01. The Six Steps

The production of any spirit requires a series of conscientious decisions: in this section we will cover the tequila production process and highlight some instances where we have deliberately chosen a time-consuming method that preserves tradition over a more modern method that may be more efficient.

To make tequila or mezcal, a producer must follow these steps: 

PREPARING THE AGAVE

ENERGY CONVERSION

MILLING ROASTED AGAVE

FERMENTATION

DISTILLATION

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