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|Directed by||Humberto Zurita|
|Written by||Alfonso Acebal
|Script by||Alfonso Acebal|
|Cinematography by||Carlos Guerra
|Produced by||Zuba Producciones|
|Music by||Federico Chávez Blanco
|No. of episodes||64|
Azul Tequila is a Mexican telenovela. The 80-episode serial was produced for TV Azteca by the celebrity couple Christian Bach and Humberto Zurita in conjunction with Humberto's brother Gerardo through their production company ZUBA Producciones. The complete series has been released in an 8 DVD box set.
With an approximate cost of $5,000,000 United States dollars, this production was praised by the critics, but was not a great success with the Mexican audience although it was in Europe and Asia, Malaysia and Thailand. One of the reasons for its lower rating was that it was broadcast at the same time as El privilegio de amar, the most successful telenovela of rival network Televisa that year. This was the first telenovela for Ursula Pratts with TV Azteca, and also the first in 10 years after Monte Calvario in 1988.
- Bárbara Mori as Azul / Soledad
- Mauricio Ochmann as Santiago Berriozabal
- Víctor González as Arcadio Berriozabal
- Rogelio Guerra as Adolfo Berriozabal
- Leonardo Daniel as Mariano
- Fabiola Campomanes as Lorenza
- Úrsula Prats as Hilda
- Lorena Rojas as Catalina
Azul is a young woman in the end of the 19th century who has been forced to get engaged to Arcadio Berriozabal when she is in love with his brother Santiago Berriozabal. Before her wedding peasant revolution is started and she is kidnapped. Santiago, believing she is dead, creates one of the finest tequilas and calls it "Azul Tequila".