National Mezcal Day: Celebration and Significance

National Mezcal Day is a vibrant celebration that pays homage to Mexico’s beloved spirit, Mezcal. A beverage that holds a special place in Mexican culture, embodying centuries of tradition, craftsmanship, and heritage.

National Mezcal Day, celebrated every year on October 21st, honors the skills and traditions that are involved in producing Mezcal making the Maestros Mezcaleros a key protagonist of this day.

On this day, mezcal aficionados from around the world come together to raise their glasses and toast to the rich and unique flavors and also to the cultural significance of Mezcal

Understanding the Roots of Mezcal National Day

The origins of National Mezcal Day can be traced back to Mexico’s mezcal-producing regions, particularly the state of Oaxaca, where mezcal has been crafted for generations.

 It emerged as a movement among Mezcal enthusiasts who sought to elevate awareness and appreciation for this distinctive spirit on a national and international scale. 

Over time, National Mezcal Day has evolved into a global celebration, drawing attention to the cultural and economic significance of mezcal and its impact on local communities because of how it is crafted.

Honoring the Craftsmen Behind Mezcal on International Mezcal Day

Del Maguey Mezcal follows DOM standards to be named Mezcal

On International Mezcal Day, we also pay homage to the key protagonists of the mezcal industry—the skilled craftsmen and women who work tirelessly to transform agave plants into our beloved spirit, the maestros mezcaleros and the villages involved on mezcal production.

Their commitment to quality and to keep traditions intact is the reason behind the continued success and global acclaim of Mexican mezcal.

From Del Maguey we ask you to raise our glasses in tribute to these dedicated artisans and celebrate their invaluable contributions to the world of spirits.

Thanks to all Maestros Palenqueros that make this journey the true adventure that it is. If you want to know who is behind Del Maguey’s expressions you can see all our beloved villages and maestros that are involved in making our Mezcals.

Celebrating National Day

Join us in cellebrate this day with a sip of Mezcal or if you are looking in a more refreshing way we recommend you to make yourself a one of our cocktail recipes with mezcal.

We reccomend you to try the Mezcal Margarita Cocktail:

  • Mix 1 shot and a half of Del Maguey Vida Puebla, 3/4 shot of Kuyper Triple Sec, 3/4 shot of Lime Juice a 1/6 shot of Agave Syrup, a pinch of salt and 6 to 8 dashes of margarita bitters into a shaker with some ice. Shake it and strain the mix into an ice filled glass.

Whether you’re a Mezcal aficionado or you are making your first steps into the world of mezcal, this day serves as a reminder of the cultural and traidition richness that make this spirit truly special.

Cheers to National Mezcal Day and Salud to all!