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Tequila Picture Gallery - Page Five

Pictures and photographs of the processes related to making tequila.

the jimador harvests agave plants
copper alambique used at agabe tequilana in los altos
Jimadors use a Coa de Jima to harvest the agave plants at
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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Traditional copper
alambique used at
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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raw agave hearts - horno - adobe oven - agabe tequilana
hacha - axe or hatchet used to harvest agave
old stone tahona in the processing area of agabe tequilana
Raw agave hearts, cut in half, are loaded into adobe ovens to cook.
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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Hacha - an axe or hatchet used in the harvest of agave hearts.
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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An old stone tahona, no longer used, still remains in the processing area.
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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old stone tahona in the processing area of agabe tequilana
jimadors work in the fields cutting agave plants
a jimador sharpens his coa de jima
An old stone tahona, no longer used, still remains in the processing area.
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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Jimadors work in the fields trimming the leaves (pencas) from agave plants at Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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A jimador uses a file to sharpen his coa de jima to cut agave plants in the fields at Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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wax seals on bottles of 1921 tequila at agabe tequilana
wax seals on bottles of 1921 tequila at agabe tequilana
a coa de jima is used to harvest agave plants
Bottles of 1921 Tequila are dipped, by hand, into hot wax to ensure a well sealed bottle.
Agabe Tequilana
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Labels are applied to bottles of 1921 Tequila by hand, then inspected, to insure the best quality control.
Agabe Tequilana
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A Coa de Jima and steel hammer are used by Jimadors to harvest the agave plants at Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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1921 tequila is bottled and labeled by hand at agabe tequilana
1921 tequila is bottled and labeled by hand at agabe tequilana
the jimador harvests agave plants
Bottling, labeling and packing of 1921 Tequila is done by hand.
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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The ceramic label for 1921 Tequila is placed by hand on the bottle at distillery Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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Jimadors use a Coa de Jima to harvest the agave plants at
Agabe Tequilana
October 2007
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Mexico - Last Revision - 23 October 2007 - jat
Tequila Picture Gallery - Pictures and photographs - Page Five