Mezcal Cocktails to Reawaken the Spirits

Day of the Dead, or Dìa de los Muertos, may conjure up images of marigolds, maximalist altars, sugar skulls (and corresponding YouTube ‘sugar skull makeup’ tutorials), but this holiday isn’t about inspiration for Halloween costumes and Coachella flower crowns…though inspire it does! This sacred cultural celebration’s origins reach back thousands of years to Aztec civilization and it continues to be widely celebrated throughout Mexico and Mexican diaspora communities abroad, as well as Latin America. Deemed so culturally significant, UNESCO granted it a spot on its Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list. This holiday, despite its name (and proximity to Halloween),… Read Full Article