Boozy & Newsy: Sierra Norte Mexican whiskey

Oaxaca is one of the great spirits-producing regions of the world—mezcal is en fuego—but it’s not exactly known for its whiskey heritage. But the folks behind Sierra Norte whiskey—Caballeros, Inc., the company known for Scorpion Mezcal—are hoping to change that, with a series of whiskeys made from different native corn varieties—each exhibiting its own set…

WSWA: Whiskey from Oaxaca, Mexico (Yes, you read that right!)

One of the great surprises at the 74th Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention was Sierra Norte, a new brand of whiskey from Oaxaca. Oaxaca, of course, is known for mezcal, but one particular producer and importer of the agave spirit has decided to make use of the Mexican state’s abundant corn crop and produce…