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‘Teslaquila’ drink faces clash with Mexican tequila industry

Tesla Inc co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the agave-based drink’s industry group opposed the flamboyant billionaire’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.” One of the world’s richest people and chief executive of Tesla (TSLA.O), Musk is known for ambitious and cutting-edge projects ranging from...

Four places in Puerto Vallarta where you will want to grab a taco

Convinced that in coastal destinations you can not only enjoy good seafood, but a great Mexican taco as well, I decided to start a taco tour in search of the best tacos in Puerto Vallarta. The gastronomic proposal in Vallarta is as immense as its seas, and the tacos occupy a very important place among the foods that...

Puerto Vallarta has a new alcohol to enjoy, Raicilla

Jalisco has long been famous as the birthplace of tequila and mezcal, but tourism officials are about to begin promoting another, lesser-known agave spirit: raicilla. Javier Aranda Pedrero, director general of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, filled Travel Agent in on what’s planned, as well as other tourism updates from the destination. “We’re going to...

Research says cacao is even older than we thought

New research strengthens the case that people used the chocolate ingredient cacao in South America 5,400 years ago, underscoring the seed’s radical transformation into today’s Twix bars and M&M candies. Tests indicate traces of cacao on artifacts from an archaeological site in Ecuador, according to a study published Monday. That’s about 1,500 years older than...

Honey producers in Mexico are discovering new ways to save bees

Given the mortality of bees, which in wild areas reaches 35% of their populations, mainly due to climate change, Chihuahua honey producers use flavored drinks to feed their hives and prevent them from dying. Ludovico Palma Holguín, president of the Association of Beekeepers of Aldama dedicated to the organic production of honey explained that the...

We are all invited to the 2018 Puerto Vallarta Beer Festival!

Due to the high gastronomic demand of Puerto Vallarta and the resounding success of the Beer Festival last year, it was decided to hold the second edition on November 17 and 18 at the Vallarta Institute of Culture located on the Cuale River Island. The entrance will be free and the arrival of at least...

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