La Toma de Zacatecas (The Taking of Zacatecas) wasthe largest and bloodiest battle of the Mexican Revolution. Once a center for silver mining, Zacatecas has earned a reputation as an agricultural center noted for its grains and sugar cane. It’s also a big producer of beverages, like rum, pulque and mescal. Boasting a major university, bustling agriculture and robust commerce, Zacatecas is self-confident and self-contained. The area produces red wines and is the nation’s largest producer of guavas. Due to its fine array of art, cultural and historical museums along with beautiful parks and marvelous architecture, Zacatecas is a favorite destination for Mexican families and tourists.