• Grand Cata, Latin Wine Shop (map)
  • 1550 7th Street Northwest
  • Washington, DC, 20001
  • United States

Thursday 6/15 we are hosting our very first Mezcal class with Mezcales de Leyenda. Danny Mena, managing partner and chef will be visiting us from NYC to present the class and teach us more about this historic Mexican libation. The class starts at 7pm with a pre-class tasting of (2) expressions of Mezcal of his portafolio open for the general public in our #DailyCata from 6-7pm. Then he will lead the class in our comunal table showcasing the following mezcales with small bites pairings! 

  • Introductory cocktail with Pelotón De la Muerte Mezcal 
  • Mezcales de Leyenda Guerrero: Idiazabal cheese
  • Mezcales de Leyenda San Luis Potosí: Membrillo (quince paste)
  • Mezcales de Leyenda Puebla: Jamon Serrano
  • Mezcales de Leyenda Durango: Olives 

Class has only (15) seats available for $30 per guest. All mezcal will be 10% OFF after the class to take home! Please purchase seats HERE

Danny Mena is one of New York City’s top Mexican chefs, acclaimed for the traditional Mexican food he serves at his restaurant Hecho en Dumbo. After forgoing an engineering career for culinary school and stints at restaurants Blue Hill and The Modern, Mena started Hecho En Dumbo in 2007 which relocated to Manhattan location in 2010. 

Another Mexican tradition close to Mena’s heart is mezcal. Partnered in a mezcal distillery, Mezcales de Leyenda, whose mezcales are considered among the very best available in both the U.S. and Mexico.  As a trained chef, now working his way to become a sommelier, his knowledge from production to final distillation to degustation is unparalleled.

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