Founder: Ron Cooper
Year Founded: 1995
Distillery Location: Across Oaxaca, Mexico
There’s a tasting room and gallery at Del Maguey’s office (Macedonio Alcala No. 403, Centro Historico, Oaxaca de Juarez, Tel: 52 951 501 2374). Tours of the Planques (rustic farmer distilleries) can be arranged by appointment.
How you should drink it
- With coffee
- You can thank Ron Cooper for the surge in popularity of mezcal. Since 1995, he’s been finding traditional single village spirits and now imports seven stunning mezcals.
- Cooper, a professional artist, originally developed a passion for the agave-based spirit while he was in Mexico working on an art project.
Types of Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal Available
- San Luis del Rio
- Santo Domingo Albarradas
- Crema de Mezca