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Los Cabos Magazine #37 - Summer 2014

House of Spirits By Michelle Alighieri Photos by Francisco Estrada Nick-San has branched out, creating its own labels of tequila and wine, as well as a champagne bar Twenty years ago, Nick-San introduced Los Cabos to authentic Japanese food and a one-of-a-kind brand of Japanese–Mexican fusion. That innovative spirit has continued. In 2012, the family behind Nick-San debuted its own tequila and wine—and, more recently, a champagne bar—always teaming with the best producers to provide clients with the best quality. Read on to learn about the history of these beverages and how they are being interpreted at Nick-San. Tequila: The Spirit of México Tequila is the most famous and representative Mexican beverage. Though known around the world, tequila is still 58 LOS CABOS MAGAZINE | SUMMER 2014 an enigma to many: Not everyone understands what it takes to produce this beverage. Tequila is the name of a town in the state of Jalisco, México. The town is the most recognizable producer of tequila and the agave plants needed to produce it. Contrary to popular belief, though, there are other regions legally authorized to produce tequila. These regions include greater Jalisco and specific municipalities within Nayarit, Michoacán, Tamaulipas, and Guanajuato. The production of tequila is expensive, and it must be done delicately. The agave tequilana Weber, variety azul


Los Cabos Magazine #37 - Summer 2014
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