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• The Tequila Class of 2011: 12 New Agave Sensations

The Tequila Class of 2011: 12 New Agave Sensations

The differences between brands of 100% agave tequilas have been years in the making. From the planting of the agave to unbarreling the añejo, the production cycle can take in excess of a decade to complete. It is a time-honored process steeped in tradition and culture, in which every decision made along the way will […]

• 6 Tequilas That Are Too Good For a Margarita

6 Tequilas That Are Too Good For a Margarita

Tequila sales are off but aficionados will still appreciate these richly flavored oak-aged reposados. Tequila sales quadrupled in a decade, prompting more than 120 Mexican distilleries to offer some 900 brands, with four out of five bottles ending up in the U.S., usually in a margarita. With sales growth slowing in the past couple of […]

• Love artisanal tequila & mezcals? This list from Imbibe is for you

Love artisanal tequila & mezcals? This list from Imbibe is for you

Cocktail and spirits geeks can’t get enough of artisanal tequilas and mezcals, and in our January/February issue, writer Paul Clarke tastes through 16 blanco tequilas and mezcals that showcase the breadth of character this style can possess. Not wanting to stop at blancos, we recently rounded up 14 reposado and añejo tequilas and mezcals and […]