Alchemy & Fermentation: An Effervescent Panel Discussion

October 1, 2022

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Witwen Food Chain (Map Stop #16)
S9855 County Road E
Sauk City, WI 53583

Join Lou Bank, Bob Wills, and Julien and Heidi Zepeda for a lively discussion on various magical processes, including fermentation, nixtamalization, and distillation. This group of expert panelists will share their vast “inside baseball” experience with agave spirits, living cheeses, real tortillas, and more. Not to mention, there will be samples!

Agave aficionado Lou Bank is the founder of SACRED, a nonprofit that supports the rural Mexican communities that make heritage agave spirits, and the co-host of Agave Road Trip.

Master cheesemaker and local hero Bob Wills is the owner of Cedar Grove Cheese and Clockshadow Creamery.

Tortilla connoisseurs Julien and Heidi Zepeda are the owners and founders of Tortilleria Zepeda in Lone Rock, WI.