Gregorio “Don Goyo” Martinez Garcia
Gregorio “Don Goyo” Martínez Garcia produced mezcal at his palenque, 3 Mezquites, in San Baltazar Guelavila, Oaxaca. Don Goyo was a highly respected, well known maestro within the Oaxaca mezcal community as well as in the United States. He produced his own batches starting in 1997. His palenque was located in San Baltazar Guelavila just a few hundred meters from where he was born. His son Rodrigo Martínez Méndez also produces mezcal. Sadly Don Goyo passed away in November 2023.
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