London Mezcal Week

London Mezcal Week prepares for biggest agave tasting in Europe

16 July, 2019

London Mezcal Week has returned for its third edition at TT Liquor in Shoreditch as it prepares to host the largest agave spirits tasting in Europe.

LMW is a project set up by mezcal enthusiasts Thea Cumming and Melanie Symonds, which together with trade partner Enotria, aims to support the agave spirit category by working solely with traditional producers to bring new brands and industry experts to the capital. 

This year will include a variety of events across the week; from supper-clubs and bar takeovers to seminars, masterclasses and cinema nights, ending with a two-day tasting.

The highlight of the week will be the Tasting Festival on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 July from 2-8pm. There will be more than 60 agave spirits including mezcal, tequila, sotol, bananora and raicilla, from more than 35 brands across the two days, making this one of the largest collections of agave spirits in Europe.

Thursday 18 will also see the return of film and food dining experience Kino Vino with its Mexican supper-club and from Tuesday 16 July, TT Liquor will be teaming up with artisanal mezcal producers Pensador Mezcal for a number of screenings of Alfonso Cuaron’s award-winning film ‘Y Tu Mana Tambien’. 

TT Liquor will host an interactive mezcal cocktail masterclass, led by in-house mixologists on Friday 19 July, where guests will learn to mix a selection of four different mezcal-based drinks.

Dangerous Don Mezcal will also be getting behind fellow female founders to celebrate women in the drinks industry, teaming up with Wonder Works to present “The art of getting sh** done – stories of female brand owners”.

Guest speakers throughout the week will include Jesse Estes, Tom Bullock, Cristian Bugiada and Roberto Artusio and tickets are available at www.ttliquor.co.uk/mezcal.





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