We offer personal experiences tailored to you, just ask! Previous Custom & Fiestas Tradicionales experiences have included:
Participate in the celebration for niño Jesus in the town of Santa Catarina Minas taking in the mole, mezcal, music, fireworks, dancing, and processions.
Comparative cooking classes focused specifically on heirloom corn masa and the ways its used in traditional cooking in two different regions: Miahuatlán and Teotitlán.
Visit traditional mezcal palenques that use unique production techniques such as copper stills and clay pot stills, go in-depth to explore the terroir of traditional mezcal from different regions within Oaxaca. Optional overnight stays (*subject to seasonal availability) or multi-day excursions.
Traditional healing workshop with the women of the first women´s weaving cooperative of Teotitlán, learning about medicinal herbs, Zapotec massage, and participating in a limpia, or spiritual cleansing.
Visit to a carpenter specializing in making mezcal fermentation tanks, learn about the production process and regional mezcal history, and taste traditional mezcals from the Ejutla region.
Participate in a barbacoa de chivo or traditional goat roast from butchering, preparing the oven, cooking, and finally feasting!
Regional moles cooking class, finished by enjoying a pairing of 3 traditional moles and mezcals of the Miahuatlán region.