Trinity University Press

Chantal Martineau

A Montreal native based in New York, Chantal Martineau writes about wine, spirits, food, travel, and culture. Her work has appeared in VogueFood & WineDeparturesSaveur, and the Atlantic 

The Spirit of Tequila

Agave dates back to the Aztec civilization as an important crop in Mexico. Since the 1600s the people of western Mexico have cultivated blue agave from the red volcanic soil that blankets the region to make what we know as tequila. The Spirit of Tequila celebrates the tradition and culture of this iconic drink. Joel Salcido traveled across Jalisco and neighboring Mexican states capturing...