► A tequila manufactured from 51% blue agave, is called a mixto. The rest of the spirit comprises sugars.
► The heart of the blue agave plant, called the pina, is what is responsible for tequila. On an average, a pina weighs about 50 kilos, and when harvested, can yield 12 bottles of the drink. To add, a blue agave plant takes 8 - 12 years to reach maturity.