Historically, the women of Tequila (as in the town) have been the ones who cultivated the blue agave plants, called hijuelos (little children). Women can still be seen today working the fields from February to July, when the plants sprout.

Mexico Tequila

This Wednesday, June 5, 2019 photo shows bottles of top-shelf Tequila produced by Tequila Cascahuín in El Arenal, Jalisco state, Mexico. (AP Photo/Refugio Ruiz)

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