Video: Tequila Secrets in Mexico's Most Spirited Town

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May 23, 2006—Whether it's silver or gold, rested (reposado) or aged (añejo), much of the tequila enjoyed around the world is made near the town that gave the drink its name.

Situated in the central Mexican state of Jalisco (see Jalisco map), Tequila is the home of centuries-old traditions that are still used to make Mexico's signature liquor.

Tour a distillery in the birthplace of tequila, and discover how distillers continue to make the town's famous export.

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