Maestro Dobel Fuses Heritage and Innovation For Their Diamante Tequila

Why the cristalino category matters in Mexico and around the globe

Traveling around some of the best restaurants and bars in Mexico City, from Cuauhtémoc’s Contramar to Ciudad de México’s Rosa Negra and Meroma to Polanco’s Quintonil and finally downtown’s Azul Historico, one thing is abundantly clear: if you’re drinking tequila, you’re drinking Maestro Dobel. Be that in margaritas, of course, or palomas, sangritas, Bloody Maria’s and more, Dobel plays its part. This brand is as …

El Tesoro Tequila’s Farm and Distillery, Arandas

Exploring the Jalisco region's agave treasures with Master Distiller Carlos Camarena

“Historically, these plants can provide people with shelter, food, spirits, of course— tools with their needles to sow. Everything!” Carlos Camarena tells us, standing on the red clay earth amid a field of agaves. He goes on to explain how the succulent’s dried leaves are still used in the region for roofing and building walls, its quioxotes (long pistols) for fences, and fibers used for …

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 …