3 years ago

D.O. Agave Spirits: Proudly Mexican

Did you hear the agave-based spirit known as raicilla has started the process to earn denomination-of-origin status? Read on for more news about your favorite agave distillates, regions and species.

What is Denomination-of-Origin (DO)?

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (i.e., its trademarks authority) defines DO as “…the name of a geographical region of the country which serves to designate a product as originating from that area, and whose quality or characteristics are due exclusively to the geographical environment, including both the natural and human factors involved.”