Mexico's beer sector is an indispensable area for economic development. However, as of April, all work had to be stopped due to mandatory confinement. This situation would continue until June, when the activity was gradually returned with special protocols.
The flower of Jamaica (the hibiscus) is a small flower that belongs to the tulip family. This plant can grow as a shrub about 3 m high. It is a cardoon flower, each flower has approximately seven petals and the plant has long thorns surrounding the flower and stem, the flower is red, 3 to 4 cm long.
Mexico stands out for many reasons that have to do with its great variety of customs, gastronomy, and the great pride it takes in its roots. Have you tried any of these Mexican beverages?
Machacado is a rich dessert well known in the southern peninsula of Mexico, especially in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, and Merida, Yucatan. It is clear that, due to the high temperatures of these places, it had to be something fresh, and indeed it is. But it is not only refreshing, it is also sweet, delicious, and full of textures and color....
Mexican convivialities are very popular and surely when we have a few drinks with friends, we feel like having something with an extra touch. To please those sophisticated tastes there is nothing like a "pomegranate paloma" - a cocktail with pomegranate and tequila.
Bacanora is a distillate obtained from agaves and we could say that it is a close relative of tequila, mezcal, and raicilla. The difference between these drinks is the type of agave with which they are produced. Read more about its origins and how it is produced.
Mexico's most emblematic drink celebrates International Tequila Day on July 24, 2020, with challenges beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, such as declining domestic consumption and increasing exports that risk agave sustainability.
Mexico is one of the Latin American countries that are on the radar of the best wine producers. The work of Mexican wineries is getting better every day; from Queretaro, Durango, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas, Sonora, Coahuila, Chihuahua, Aguascalientes, Guanajuato, Jalisco, Puebla, and Baja California arise incredible grapes to produce delicious and...
The hot season is just around the corner, and it is common that during this period our body is prone to suffer discomfort from high ambient temperatures. To avoid health problems, body fluids lost through sweat, urine, and breathing must be replaced. And one strategy that is useful to stay well hydrated, considering good nutrition, is to know the...
The Mexican wine industry is suffering the ravages of the pandemic as its sales fell not only due to the closure of wineries, but also by the cancellation of wine tourism events, however, producers found a way to avoid a greater impact through e-commerce.
Pulque tells a story that is much older and more complex than that of its cousin liqueurs, which today is ignored and retains traces of social and cultural disrepute, the product of black legends that must be reversed in order to place it on the list of original national drinks.
Drinks with a Mexican flavor
In Mexico, there is a vast legacy in the production and consumption of traditional beverages, some of which have even millennia of use among the cultures that preceded ours.
There is evidence of the formation of a "maguey culture", which has inherited for centuries the use of its fermented sap for the preparation of pulque drink, as well as in the cooking and distillation of the alcohol of the pineapple of some agaves, which have given the varieties of regional distillates of mezcal and tequila, representatives of the Mexican in the world.
There are other products with centuries-old roots associated with a ritual purpose, such as the indigenous drink of chocolate, which became popular in colonial times and is now a flourishing industry in the world.
The introduction of the Mediterranean vine, for the production of wine, is a Spanish heritage that has been welcomed as part of a national industry that aims to find out how to savor and combine its products with a good meal.