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Private Tour: Mezcal Day Tour in Oaxaca

Highlights
  • Visit outlying towns in Oaxaca that are difficult to find on your own
  • Travel between attractions with ease in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Oaxaca
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Private Tour: Mezcal Day Tour in Oaxaca
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Private Tour: Mezcal Day Tour in Oaxaca
US$200.00
Overview
Journey into the valleys of Oaxaca to visit traditional mezcal distilleries on this personalized excursion, a great choice for couples or travelers celebrating a special occasion. You’ll jump from distillery to distillery to learn about mezcal production and taste different varieties of this hand-crafted spirit. Plus, a traditional Oaxacan lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included for a seamless experience.
What to Expect
Your tour will begin with pick-up at your hotel at 10am. You'll head out of the city and spend the day visiting some traditional distilleries, to learn all about the mezcal-making process and meet some producers.

Your guide will take you to a few different distilleries and meanwhile give you a rich understanding of mezcal and its production. Learn the difference between the varying agaves used to produce mezcal and taste the differences from distillery to distillery. Inside the distilleries, you will experience the passion and pride that each mezcal producer takes in their specific methods of producing the spirit. You'll understand the process from cutting the agaves in the field to the final product leaving the still. At each stop you'll have the opportunity to try the mezcales produced there and discuss the difference in their unique flavors. In between distillery hopping, you'll stop for a traditional lunch where you can try some delicious Oaxacan cuisine.

After your last tasting, your tour will end with hotel drop-off around 6pm.
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2017
All around excellent tour

My wife and I went with the ExperienceMezcal private tour. Our guide was Dari, a local, experienced mezcal expert who is well known to the mezcal producers. We went to small artisanal grower/producers of mezcal, not the large industrial producers. Our tour was about 5...More

Thank DONALD T U
Reviewed 27 November 2017
Highly recommended!

We did a day tour with Dari / Experience Mezcal and had a fantastic experience. Experience Mezcal was super flexible and thoughtful regarding our trip. The usual day trip would have repeated much of a tour we’d done the previous year, so instead they sent...More

Thank MK_8019
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile
Superb day!

Dary is an excellent guide and has lots of knowledge and insider tips to share for anyone looking to learn more about the complex world of traditional artisan Mezcal. I went with him on a solo tour and we never ran out of things to...More

Thank HenryHWells92
Reviewed 9 August 2017
Great for anyone interested in the culture of Oaxaca

I had never taken a tour before. Not one one that picks you up at the airport, takes you on an adventure, takes care of your food, lodging, and then stays up late with you after dinner to socialize at various local hangouts. So, as...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 17 June 2017
Unforgettable Experience

As a Tequila and Mezcal enthusiast, I have done much research and quickly found out that Clayton is a key player in the world of Agave. When it came time for me to finally visit Oaxaca, I had no doubt that his knowledge, connections, and...More

Thank rsidrys
ExperienceTequila, Owner at Experience Mezcal, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Dear rsidrys, Thank you so much for your thorough and thoughtful review. It was a pleasure having you as a guest - curiosity and enthusiasm like yuors are what keeps me going in this calling! Thanks again, and I will make sure the team sees...More

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