Jimadores: The Unsung Heroes of Tequila


While the tequila industry has been through many changes, the way the agave is harvested has remained the same for several centuries. Skilled workers called jimadores have been using the same tools and methods for generations. Without them, tequila production simply wouldn’t be possible.

I found out what goes into harvesting PatrĂ³n Tequila for Tales of the Cocktail.