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    19 days ago - By Vine Pair

    This article is part of a series, highlighting the importance of additive-free and authentic tequila, partnered by PATRÓN. Discover more at The World of PATRÓN .
    Nestled in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico, the land of tequila is marked by the stunning blue tint of agave fields stretching across the landscape. Though agave is used to make several different types of spirits, only the blue agave plant can be used to produce tequila.
    However, it's not a process that can be rushed; crafting truly authentic tequila takes time. Many producers try to cut corners by using additives to prematurely...
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  • How To Test if Your Tequila Has Artificial Substances in Five Seconds

    How To Test if Your Tequila Has Artificial Substances in Five Seconds

    19 days ago - By Vine Pair

    This article is part of a series, highlighting the importance of additive-free and authentic tequila, partnered by PATRÓN. Discover more at The World of PATRÓN .
    You might expect that tequilas bearing the label “100 percent agave” are made with just that - agave and nothing else. But producers can actually add artificial substances to any of their expressions, from blanco to extra añejo, and if these substances make up any amount up to 1 percent, they can do so without even printing it on the bottle.
    Unfortunately, it's a practice that is all too common in the industry, with sweeteners...
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