How a renegade optometrist is defying corporations and saving Mexican farms—with the finest tequila you’ll ever taste.
Tequila distilleries can differ from each other in many ways. So we used our database to find out which distilleries are creating tequilas that score highest among users of the Tequila Matchmaker app.
The truth behind “the coming tequila shortage”, and the real risks the industry faces.
Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out.
Like all the other Alquimia products, this tequila expression is something special. The main reason: although it’s an extra añejo the agave still shines through. Amen for that!
We just can’t stop sipping on this delicious, small batch reposado with notes of cooked agave, vanilla, and butter.
Murillo’s initiative has permeated into neighboring farms as he has taught them the techniques on how to grow not only agave, but avocado, citrus, berries, garlic, and chili peppers among others.
In just eight years on the market, Adolfo Murillo's brand, Alquimia, has won 35 gold medals in international contests, including best in show for its extra añejo.
Other than the oak, what are extra añejo drinkers looking for? Do they still want the presence of agave, or are they hoping that extra time in the barrel will bring more complexity? Or, is it something else entirely? We conducted a blind taste test with 2