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Listen to “Mezcal’s Dance with Extinction”

Written by Grace Rubenstein
Narrated by Grace Rubenstein

Now that the tequila craze has crested, the latest Latin liquor to capture the world’s alcoholic imagination is tequila’s grandfather: mezcal. But an explosion of authentic mezcal is impossible—for reasons our correspondent discovers when she goes to Oaxaca to learn how this hyper-local spirit can be sustained.

Written by GRACE RUBENSTEIN

Introduction by CHRIS EGUSA

Narrated by GRACE RUBENSTEIN

Produced by CHRIS EGUSA

Music by MIKE SNOWDEN / BLUE DOT SESSIONS

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