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Ocho Cientos Sotol

Tonight I poured a little glass of this fine Sotol and took a walk. It was one of those March evenings in Illinois when you feel like it is Spring. Yet it is chilly and humid and cold and discouraging. But I was smiling inside, so a walk was in order at cloudy dusk. No […]

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Celso at Don Cuco Sotol

Celso Jaquez and his family are the 4th generation at their hacianda near Janos (north of Copper Canyon) to be distilling sotol under the name “Don Cuco“. Most people are not familiar with sotol, but it is truly THE drink of Chihuahua, being made from the sotol plants that grow in this high desert. As […]

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The vast Rancho Uno near Janos, Mexico

This place is amazing…perhaps mostly because of its vast openness. Rancho Uno is a 40,000 acre ranch operated by The Nature Conservancy. The vastness and quiet of this place is breathtaking. There are bison, birds, prairie dogs, plants of all kinds, and all of it encircled in the distance by purple mountains. The acquisition of […]

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