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Tequila Distillery Tours - Jalisco, Mexico

Learn About Process of Making Tequila - Visit Distilleries in the Region

These following tour operators and producers of Tequila will arrange to take visitors through the process of making tequila, from harverst to fermentation to distillation to bottling. Some distillery tours are open to the public and some distilleries require an appointment. They may also charge a fee for the tours. This list also includes guided tours by private individuals and tours on the Tequila Express.

Casa Herradura - located in Amatitan, just 17 miles from Guadalajara. Open to the public with daily tours that will let you appreciate the overflowing beauty of the natural location.

Experience Tequila Tours
Travel to Mexico's Unique Tequila-Producing Region. For tequila lovers and the tequila-curious alike, we provide the opportunity to actively explore all things Tequila. Tequila is more than a beverage. It is a region, a village, a culture and a history. There is no better way to truly experience tequila than on one of our custom tours. Recommended by Lonely Planet and certified by the Tequila Regulatory Council.
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Spirit of Jalisco - Artisan Tequila Distillery Tours
old stone tahona in distillery - casa herradura - san jose del refugio in amatitan, jalisco
the courtyard inside the sauza family museum in tequila, jalisco, mexico
Old stone tahona in old part of the distillery - San José del Refugio
Inside the Sauza family museum downtown Tequila, Jalisco

Guadalajara Tours - City tours and Tequila Distillery Tours - Let's go and learn more about the old and new processess of making the famous Mexican drink, Tequila. The most popular tours include Casa Herradura, La Cofradia and Mundo Cuervo. All of our tours are custom made for our clients. Contact us for any information.
Hacienda San José del Refugio - Casa Herradura - located in Amatitan, just 17 miles from Guadalajara. Open to the public with daily tours that will let you appreciate the overflowing beauty of the natural location. Tours of the Hacienda last 90 minutes each Monday through Friday at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00 hours; Saturdays at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 o'clock with appointment. Information and reservations at: Toll Free: 01 (800) 710-9868, Phone: 52 (333) 942-3900. www.herradura.com

La Cofradia - "We've been trying to put in an ambiance here, something different from the typical distillery," said Jose Hermosillo Brooks, founder of the Casa Noble tequila brand. The distillery offers free tours, which include a complimentary tequila-tasting session. The museum charges a nominal fee to offset its costs. Hermosillo said tourists are welcome anytime, but suggested arriving before 5 p.m. www.tequilacofradia.com/

La Ruta del Tequila - The Mexican government this year (2007) began promoting a Tequila Route that will draw tourists to visit distilleries.

group tours at casa herradura - san jose del refugio in amatitan, jalisco
courtyard at tequila quiote - atotonilco el alto, jalisco
courtyard at la cofradia located in tequila, jalisco, mexico
Guided tours at Hacienda San José del Refugio - Casa Herradura - in Amatitan, Jalisco.
Entrance and courtyard at Casa Quiote in Atotonilco el Alto, Jalisco. Los Altos, the Jalisco Highlands.
The courtyard at La Cofradia
factory in Tequila, Jalisco


Mundo Cuervo
A fantastic journey through the amazing "La Rojeña" distillery of José Cuervo. Tours are held Monday through Saturday, every hour on the hour, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Address: 75 Calle José Cuervo, Tequila, Jalisco. Phone: 52 (374) 742-2170.
Email: tours@cuervo.com.mx | www.mundocuervo.com

National Museum of Tequila (Museo Nacional de Tequila)
located on Luis Navarro, is a well-designed display of photos, drawings and artifacts in several rooms detailing the history of tequila. One legend holds that the drink was discovered when lightning struck an agave plant, and the resulting sweet smell and taste agreed with the area's indigenous people. Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Address: Ramón Corona #34, Tequila, Jalisco. Phone: (374) 742-0012 and 742-2410.

Sauza® Tequila Distillery Tour
Experience the magic first hand. Come to Tequila, Mexico and see how Sauza® Tequilas are made. Join our fascinating guided tours that take you on the journey from agave plant to the drink in your hand. The tours begin at the picturesque Rancho El Indio, where you can assist a genuine ‘jimador’ while he harvests an agave. It continues in La Perseverancia Distillery where the entire tequila-making process is demonstrated: from agave reception to milling, hydrolysis, fermentation, distillation, aging and bottling. After an interesting talk on the production process, the finest freshly mixed tequila drinks will await you at La Quinta Sauza.

old cart with agave hearts at the jose cuervo distillery in tequila, jalisco
tequila tres mujeres distillery is located in amatitan, jalisco - 2010
The Jimador perfoms the Jima to harvest the agave plant at Tres Mujeres
An old cart with agave hearts
at Mundo Cuervo
Tequila, Jalisco
Tours and groups are welcome at the new distillery of Tres Mujeres Tequila in Amatitán, Jalisco.
The Jimador perfoms the Jima to harvest the agave plant on the grounds at Tres Mujeres Tequila.

Sauza Family Museum - located near the zocalo and costing less than $3 to tour. The Sauza Museum is essentially a collection of memorabilia, including paintings, old photos and ancient tools, in what was once the family home. The Sauzas sold their operation in 1988, although Guillermo Erickson Sauza, a fifth-generation family member, recently began producing his own brand, Tequila Los Abuelos, using traditional techniques.

Spirit of Jalisco Tequila Distillery Tours - Here is your shot at becoming a Tequila expert! These four day, three night trips will take guests to some of the most celebrated distilleries in the state of Jalisco, Mexico. On our tours, you'll see it all: walking down cobblestone colonial streets, meeting jimadors (agave farmers), enjoying authentic Mexican cuisine and hospitality, and of course, tasting Tequila with Master Distillers and our expert guides.

Tequila Express - Train ride to Amatitan, complete with Mariachis, snacks, drinks and tequila, then a tour of Hacienda San José del Refugio, followed by a buffet lunch. Tours operate Saturday and Sunday throughout the year, and Friday night tours are expected to begin this month.

Tequila Quiote Distillery Tour - Guided tours of the Tequila Quiote distillery are available. The tours guides are very cordial and information during the tours. You will be allowed to purchase products from the factory at the security station at the entrance.

Tequila Tour - In this tequila tour we will be visiting two of the most important places in the area. First is the Zapopan area of Guadalajara. Next is Tequila, Jalisco, a Pueblo Magico, just outside of Guadalajara, where we will observe and experience the history of our national drink, Tequila.

TequilaTours.com - a division of Mexico Business to Business.com and is based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, in the center of the tequila producing region, headed by David A. Ruiz.

The Tequila Trail - The Mexican government this year (2007) began promoting a Tequila Route that will draw tourists to visit distilleries.

Tres Mujeres Tequila - tours and groups are wecome at Tres Mujeres Tequila in Amatitán, Jalisco. Revervations are needed for groups.


Last Revision - 18 October 2013 - jat
Distillery Tours - Tequila - Los Altos - Guadalajara - Jalisco, Mexico