The Agave Shortage of 2017 Is Worse Than We Thought

We tried to pretend it didn’t already exist. Articles on an impending agave shortage had been showing up since late 2015, but we thought safety precautions were in place.  The Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT) had it all handled. Then, this happened… Snow In Arandas On March 10, 2016, Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico, considered part of the … Read more

Last Tequila Standing: Tequila 101, Terroir & Aging

  Meet Clayton Szczech, Tequila Evangelist “Equal parts scholar, evangelist, and self-described ‘booze nerd,’ Clayton is on a mission to defend the honor of Mexico’s famous libation.“ – Reed Magazine, March 2011   Experience Tequila founder Clayton Szczech has been drawn to Mexico all his life. He made his first trip south from his native California with a backpack … Read more