Exploring Jose Cuervo’s Farm, Distillery and Historical Cellar

At the base of the Tequila Volcano in Jalisco, we learn about the brand's methods

Internationally, tequila is often viewed as a kick-start—a rebellious elixir for quick consumption or disguised in a cocktail with a sweet presentation. But, its creation is a poetry accented by artful harvest and saccharine, sultry scents. The spirit has a rich history; it was the beverage of choice for farm-owners and the wealthy of yesteryear in Mexico. Thus, the key flavors have been idolized long …

On The Tequila Herradura Express From Guadalajara

Sipping cocktails on a luxury train passing through fields of agave into the heart of Jalisco

With a golden sun rising in the horizon, guests walk through an uncommonly quiet train station (for a bustling Mexican city) and onto a platform dedicated to just one train, the Tequila Herradura Express. For all its shimmering whimsicality, the recently refurbished train serves a purpose; it brings visitors from Guadalajara to Herradura‘s home, La Hacienda San José del Refugio in Amatitán, Jalisco. A 90-minute …