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Tasting – Herradura Plata

Tasting – Herradura Plata

Tasting – Herradura Blanco

One of the many things I love about Tequila is the history and stories of the each particular brand. Who makes them, why they make them, how they came to be and their involvement in the industry over a long period of time.

Herradura is one of my favourite Tequila brands. I was lucky enough to...

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Tasting – Del Maguey Tobala

Tasting – Del Maguey Tobala

Del Maguey Tobala – By David Robinson

 

Being from Australia, Mezcal is a drink that until recently has had a little bit of an identity crisis. It would be fair to say that Mezcal is seen as the evil brother of Tequila, the ‘Tequila with the worms’, or even a redneck Mexican Moonshine product.

I have had the pleasure of...

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Tequila & Worms

Tequila & Worms

There is no worm in Mexican-bottled tequila!. Yes, some American-bottled brand(s) put one in their bottle to impress the gringos and boost sales, but it’s only a marketing ploy and not a Mexican tradition. There is a worm – called a gusano, a butterfly caterpillar (Hipopta Agavis) – in some types of mezcal (but not all). You...

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