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

NOM List: Tequila Brands Listed (24 Feb 2014)

Our updated list of distilleries and tequila brands “Nom List”, as of 24 February 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. Each of our … Read moreNOM List: Tequila Brands Listed (24 Feb 2014)

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

Tequila Tribe Joins Flight of Sites

Welcome! Tequila Aficionado is thrilled to announce the addition of the Tequila Tribe to the Tequila Aficionado Flight of Sites. Join the Tribe! Tequila Tribe is an exclusive community of tequila aficionados and agave lovers who unite to discuss, experience, and taste the culture of the spirits of Mexico. Join the exclusive Tribe and we … Read moreTequila Tribe Joins Flight of Sites

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