What is the Agave Academy?

A way to raise your awareness of what happens behind the scenes of the tequila industry and consume responsibly. Join us as we step into the world of agave and explore the history, craft, and traditions of the practice through stories and interviews with the people at the forefront.


Episode 1: Monica Rivas

In our latest episode of Agave Academy, we introduce you to Monica Rivas, biologist, and botanist for La Dama Tequila.

As part of the La Dama team, Monica heads the division of environmental protection, botanical studies, and research in the fields.⁣

Watch as she gives us a lesson on this particular agave plant, it’s special characteristics, uses, and it’s importance in the ecosystem.