Doña Vega Mezcal, Espadín
Doused with praise from Oprah to Forbes, this mezcal brand was founded by and predominantly produced by women. $50
INTEREST IN mezcal has grown in the United States with the emergence of celebrity brands like Dos Hombres (from Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston) and the nascent “Mezcalifornia” movement, which has produced California renditions of mezcal. Customarily sipped neat, mezcal’s versatility has made it an increasingly popular stand-in for gin in a Negroni, whiskey in an old-fashioned, and tequila in a margarita.
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