WonderTune Tequila

WT Tequila
It’s been only 8 hours since I returned from my 5 day trip to Guadalajara, Mexico. I went to Guadalajara for the first time 3 years ago to photograph one of Mexico’s most loved dish, birria. This time around, I wanted to go back and document the process behind making tequila. With a running shot list in mind, I landed at Guadalajara ready to hit the ground running. My guide and friend, Chuy Tovar, is a business consultant working primarily in the tequila and restaurant industry. He invited me to join him on his next business trip and I couldn’t say no. But as the hours and days passed by, I realized that this wasn’t really going to be much about tequila at all. And this was a good thing. As much as I enjjoy GOOD tequila, seeing the people that work so hard to produce this liquor only made me appreciate tequila even more. Through my limited comprehension of Spanish and Chuy’s interpreting, I was able to share many laughs and stories with people I would never in my life meet. They won’t be easily forgotten as well. There’s only so much I can share through photography, and until you go yourself, you’ll understand what I felt this weekend meeting the wonderful people in the small towns of Jalisco.  Give me some time to prepare the story and photos, and I will share.  Enjoy the mix and thanks for reading.

Featured in WonderTune Tequila:

Atlas Sound
Blackbird Blackbird
Class Actress
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell
Devendra Banhart
Du Tonc
The Flaming Lips
Giraffage vs. Teen Daze
Gung Ho
Jon Phonics
Teen Daze
Young Summer
Youth Lagoon

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One Response to “WonderTune Tequila”

  1. Margaret Says:

    Ah yes the transition of music being shared on Spotify now – love the Twin Rays song. Thanks for sharing as always! :) Love the photo of what I assume is agave.

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