Skip to content

Tequila, the Traditional Art of Mexico - Artes de México


Tequila: a Traditional Mexican Art. Like the country that gave rise to it, tequila was the product of two cultures: the American agave and European stills. Over time, it became a national symbol. How did the attributes of Mexico and tequila wind up being fused into a single image? This issue explores the history and cultural references of this emblematic liquor.

Written by: Alfonso Alfaro, Laura Esquivel, Efraín Huerta, José María Muriá, Álvaro Mutis, Margarita de Orellana, Juan Palomar, María Palomar, Vicente Quirarte, Magali Tercero

Bilingual edition (Spanish and English).