De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur

Originally posted on April 11, 2013 at www.LisaPietsch.com The maple trees of the north and the agave from the south have French kissed while dancing the Salsa. When it comes to all things Canadian, I don’t mess around.  I sing the Canadian national Anthem – IN FRENCH. Je suis Quebecois! My ancestor Francois Louis Thibault … Read moreDe La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur

Demetrio Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

If fiery, edgy blancos had their own song, it might go something like this:   If I could spend time in a barrel The first thing that I’d like to do Is to soften every day Till all harshness goes away To ensure I’d be sipped slow by you         OK, sorry. … Read moreDemetrio Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

Women in The Tequila Industry: Jaclyn Jacquez by M.A. “Mike” Morales

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Jaclyn Jacquez considers herself an adelita, of sorts. Adelitas were female solders (soldaderas) who were a vital force during the Mexican Revolution in the early 1900s, fighting alongside men.  As President of Don Cuco Sotol, she spearheads a sixth generation  company producing a spirit steeped in 800 years of history. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico … Read moreWomen in The Tequila Industry: Jaclyn Jacquez by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Happy Birthday to Lucinda Hutson!

Viva Tequila, Viva La Lucinda! “Tequila is my soul mate,” Lucinda Hutson exclaims. “Mexico in a bottle, its flavor is as melodic to the mouth as a mariachi tune is to the ear—bold, spicy, and full of life!” For nearly forty years, Lucinda has trekked through tequila country, distilling adventures and knowledge to present them … Read moreHappy Birthday to Lucinda Hutson!

Mexican Flag Day: Banderas

 Feliz Dia de la Bandera!   Flag Day in Mexico is a “day dedicated to one of the most important patriotic symbols of Mexico, which gives the spirit of unity and belonging to Mexicans either within or outside of the country: the Flag.”       So today we celebrate the bandera! The flag of … Read moreMexican Flag Day: Banderas

Happy National Margarita Day!

Celebrate National Margarita Day! Tequila Aficionado has assembled some of the best Margarita recipes we could find, all in one brilliant collection of recipe cards on Pinterest.   According to Wikipedia: There is no solid proof who invented the Margarita.[5] One of the earliest stories is of the Margarita being invented in 1938 at the … Read moreHappy National Margarita Day!

Tequila Avion Margaritas For National Margarita Day

Consider these interesting twists on the classic Margarita when you plan your weekend celebrations for National Margarita Day! Spicy Sage Margarita 2 oz. Avión Silver 3/4 oz. Jalapeño-Infused Elderflower Liqueur 1/2 oz. Orange Juice 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Lime Juice 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup 3 Sage Leaves 1 Sage Leaf and Salt for … Read moreTequila Avion Margaritas For National Margarita Day

Opinion: You Can Tell a Woman By The Tequila She Drinks

Originally posted on February 14, 2013 at www.LisaPietsch.com Special thanks to Armando Villalpando (@TequilaChemist) and Sergio Olmos (@ONTEQUILAUS) for the spectacular Tequila Nuestro Orgullo Blanco that inspired this blog and also for the distinct honor of receiving their first pink bottle. Muchas gracias!   I have a theory: Women who drink cheap tequila are misled, … Read moreOpinion: You Can Tell a Woman By The Tequila She Drinks

Demetrio Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

Growing up in Bourbon Country (I live in Louisville, Ky.), you get used to seeing squat bottles of brown Kentucky Nectar on bars and retailers’ shelves. Even the rare long-neck containers aren’t usually tall, especially compared to some tequila bottles. That marks the first reason I like the trio of Demetrio tequila expressions I acquired … Read moreDemetrio Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

Sauza Rescues Women by Dumbing Down and Giving Them Lousy Tequila

Originally posted on April 20, 2013 at www.LisaPietsch.com I am offended, and with good reason. All week, Beam Global has been talking down to me as though I’m 18 and haven’t a brain in my pretty little head.  Well, I’ve had it! “We’ve taken America’s #1 cocktail and made it even more refreshing by adding … Read moreSauza Rescues Women by Dumbing Down and Giving Them Lousy Tequila