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Mezcal Minero & Celebration of Santa Catarina

  • Santa Catarina Minas Mexico (map)

6 spots available! To reserve your space write to us at


  • Personalized guide and translation service by a native English speaker

  • Comfortable transportation round trip from Oaxaca City (1 hour each way)

  • Visit the Ocotlán market day, this is a día de plaza, when people from the surrounding communities come to the market to buy and sell goods: organic and heirloom vegetables from their fields, wild honey, freshly baked bread, traditional mezcal, and handmade tortillas

  • Lunch at Ocotlán market of regional dishes

  • Tour of a of an agave nursery and artisanal mezcal palenque producing small batch clay pot distilled run; the palenque is owned and operated by family that has been making mezcal for 100 years and now produces mezcal for national and international sale who is committed to sustainable agriculture and giving back to the community

  • Tasting of mezcal made on site

  • A chance to purchase mezcal directly from the producers (price not included), our help packing it for travel

  • Join in the town celebration for Santa Catarina, following the calenda or parade around the village

  • Dinner in the home of our host accompanied by our selection of traditional mezcal

  • Drinking water and light snacks

  • Donation to community library

Earlier Event: November 21
Private Outing