Otro Tequila

News directly from Jalisco's famed tequila regions

Friday, September 22, 2006

Interesting tequila figures

maguey - it's similar to agave, but not the same.

According to figures released by the Camara Nacional de la Industria Tequilera, tequila comprises 45 percent of all hard liquor sales in Mexico and production grew by 19 percent over the past year. Tequila consumption outside of Mexico also continued to grow; sales jumped by 22 percent last year.

Although a beverage commonly associated with campesinos, outlaws and macho revolutionaries, women and men now drink tequila in equal numbers.


  • At 10:12 AM, Blogger Joe Gringo said…

    Great site!

    My wife and her family, tios,abuelos live in Tequila, we visit every year. I know the town well

    I was married there 10 years ago in the big church next to the plaza. Check out this article...



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