art of Mexico


The Life and Passion of a Restaurateur

Written for Señor Ernesto Delgado


Ernesto Delgado’s lifelong love of fine cuisine began on a hot, dry summer day in Atacheo, México….

The afternoon sun is golden, and dust glitters in the light as it floats up behind the footsteps of the man working to harvest the corn. The man’s son is only four years old. He has observed his father working hard every day on the Milpa (small agricultural farm), growing tomatoes, strawberries and corn to sell to eager buyers. As part of the..

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Arte and Mezcal

Why does art and Mezcal make sense together?

Creating art, whether it’s sculpture, drawing, murals or carvings, is an expression of beauty, passion and the sensual nature of life. Gourmet chefs understand that art plays a huge role in food –  combining flavors and textures as well as the presentation. Wine makers understand the passion and romance of winemaking – from the vine to the complexity of aromas and flavor, and even the art of the label.

So it is with Mezcal.


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