Tequila: The Book

Yes, there are books about

and the

, so why not one about

, that wonderful headache-inducing beverage we all know and love. Perhaps you are heading to Mexico soon and
want to show off your vast knowledge of that country’s national drink. This book will get you there.


Did you know tequila comes in three basic styles: blanco (clear), reposado (“rested”) and añejo (aged at least one
year). Or that it was the Spanish who brought the technique of distillation (using the Arabic still) to the Tequila
region, which lies between Guadalajara and San Blas on Mexico’s Pacific coast. These bits of trivia will endear you to
your Mexican friends, and perhaps even ensure a few rounds on the house.