For nearly two thousand years, agave was fermented to create alcohol. However, it wasn’t until the 1600s that fermented agave was distilled for the first time.
Tequila is one of several alcoholic beverages made from agave, also known as the maguey plant. For the early inhabitants of Mexico, agave was an amazing r
When the pandemic first started, bars and restaurants were shuttered. Naturally, liquor houses thought their sales were going to be negatively impacted. Not true! Sales have been booming! It’s been said, “When times are good, people drink. But when times are bad, people drink mor
Have you ever considered giving your alcohol proper rest and relaxation? Distillers of fine tequilas know that spirits soften with a nice, long nap. Most tequila tasters agree that the “alcohol burn” mellows more the longer the spirit is aged. That’s exactly what “Reposado” tequilas do.
For tequila to be appropriately “rested,” it needs to sit after distillation for two to 12 months.
Let’s get one thing clear up front: the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, i
In the category of tequila, Patron is the original. It one of the first tequilas mass-produced for international consumers. And it still remains one of the most familiar brands for any level of tequila drinker.
Why? Because from 1989 onward, Patron launched a tireless campaign to elevate tequila from its status as cheap swill to fine spirit
Tequila has long been the party-animal of the liquor world. Tossing back a shot with a lick of salt and a lime wedge certainly gets the job done. But eventually, most of us want a bit more from our nights out. As you get older, you appreciate taking things a bit slower. Or maybe you’d just like to remember the evening the next day
We've seen Mezcal and Tequila on the shelves at the back of the bar. They’re sitting right next to each other...does that mean they're the same thing? Yes and no. Confused? Let’s fix that.
You probably already know that scotch, bourbon, and rye are all whiskeys, though they go through different methods of production. It’s a similar situation with mezcal and tequila. All tequilas can be consi
It’s National Margarita Day, and the question is: what’s the best tequila for Margarita? We hear you, kids. And we’ll look at some of the top options and why they’re so awesome. Keep reading for our top picks and a few next-level cocktails.
We, of course, believe in the “personal best” at Prestige Decanters. You are in char