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Mezcal Returns To Strong Growth After 2020 Slowdown

With much of its previous growth coming from the on-premise, mezcal slowed significantly during the pandemic, as lockdowns shuttered bars and restaurants across the country for much of last year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 29, 2021

U.S. Surpasses Mexico To Become Top Market For Mezcal

Mezcal continued its steep growth curve last year as global shipments of the agave-based spirit rose 26% to 827,000 9-liter cases, according to the Consejo Regulador del Mezcal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 11, 2020

Mezcal: Smoky Spirit Finds A Growing Audience

While the entire mezcal category is still smaller than many individual Tequila brands, mezcal is emerging as a dynamic growth area. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 10, 2020

News Briefs for September 16, 2019

•Del Maguey mezcal is introducing the first new core offering to its “single village” portfolio since 1996. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 16, 2019

On-Premise Strength Drives Rapid Gains For Mezcal

While mezcal remains tiny compared to its better-known cousin, Tequila, its consumption has risen dramatically over the past five years, with 288,000 cases depleted in the U.S. in 2018, according to Impact Databank—up from just 65,000 cases in 2013. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2019

As Mezcal Booms In The U.S., Supply Issues Could Create A Pricing Squeeze

While mezcal is surging in the U.S. market, agave pricing and supply issues in Mexico are poised to make a deep impact on the burgeoning category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2018

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