Guadalajara Runs on Tequila

Guadalajara is the capital of Mexico’s Jalisco state and Jalisco is the birthplace of tequila. Producing tequila since the 16th century, over 150 registered distilleries in this region produce 100% of all tequila and 75% of all agave spirits in the world. The vibrant blue agave fields that produce tequila have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and have created a culture that runs deep.

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An Introduction to the Spirit of Guadalajara

In Guadalajara, tequila is a taste, a destination, and a culture.read more

All About Agave

Tequila runs deep in Guadalajara. Tequila production dates back to the 16th century and today the region produces and distributes nearly all agave spirits in the world.read more

The Five Classes of Tequila

Not all tequilas are created equal. There are five classes of tequila, based on how long they are aged, blanco, reposado, anejo, extranejo, and joven or oro. Tequila is often aged in American White Oak barrels and each class carries a distinct profile.read more

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