The biddies dive into the agave-based spirits of tequila and mezcal. This one’s a mess, but that’s to be expected. In between tequila-inspired stories, learn how these Mexican spirits are made – from growing and harvesting agave, the current agave shortage, and the distillation process that creates tequila and mezcal.

Drinks Featured:

Calla: Paloma made with Cantera Negra

Kara: Jalisco in Winter made with Don Julio Reposado tequila and Pelotón de la Muerte mezcal



  • Amy Stewart, The Drunken Botanist
  •, Tequila Shortage
  • Society of Wine Educators, Certified Specialist of Spirits Study Guide