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Tuesday, 03 December 2013 06:01

What is the CNIT and the CRT


What are the roles of the Mexican CRT and the CNIT?


The CNIT (Camara Nacional de la Industria Tequilera) or National
Chamber of the Industry of Tequila, is an organization based in
Guadalajara composed of industry members who are distillers and
producers of the plant and spirit of tequila.

The aim of the organization is to strengthen and develop the tequila
industry through working with other Mexican government agencies
to protect agricultural, industrial and commercial activities related to

It was originally formed in1959 as the Regional Chamber of the Industry
of Tequila (later to become the National Chamber), lobbying for Tequila
to be recognized as an appellation.

Tuesday, 07 November 2006 22:02

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Tuesday, 07 November 2006 21:58

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Monday, 12 April 2004 11:54

Bars in Tlaquepaque

In the centre of Tlaquepaque near Guadalajara in the Centro Historico is a place called “El Parian de Tlaquepaque” built in 1878.

It is a beautiful courtyard surrounded by restaurants and bars. I sat there in may with Narren Young drinking Estrella and listing to Marriachis playing El Rancho Grande.

On my last trip I took some photos of the tiny bars that surround this typical courtyard. I thought they were such funky places, all pouring a good selection of tequilas
Check them out!

Monday, 04 November 2013 08:30

Origins of the Margarita

It was just after midday, the wind was blowing of the desert and with it came the sounds of a local Norteño band playing in one of the cantinas up in town. It was hot, real hot and my mouth was full of sand and salt from the Pacific Ocean, I had been waiting for my compadre and it felt like I had been waiting for a long time. I had thought about drinking all day.