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Me and my sisters had the most amazing experience at El Cortijo. We were fortunate enough to meet the owner Gustavo and his beautiful wife Naixeli. They provided a full explanation of the mezcal process and we sampled multiple mezcals. Very affordable prices in a...More
My friend and I did not know anything about mezcal, we left with more than we bargain for. Daniel was an excellent host, we had a blast. The place is small and cozy, the environment really friendly. Our first day in Oaxaca and we already...More
You know a Mezcal is good when it is personally selected to be served at Pujol.
In addition to the amazing Mezcal the staff here are really helpful and knowledgable. We are sad we only went here on the last night. Otherwise we would have...More
Mezcal is a great and strong alcohol. Oaxaca is the main source of this agave plant liquor and El Cortijo is one of the most representative brands. The smoky taste and earth flavor is going to stay in your mind.
Not only a fun place but excellent to try high quality mezcal and learn a lot from its owner: Raúl.
His descriptions and explanations were very detailed. Find someone who speaks Spanish if you don't.
He recommended a place near Mitla to see how mezcal...More
This little place is superb, the people are very kind and know a lot about mezcal, so if you want to learn about this beverage you should visit them. Their mezcal is very, very good and they can give you an explanation on how it...More
To be truthful we were apprehensive about trying the mezcal because we wanted to learn about it and enjoy it without blowing our heads off! We happened across El Cortijo and it was perfect. We were shown how to taste properly to distinguish between and...More
El Cortijo - La Mezcaleria is without comparison the absolut best mezcaleria in Oaxaca. Super nice service and you also get a "mezcal class" free of charge. They know everything there is to know about mezcal and the mighty agave and are happy to teach...More