Viva Zapata Mezcal & Tequila

 

Located centrally in Tulum, Quintana Roo Mexico, Viva Zapata Tequila & Mezcal Store offers the widest variety of artisanal, handcrafted and rare tequila's and mezcal. We have many out of print bottles and brands you will not find anywhere else. We have something perfect for collectors and tequila lovers everywhere.





Emiliano Zapata

Photo of Emiliano ZapataEmiliano Zapata was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920), during which he formed and commanded the Liberation Army of the South, an important revolutionary brigade. Followers of Zapata were known as Zapatistas.



The Origin

Fue en el año 1519, época de encuentros y conquistas, cuando Hernán Cortés probó la bebida azteca llamada "Aguamiel", jugo derivado de la fermentación del agave, la cual era un elemento primordial en las ceremonias sagradas.

It was in 1519, epoch of encounters and conquests, when Hernán Cortes tastes for the first time the Aztec beverage called "Aguamiel" or Honey water, the juice released from the fermentation of the agave which is an essential element in the Aztec sacred ceremonies.