote San Cristóbal Lachirioag:

http://www.oaxaca-mezcal.com/alvins-blog/category/tosba-mezcal

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

Added by Alvin Starkman on November 22, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

Mezcal Bars (Mezcalerias) in Oaxaca, Mexico

Here's a link to an article published today about Oaxaca's mezcalerías or mezcal bars, including name, address and a synopsis about each one:

http://www.oaxaca-mezcal.com/alvins-blog

Alvin Starkman - Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca (MR)

Added by Alvin Starkman on October 20, 2014 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Relatively New Mexico Magazine Features Oaxaca and Mezcal in Summer 2014 Issue

Read the articles including several about Oaxaca, including mezcal, in the most recent issue of All México, here, and soon on newstands somewhere:

 

http://issuu.com/spanishworld/docs/all_mexico_summer_2014_oaxaca_onlin

 

Alvin Starkman - http://www.mezcaleducationalexcursions.com

Added by Alvin Starkman on July 6, 2014 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Oaxaca Walking Tour of the Downtown Core

Here's a link to a brand new article, a down and dirty two hour walking tour of downtown Oaxaca, just to get you started:  http://www.casamachaya.com/1/category/walking-tour-oaxaca/1.html

My specialty, however, is Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca (http://www.ads.oaxacacalendar.com/MEE/)

Added by Alvin Starkman on April 15, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Chocolate & Mezcal: What a Nice Combination, In More Ways Than One

Here's a link to my latest article:  Mezcal & Chocolate:  The Ties That Bind, And Undo:

 

http://www.oaxaca-mezcal.com/2/category/mezcal-chocolate/1.html

 

Alvin Starkman:  Mezcal Educational Excursions of Oaxaca

 

Added by Alvin Starkman on April 12, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

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