The future of tequila: How clones, bats and biodiversity will help agave survive
It’s no secret that Texans like tequila. In fact, it’s a point of pride. Between patio margaritas, rooftop palomas and late-night shots, we consumed a little more than 18 million liters of the agave-based spirit in 2018. That accounts for a respectable one-ninth of the entire country’s consumption, according to data from IWSR Drinks Market Analysis.