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Juan Hernández Méndez

Master mezcalero Juan Hernández Méndez and his wife Hortensia Hernández Martínez live in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca. They both come from multi-generation families of master mezcaleroes. Juan Hernández Méndez tragically passed away in September 2020 from the COVID-19 virus.

Learn more about Juan Hernández Méndez on the Erstwhile Mezcal blog.

Photograph via Erstwhile Mezcal

A black and white photograph of mezcalero Juan Hernández Méndez
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