DECLARATION: About the current crisis of  the Agave tequilana Weber

Since the tequila industry began its internationalization process in the second half of the twentieth century, cyclical “agave crises” have happened which, over time, have demonstrated that the problem is not the lack of planning but the form in which…

Desde que la industria del tequila comenzó su proceso de internacionalización, en la segunda mitad del siglo XX, cíclicamente se han presentado “crisis del agave” las cuales, andando el tiempo, han demostrado que el problema no es la falta de…

Académicos y productores de tequila y mezcal crean un tequila amigable con los murciélagos

Por más de un siglo, las prácticas industriales para la producción de tequila han eliminado la mayor parte de la diversidad genética de los agaves tequileros. Hoy por primera vez en mas de 100 años, académicos, productores, destiladores, embotelladores, comercializadores…

Scientist and tequila and mezcal producers creating a bat friendly spirit

For more than a century, the industrial practices used for the production of tequila have eliminated almost all the genetic diversity of the tequila agaves. Today, for the first time ever, academics, producers, distillers, bottlers, marketers, and bartenders are joining forces…

Manifesto from the Volcanoes of Colima in opposition to the proposed NOM-199 SCFI-2015 and in defense of the traditional mezcales of Mexico.   Agave distillates produced in Mexico, better known by the generic name of mezcal, are one of the…