Jose Cuervo Black & The Education of a Tequila Drinker

Hello, As you know Jose Cuervo quit making their Black Medallion label product. Could you recommend a close match that I can get here in Tennessee? The description: Jose Cuervo Black Color:        Deep Amber Hue Aroma:    Toasted oak, cinnamon, red apple, cocoa, coffee Flavor:    Sweet, toasted oak, subtle agave notes Finish:    Warm … Read moreJose Cuervo Black & The Education of a Tequila Drinker

NOM List: Tequila Brands Listed (27 Jan 2014)

Our updated list of distilleries and tequila brands “Nom List”, as of 27 January 2014, is now available for download in both PDF and Excel formats. Click on any of the underlined items within the list to be taken directly to our reviews, articles, tasting notes and features on each tequila brand. #Tequila Aficionado new … Read moreNOM List: Tequila Brands Listed (27 Jan 2014)

Happy Birthday, Oprah!

What do you give the woman who has everything for her birthday? #Tequila, of course! Happy birthday, #Oprah! Click To Tweet Happy Birthday, Oprah! Salud! Happy birthday, #Oprah! #Tequila Aficionados everywhere are raising a glass to you tonight! Click To Tweet Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email … Read moreHappy Birthday, Oprah!

Coffee & Tequila Aficionado

Coffee is very important to us here at Tequila Aficionado. Coffee: It keeps us busy until the tequila arrives. Click To Tweet Need Coffee? Check out the Tequila Aficionado Store HERE. Have we reviewed Your tequila yet? Would you like our review of your tequila to reach thousands of tequila aficionados in both written and … Read moreCoffee & Tequila Aficionado

Women in the Tequila Industry

Tequila Aficionado Exclusive Series Have you seen Tequila Aficionado’s series on Women in the Tequila Industry by Tequila Journalist, M.A. “Mike” Morales? From Bikini Babes to Boss Ladies The contributions of women who create some of the amazing spirits we enjoy, direct production and distillation, support educational efforts, own brands we love, and otherwise contribute … Read moreWomen in the Tequila Industry

Tequila Warning!

Tequila Warning This tequila warning is being brought to you as a public service by Tequila Aficionado Media. We’re always looking for that next great sip. Sip wisely. Please sip wisely.  Tequila should never be shot.  Ever.  If you choose not to sip wisely, beware the following: The over-consumption of bad tequila may leave you … Read moreTequila Warning!

NOM List: Tequila Brands Listed (20 Jan 2014)

Our updated list of distilleries and tequila brands “Nom List”, as of 20 January 2014, is now available for download in both PDF and Excel formats. Click on any of the underlined items within the list to be taken directly to our reviews, articles, tasting notes and features on each tequila brand. #Tequila Aficionado new … Read moreNOM List: Tequila Brands Listed (20 Jan 2014)

Cleo Rocos’ Perspective and Bartenders’ Wisdom

Cleo Rocos and Alex Perez agree: Sip Wisely! Do tequila aficionados the world over a service and help the uninitiated learn the correct way to drink tequila: Only drink 100% Blue Weber Agave tequilas Sip, don’t shoot. Have a glass of water between drinks to stay hydrated. Bartenders’ Wisdom: The True Keys to Happiness are … Read moreCleo Rocos’ Perspective and Bartenders’ Wisdom

Need a Taxi Driver or a Counselor?

A Cab Driver Goes to Heaven A cab driver reaches the pearly gates. St. Peter looks him up in his Big Book and tells him to pick up a gold staff and a silk robe and proceed into Heaven. Next in line is a preacher. St. Peter looks him up in his Big Book, furrows … Read moreNeed a Taxi Driver or a Counselor?

Number Juan Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

The first two times I tasted Number Juan Reposado, it reminded me of my 15-year-old son in the morning: something that awakens very slowly. For $49, I expected more than clean, mildly spicy tequila that was decidedly low on complexity. But time and future tastings would reveal that Number Juan was only being shy at … Read moreNumber Juan Reposado Review by Steve Coomes