Five Agave Spirits to Try Before You Die

If you were to choose five agave spirits to try before you die, what would they be? We’ve tried to make that decision easier by delivering our own list of some of the finest examples Mezcal, Tequila and even Sotol on the market today. After extensive debate, we believe the answer lies somewhere within stone […]

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Spanish Conquistadors distil pulque (Agave wine)

While diligently destroying the cultures of the Aztec, Olmec and Toltec peoples of South America, Spanish conquistador Cristóbal  de Oñate  is surrendered to after bloody conflict, by the northern peoples of the Teochinchenses.  The new land gained – including the dominating hill of Chiquihuitillo – was selected to establish the new village of Santiago de […]

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The Origins of Tequila

Spanish Conquistadors discovered and lay claim to Mexico in 1521 beginning a slow but bloody campaign to conquer as much of the continent as possible before the Portuguese. Early Spanish settlers to the continent, encountered many difficulties from violent disputes with local tribes, tropical diseases and infrequent replenishment of supplies, which included their favourite tipple […]

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