When Judy Rivera sought to make her own brand of tequila, she was determined to find a master distiller whose views and outlook were similar to hers. It wasn’t long before she found Carmen Lucia Barajas Cárdenas–“Melly” to her friends–and Sino Tequila was born. Melly Barajas always intended to be a Tequila Boss Lady. After … Read more Women In The Tequila Industry: Melly Barajas
The Diffusor in a Recent Twitter Conversation: A thought provoking question was asked via Twitter about the use of diffusors in tequila production. For the uninitiated, diffusors are used to efficiently extract the starches from harvested agave piñas that are subsequently cooked and distilled to make mass produced tequila. To purists, its use is blasphemy because … Read more The Diffusor in Tequila Production: Are They Cheating?