Tequila's appellation & regulatory bodies
Like cognac and champagne, tequila has a recognised Appellation of Origin (AOC) meaning that tequila is covered by and named after a geographical region.
What you should know about tequila
Named after the town of the same name about forty miles west of Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco, Tequila is a distilled spirit made from the
Where does tequila come from?
Tequila is a recognised Appellation of Origin (AOC) and can only originate from an officially delimited region, which includes 181 municipalities in five