What is Cinco de Mayo?

Cinco De Mayo (5th of May) According to Wikipedia: Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated in the United States. [1] It is also celebrated in parts of Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla,[note 1][2][3][4] where the holiday is called El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the … Read moreWhat is Cinco de Mayo?

The Diffusor in Tequila Production: Are They Cheating?

The Diffusor in a Recent Twitter Conversation: A thought provoking question was asked via Twitter about the use of diffusors in tequila production. For the uninitiated, diffusors are used to efficiently extract the starches from harvested agave piñas that are subsequently cooked and distilled to make mass produced tequila.  To purists, its use is blasphemy because … Read moreThe Diffusor in Tequila Production: Are They Cheating?

Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine–Tequila With Intention

roger clyne, mexican moonshine

On a frigid and damp Saturday night in November 2013, Roger Clyne, along with his band The Peacemakers, invited Tequila Aficionado Media to an intimate concert at Billy’s Ice House in New Braunfels, TX.  Click here for Part 1 of our visit with Roger Clyne. *** “The planet does not need more ‘successful people.’  The … Read moreRoger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine–Tequila With Intention

Sipping Off The Cuff™ with Huizache Reposado

M.A. “Mike” Morales and Alexander Perez taste and discuss Huizache Tequila Reposado. Huizache Reposado has been nominated for the 2014 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards in the Reposado category.     Huizache Tequila “ The secret behind making fine tequila has been handed down to us generation after generation since 1870. We are proud to … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff™ with Huizache Reposado

Roger Clyne’s Story: Tequila with Intention

Roger Clyne: Tequila with Intention Roger Clyne had every intention of following the road less traveled. That’s where he found Mexican Moonshine. Read Part 2 of our feature story including Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers coming this weekend! Read Part 1 here, now! Part 2 Available here now!       Turn your back on all the deadlines…   On … Read moreRoger Clyne’s Story: Tequila with Intention

Like a Jimador

Attack the day like a jimador – hard, fast and with a purpose!   Jimador at work Video courtesy of Turner Barr Published on Mar 7, 2012 http://www.aroundtheworldin80jobs.com Working in the Agave fields, I discover I am worse at physical labor than I initially anticipated.   Never miss an article or review again – Subscribe … Read moreLike a Jimador

Sauza’s Latest: Make it with a Cowboy Should Make You Laugh

Sauza Does it Again If you haven’t read my commentary on the Sauza marketing campaigns, you can catch up here. Safe to say, I’m not a big fan of the dumb tequila commercial.  After watching all of the Sauza commercials, I’ve come to the conclusion that Sauza really wants to make us laugh with these … Read moreSauza’s Latest: Make it with a Cowboy Should Make You Laugh

David Suro’s Amazing Tequila 101

Special thanks to www.lrfoodcast.com for providing such a great video of David Suro’s presentation and staff training on tequila at Local Lime in Arkansas.  This is one of the best Tequila 101s we’ve seen yet!  A brilliant businessman, Suro-Piñero has made it his life’s mission to preserve and promote the tequila industry, a surprisingly complex … Read moreDavid Suro’s Amazing Tequila 101

Falling Under the Spell of Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine Tequila

On a frigid and damp Saturday night in November 2013, Roger Clyne, along with his band The Peacemakers, invited Tequila Aficionado Media to an intimate concert and tequila tasting at Billy’s Ice House in New Braunfels, TX, to talk music, heritage, and his tequila, Mexican Moonshine. *** Talking music, heritage & Mexican Moonshine #Tequila with … Read moreFalling Under the Spell of Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine Tequila

Sipping Off The Cuff™ with Huizache Blanco

Huizache Blanco Tequila Aficionado’s M.A. “Mike” Morales and Alexander Perez review and discuss Huizache Blanco tequila on this episode of Sipping Off The Cuff™. “Huizache Silver is crystal clear, bold, and versatile. This perfectly balanced premium tequila has the delicate taste of sweet, cooked agave and smooth mineral overtones. It is exclusively produced with the finest … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff™ with Huizache Blanco