Founder: Don Felipe Camarena
Year Founded: 1937
Distillery Location: Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico
Master Distiller / Blender: Carlos Camarena, master distiller
How you should drink it
- With a Sangrita
- In cocktails (The Treasure Margarita, Tequila Sunrise, Blue Tahoe, Piñata, Tequila Furnace)
- El Tesoro is made using traditional techniques and methods, including crushing the cooked agave piñas with a one-ton stone tahona wheel.
- The distillery’s name, La Alteña, means “lady of the hills.”
- Current master distiller Carlos Camarena is the grandson of the brand’s founder, Don Felipe Camarena.
Types of El Tesoro Available