From Agave to Glass: Tequila & Mezcal Tasting
Ticket Price: $89
Tuesday, Jan 9 6:30 PM

Let’s dive into the world of Tequila and Mezcal! These enticing spirits that hail from Mexico are sophisticated, elegant and most of all delicious. Although both are agave spirits, Tequila and Mezcal have many important differences - and in this class, we will dive into them! From different types of agave, to production and distilling, we break down the differences between Tequila and Mezcal. We will taste several pours of Mexico’s finest and learn about the distinct flavor profiles and how terroir greatly affects them.

Classes are 2 hours long, including a Q&A session with Astor Center Instructor, Sasha Gonzalez.

What you can expect:

  • 1 Welcome cocktail
  • 3 Tasting pours of tequila
  • 3 Tasting pours of mezcal
  • Chips and locally made salsa
  • A 15% discount on all wines tasted to use in-store after class

What you will learn:

  • The differences between Tequila and Mezcal production
  • The geographical production areas specific to both spirits
  • The distinct flavor profiles of Tequila and Mezcal
  • Insight into the culture that surrounds agave spirits and the people who make them

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Style: Guided Spirits Tasting
Food Served: Chips & Salsa
Good for: tequila classes NYC, Unique event NYC, Sprits tasting class, networking event