GEM&BOLT Mezcal, a line of fair-trade, female-founded Mezcal produced in Oaxaca, Mexico, has announced a strategic financing round from First Beverage Group one of the leading investment groups in the beverage industry. With a commitment to investments in innovative and transformational brands, First Beverage provides not only a capital infusion but a strategic partnership instrumental to GEM&BOLT's rapid growth in the wildly expanding mezcal category. GEM&BOLT officially launched in New York City in April 2017 after successful launches in Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA in 2016.