Mezonte Agave Spirits - Mezonte is a non-profit organization that promotes, supports, and preserves the production and practices of traditional agave spirits.
Mexico is land of magueyes (agaves). Some 150 species have been identified in the country, and at least 52 are used in traditional distillates production. Ixtero, Tepextate, Cenizo, Arroqueño, Alto, Papalote, Masparillo, Cimarrón, and many more are among the maguey varieties.
Mezonte’s main objective is to create awareness of the cultural and biological value that these numerous agave spirits represent. They feature spirits from all over Mexico, emphasizing Jalisco and Michoacán.
In addition to the methods and inputs used by each producer, this diversity results in a wide range of differentiated distillates - mezcal, raicilla, bacanora, mezcal wine, pot wine, tuxca, tepe, etc.