Introducing Volcan De Mi Tierra Tequila

A new super-premium spirit invoking the volcanic soil its agave grows in

For two and a half years Moët Hennessy has been secretly developing their first-ever tequila. An organization that counts some of the world’s most prestigious alcohol brands in its roster—Ruinart, Glenmorangie, Belvedere and more—could have easily purchased an existing brand that sprung up in the last decade’s infatuation with the agave spirit. Rather than acquire, however, they partnered with Mexico’s Gallardo family and began developing …

1800 Milenio

The limited edition Cognac-finished tequila

First produced in limited quantities back in 2000, 1800 Tequila‘s Milenio is now returning to shelves in a second edition of their wildly successful super-premium tequila. Fine Blue Weber Agave undergoes an extensive extra-aging process before further maturation in French oak cognac barrels to make this high-end tipple. This translates to a robust nose of Cognac before a refined, exquisite sip of a very unique …

Olmeca Altos Tequila

A friendly 100% blue agave spirit with a smooth punch of fresh citrus, made in Jalisco

“The patience is in the fields,” explains Olmeca Tequila‘s master distiller Jesus Hernández on our recent trip to their Jalisco distillery, where we learned firsthand how they produce their Altos tequilas. While the entire process is a genuine labor of love, it all starts with a mature blue agave plant, which takes an average of seven years to cultivate. There’s no sense in harvesting the …