The calabash! Nothing else like it. It’s the most traditional way of drinking yerba mate.…Continue Reading
Mateware refers to the tools and accessories used to consume yerba mate tea. The bombilla and gourd are the essential elements for drinking traditional yerba mate. Start by learning about the curing process for traditional yerba mate gourds (which is optional). Dealing with mold in your calabash gourd? Here’s a quick fix. The bombilla is the traditional filtered metal straw – learn about the different types here. Here’s a tool to clean your bombilla. Not sure which mate gourd is for you? Jump into our getting started guide here.
The Art of Yerba Mate Bombillas
Bombilla, pronounced bom-bee-SHAH, the word literally means “straw” in Castellano. Without the bombilla, there’s no…Continue Reading
Selecting A Yerba Mate Gourd
Like most mate drinkers, I started out with a typical mate gourd made from the…Continue Reading