We signed up for a Vista Tours tour of a tequila distillery for Friday. Once we were picked up from our timeshare, we were taken to a jewelry store in the “Golden Zone.” As we got out of the mini van I commented that it was like Disney – in reverse. We milled around for about half an hour. It was while we were waiting that a representative came up and said that the tour needed to change. Instead of going to the advertised town and distillery we were going to a different one – because of a lot of road construction in the town. Same price? He said it was – but my understanding had been that lunch was included in the tour we bought so I was a little disappointed to learn that lunch was NOT included on this tour. I mention this just as a point of information for you.
After we toured the distillery we piled back on the bus to head over to the town of La Noria. We would stop at an expert potter and see a demonstration of making a molcajete. After that we visited leather workers and then lunch at “Grandma Tina’s place.” It was very good. They said it was “pre-colonial” cuisine. All I know is that the blue corn tortillas had to have been hand made and were amazingly delicious.
I’ll share pictures from the distillery tomorrow.