In an industry rife with artifice, Felipe Camarena is working against the tide to preserve true tequila.
Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out.
These are the top 89 (of 134) active tequila distilleries, based on ratings in the Tequila Matchmaker mobile app.
If you think the term terroir only applies to wine, the Terralta line will make you think again. Aromas of soil (earth, mushrooms) and minerals remain even in the añejo, mixing pleasantly with barrel flavors such as vanilla, maple, and caramel.
Master Distiller Felipe Camarena, a member of the well-known Camarena family of tequila makers, is an innovator who refuses to let go of the traditional process of making tequila.