Chantal Martineau, How the Gringos Stole Tequila

Chantal Martineau, How the Gringos Stole Tequila

Culinary Historians of New York
in partnership with
Mexican Cultural Institute of New York
present

How the Gringos Stole Tequila with Chantal Martineau

Two thousand years before tequila and mezcal, there was pulque, the sacred Aztec beverage made from fermented agave sap and revered as a gift from the gods. During the Spanish conquest, the Jesuits greatly expanded its production on large estates, commercialized it, and taxed it. This foreshadowed what would happen with tequila, originally ...

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