For now he says that Rios “wants people to know that there’s this tradition up in the mountains much older than CRT and DO. These folks want to keep producing but can’t afford to without social investment.” Hopefully sales in
The Fortaleza industry trip to Tequila has a reputation as one of the most fun ways to explore the agave-spirit focused region just outside of Guadalajara, Jalisco. After experiencing it for myself, I can see why. The trip was packed
The latest experiment in making a tequila outside of the appellation comes to us courtesy of Clayton Szczech who, when he's not guiding agave spirits tours, operating his bar La Cata in the town of Tequila, or consulting on various
Buy Caballito Cerrero Agave Chato Blanco 46 today from Old Town Tequila. Normally we wouldn’t be writing about tequilas because, well, this is a mezcal blog and, despite our ecumenical spirit, we do tend to focus on the traditional mezcal world.
No, tequila is just mezcal's mellow cousin. Joke! As surprising as it may sound, that question keeps cropping up and recent developments in the tequila and mezcal worlds make for a renewed conversation. You're asking the wrong question It may be trite
Driving around Amatitán last week one thing was clear. If there's any arable land, even the most liminal, there is blue agave growing in it. Roadside shoulders, a patch of dirt between rocks, under fruit trees, let alone open fields
American Distilling Institute Director of Spirits Information Eric Zandona has written The Tequila Dictionary, a very useful guide to all things tequila while connecting it to the world of agave spirits. He obviously sucked up tons of information while living
I’m still catching up with things from my trip so I’m late to this Insta post from Tequila Matchmaker last month which charts what they know about blue agave prices today and projected into the future.
Just when you think you’ve reached peak tequila along comes this Teslaquila story to blow all your assumptions out of the water. The latest chapter was Elon Musk's October 12th tweet:
Last year we had that billion dollar (actually $700 million up front with sweeteners which make it worth more than a billion if the brand performs over the next ten years, but who's counting!)
Visual approximation pic.twitter.com/sMn3Pv476Y— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 12, 2018