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Worker Antonia Canselo Alvarado, 36 (C), puts the label by hand on the bottle of Sierra Norte Whiskey, at the Sierra Norte distillery in Oaxaca, Mexico on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. On the back, (left to right) her colleagues Maria Magdalena José Antonio, 35 and Edeibi Cortel Leon, 38, put the label on the bottles, as Worker Silene de Los Angeles Flores Martinez, 39, dips the bottle in wax to seal the top. The Sierra Norte Whiskies are made from 85% ancestral non GMO black, white, yellow, purple and red heirloom corn farmed by traditional farmers in Oaxaca, Mexico and 15% malted barley, then double distilled in copper pot stills and aged approximately 2 to 3 years in French Oak single barrel casks. Douglas French created Sierra Norte Whiskey in 2015. Photograph by Bénédicte Desrus