Tequila: a Mexican drink of superior quality - and it's making a strong comeback. Could Tequila become the new Gin? Tequila & Mezcal is a complete reference book and an essential guide to the subject, uncovering the history, versatility and taste profiles of tequila, and supplying a practical categorisation of the various types of tequila. The best tequila bars and original recipes for tasting Mexico in your glass and on your plate can be found here. This guide pays homage to tequila and addresses pressing questions: is 'straight' the best way to drink tequila? Or is it better in a cocktail? How is this spirit produced? What are the differences between the various types of tequila? The guide takes you back to the roots of the drink, charting the distilleries along the way, and telling some amazing stories.
Isabel Boons is a freelance food writer for many magazines. She is a fervent tequila lover and is the co-author of Gin &Tonic, of which more than 20,000 copies have been sold. Kobe Desmet is the brand ambassador of Alpha-Sales. Since completing his training in Stockholm, he can now call himself the first and only official Western European Tequila Maestro, recognised by the Consejo Regulador del Tequila.