One hundred percent. The term seems straight forward enough. You see it listed on labels constantly. But in the case of 100 percent blue agave tequila, you shouldn’t be so sure.
The team behind the Tequila Matchmaker have launched a “Verified Additive Free” program for tequila brands and distilleries. This is the first known independent, additive-free verification in the spirits world.
Instead of sampling tequila in its birthplace, I reached out to six of the top tequila experts in Mexico to unearth their favorites.
Lou talks all about this special batch of Fortaleza Añejo in this video.
Lou Agave does a video review of the special release from Fortaleza, the 2019 Reposado "Winter Blend"
VinePair asked bartenders around the country which bottles and brands aren’t getting the love they deserve.
Lou does a video review comparing Fortaleza, G4, Terralta, Pasote, and and Volans tequilas.
Growing weber blue agave from seed? It's happening on a rooftop in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. See this video interview with Grover from Tequila Matchmaker to learn what's going on behind the scenes of the app.
Tequila distillers are increasingly using the historic tahona wheel to crush agave and influence the flavor of their spirits.