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Oaxaca Wins Guinness World Record with Mezcal Wall Feat

By October 28, 2019Top News

The Mexican state of Oaxaca set a new world record in September by bringing together the largest number of different mezcal labels in a single space. The requirements requested by the global world records authority were 369 bottles on display with liquid inside and seals of authenticity. Among the verified bottles, there is the commemoration of the Vive Mezcal International Forum, which was the framework in which the Guinness Mezcal Wall Record was established. The Mezcal Wall (Muro Mezcalero) will be part of a permanent exhibition that can be visited in the city of Oaxaca. Mezcaleros and dignitaries celebrated the achievement as part of the Vive Mezcal International Forum, a three-day event during which more than 10,000 visitors attended. Within the Forum framework, the Vive Mezcal Cup award was also held, with the participation of 88 mezcal brands that were blind tasted by the jury. Nine brands with the highest scores received a gold medal.

 

 

 

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