The Essential Tequila & Mezcal Companion: How to Select, Collect & Savor Agave Spirits (Hardcover)
An indispensable and accessible guide to Mexico's treasured agave spirits. Packed with information, tips, resources, and 300 tasting notes and accompanying producer profiles, The Essential Tequila & Mezcal Companion is a crash course on the fastest growing spirits category in the United States. Lampert provides insights on the history and production of the spirits, plus guidance for how to stock your bar, organize a tasting with food pairings, and create infused syrups that will complement craft cocktails. Lampert includes more than 30 cocktail recipes that highlight the complexities and bold flavors of agave spirits. Plus, the book contains transportive photography throughout and a thorough reference section for readers who are thirsty for more.
Tess Rose Lampert has been a leader in the world of agave spirits for over a decade. An accomplished educator and writer surrounded by and filled with a lifelong passion for Mexican culture, Tess founded PalateTrip, LLC, a consulting company for top-tier agave spirit brands and restaurants across the U.S. She serves as an ambassador to establish and educate consumers, trade, and media on all aspects of agave. Lampert also offers private events and leads educational tours across Mexico.