Karina Abad Rojas
In 2009, Karina Abad Rojas, a trained lab chemist, took over, and has overseen the expansion of the Los Danzantes distillery in Santiago Matalan, Oaxaca. Los Danzantes and Alipus together are Mexico’s leading artisan mezcals. Karina also plays an important role in sourcing and bottling the Mezcalero releases from Craft Distillers. In addition to managing three mezcal brands, she also distills mezcal under the Los Nahuales Special Edition label using a special copper still shipped to Oaxaca from Craft Distillers in California.