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Ancient Mayan Rituals Honor the Dead
Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is one of Mexico’s oldest and most iconic holidays, an event when the dead return to visit their living family and friends. This year, we worked with director Santiago Maza Stern to tell the unique story of the residents of Pomuch, Mexico, and how they celebrate Día de Muertos in the documentary.
Watch the full documentary to learn more.
Residents in Pomuch, just outside of Campeche, Mexico, trace their Día de Muertos traditions back to the Mayans. Maza Stern’s film showcases the rituals through the lens of three key narratives: a unique bone cleaning tradition dating back to the Mayans, culinary traditions, and beautiful ofrendas to honor their loved ones.
Limited edition bottles
This year’s Limited Edition Día de Muertos bottles, designed by Mexican illustrator Tavo Santiago, capture the rich tradition of the holiday with feature designs inspired by the Traditions of Pomuch, Mexico. For those who want to celebrate authentically, there is no better way than to share Mexico’s original tequila – 100% agave Cuervo Tradicional, made with the same recipe for over 220 years. To try one of our Día de Muertos Tradicional cocktails, check out the recipes for The Marigold, and Ghost Kissed Lemonade.
For the first time, we have created Limited Edition Día de Muertos Especial bottles that feature colorful skull and flower designs. To try one of our Especial Día de Muertos cocktails, check out the recipes for our Spice of Life and the Cinnamon Apple Margarita.
Interested in learning more about Día de Muertos traditions?
Our first Día de Muertos film, Día de Muertos: Lake Patzcuaro, from director Mónica Álvarez, unveils an intimate look into the story of Lake Pátzcuaro, located in Michoacán and known for its vibrant Día de Muertos festivities. To learn more, click here.