Viva Mezcal habla de la importancia de los mezcales tradicionales en México visto desde los ojos de biólogos, agrónomos, maestros mezcaleros, investigadores, distribuidores, bartenders y expertos en la materia acerca de su situación actual y un posible panorama a futuro para esta bebida.

Viva Mezcal is a documentary about the importance of the traditional mezcals in Mexico. Seen through the eyes of biologists, agronomists, researchers, maestros mezcaleros, distributors, barthenders and experts on the subject, give a perspective of the current situation of this drink and a possible future.



La Guelaguetza, the LA landmark known for its for authentic Mexican cuisine will host this exclusive event: a celebration of Mezcal.  The night will begin with the documentary Viva Mezcal, directed by Pedro Jiménez. Following the screening will be a dinner presented by Chef Rodolfo Castellanos from Oaxaca, complimented by a Mezcal tasting.  Viva Mezcal is a look at traditional Mexican Mezcal, with interviews from biologoists, agronomes, ‘maestros mezcaleros,” researchers, distributors, bartenders and experts about current situation and future of the Mezcal industry.

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