Celebrities such as The Rock and George Clooney have helped the stratospheric rise in popularity of Tequila and other agave spirits. But canny consumers will discern whether the stars have a real passion for the spirit.
Lou gives high marks for Olmeca Altos Plata as both a sipper and a mixer.
Forget slammers and partying, the trends in tequila are all heading resolutely upmarket nowadays. Laura Foster heads to Jalisco, Mexico, to discover a region where producers are moving from fast fashion to haute couture.
For years we’ve been saying “process matters”, and that each choice made during the production process will find its way into the finished product. Now we have proof.
In the face of yet another agave shortage, one that has lasted for several years, Tequila has, against all odds, remained resilient. Sustainability of the category’s key agricultural product has long been a recurring problem for the industry.
The process was simple, natural, and efficient enough — at least until Americans decided they liked tequila, too.
Olmeca Altos welcomes its latest product, Añejo – thereby completing the power of three for the Altos Tequila family.