Judah Emanuel Kuper and Francisco Terrazas

Judah Emanuel Kuper & Francisco Terrazas

Founder, Mezcal Vago & Brand Manager, Mezcal Vago

Judah Emanuel Kuper is the founder of Mezcal Vago and Paranubes Rum from Oaxaca. Following his heart, he married into a multigenerational family of mezcaleros and has been scouring the Oaxacan back roads for spirits to share with the world. Francisco Terrazas ran The Pastry War, a mezcalería in Houston, Texas, until he crossed paths with Kuper. Since Fall 2015 he has traveled the country as Vago’s national brand manager.