There’s never been a better time to get to know your agave. Artisanal tequilas are turning up on cocktail menus across the globe thanks to the arrival of small-batch, handmade bottlings such as Casa Dragones (casadragones.com; $275), a sipping tequila as crisp and clear as the etched crystal decanter it comes in.
Where to Sample
New York City: PDT (drinks for two $28).
Los Angeles: Chateau Marmont (drinks for two $24).
Mexico City: Hotel Condesa DF (drinks for two $19).