Bad Liquor

How Marketing Primitivism Threatens Mexico's Environment and Rural Communities
  1. 600,000 litres in 2011 and 2,801,830 litre in 2017. This data is courtesy of the Mezcal Regulatory Council and can be found on page 21 of Mezcal Consejo Regulador, Informe estadístico 2017.

  2. Consejo Mexicano Regulador de la Calidad de Mezcal (Circular #64, Oaxaca de Juarez, 2015)

  3. Consejo Mexicano Regulador de la Calidad de Mezcal (Circular #64, Oaxaca de Juarez, 2015)

  4. Ulises Torrentera, “Mezcaleria: Cultura de Mezcal” (Oaxaca, Farolito ediciones, 2012)

  5. Ulises Torrentera, “Mezcaleria: Cultura de Mezcal” (Oaxaca, Farolito ediciones, 2012)

  6. Henry J Bruman “Alcohol in Ancient Mexico” (The University of Utah Press 2000, Salt Lake City, Utah)

  7. S. Bowen, A Valenzuela Zapata “Denominations of Origin and socioeconomic and ecological sustainability: the case of Tequila.” (University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Guadalajara)

  8. Henry J Bruman “Alcohol in Ancient Mexico” (The University of Utah Press 2000, Salt Lake City, Utah)

  9. Marie Sarita Gaytan, Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico (Stanford University Press, 2014, Stanford, California)

  10. Domingo Lázaro de Arregui, “Descripción de la Nueva Galicia” (Originally completed in 1621.) Reprinted by Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 1946.

  11. Salvador Gutierrez Gonzalez, Realidad y Mitos de Tequila: Criatura y Genio del Mexicano a Traves de los Siglos (Ediorial Agata, Guadalajara, 2001)

  12. Sarah Bowen, Divided Spirits: Tequila, Mezcal and the Politics of Production (University of California Press, Oakland, 2015)

  13. Jose Orozco, “Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History” (University of Arizona Press, 2014)

  14. Sarah Bowen, Divided Spirits: Tequila, Mezcal and the Politics of Production (University of California Press, Oakland, 2015)

  15. Marie Sarita Gaytan Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico (Stanford University Press, 2014, Stanford, California)

  16. Información Básica de la Industria de Tequila, June 2018, Datos Estadísticos CNIT

  17. Mezcal Consejo Regulador, Informe estadístico 2017.

  18. Jose Orozco “Alcohol in Latin America: A Social and Cultural History” (University of Arizona Press, 2014)

  19. William Foote “The Resurrection of Oaxacan Spirits,” (Institute of Current World Affairs, 1996)

  20. Consejo Mexicano Regulador de la Calidad de Mezcal (Circular #64, Oaxaca de Juarez, 2015)