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Fall Travel

Guadalajara Mexico

The Tequila Trail entertains as much as it educates, and that’s only a taste of the region’s vibrant flavor.

By Peter Mandel
September 13, 2009

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It’s an ancient tradition in Jalisco State, Mexico. The jimador in his wide hat and boots, the elegant arc of attack, the final swift plunging of the blade. Bullfight? Not exactly. It’s how you harvest blue agave plants for their cores, giant pineapple-like blobs that are chopped, roasted, and distilled here into the world’s finest tequila. (Full article: 497 words)

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