Super Tequilas

Super Tequilas
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Tequila fans know that Mexico’s piquant spirit is made from agave, a succulent plant that takes eight to 12 years to mature. Sadly for those in the business, a similar cycle brings an agave shortage once every decade or so. But don’t panic. The shortage we’re in now comes with some good news: it probably won’t last, and the best Tequilas aren’t going away. Underestimating the long-range market brought the trouble, but shortages are predicted to end soon. And many superpremium brands shielded themselves with long-standing agave contracts. Some believe that mass-produced mixto Tequilas were hardest hit. While still called Tequila, they may have sliced their agave nectar …
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