Jalisco's Agave Shortage is Threatening Tequila's Future

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The natural growth and harvest cycle of the blue agave plant in Jalisco is in trouble and David Suro-Piñera, a native of Jalisco is trying to save it. He now lives in Philadelphia where he founded the Tequila Interchange Project. It's an organization that advocates sustainable, traditional, and quality practices in the Tequila Industry. According to Suro-Piñera, some botanists are saying that the generations of agave that are in the fields today are sterile - so even as awareness grows, the forecast for the pure blue agave tequila is uncertain.