Diva Tequila Truffles Recipe

Tequila Test Kitchen After judging some stupendous Suerte Tequila Truffles by Piece, Love & Chocolate for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards, I decided to take truffles to the Tequila Test Kitchen.  Since the folks at Diva Tequila were kind enough to provide us with a sample for experimenting, I decided to create Diva Tequila … Read moreDiva Tequila Truffles Recipe

Flasking.com for Great Holiday Gifts

Have you been to Flasking.com? Flasking.com is a new website offering hundreds of unique and limited-edition flasks, handcrafted by artists nationwide—with a style to suit every taste imaginable.  Flasks are priced from $18-$28. For Limited/Signed Editions, most are between $34-$54. Great holiday gifts under $30 at Flasking.com. @flasking Click To Tweet L.A. entrepreneur Brad Copeland … Read moreFlasking.com for Great Holiday Gifts

How to Taste Tequila Like a Catador…

…Or, at least, how to act like one There are two official schools in Mexico that train people to be certified catadores (tequila tasters).  One is actually a faction of the original school established in 2000 and known as the Academia Mexicana del Tequila (Mexican Tequila Academy). After a bitter falling out between the founders, … Read moreHow to Taste Tequila Like a Catador…

Sipping Off The Cuff: Titanium Tequila Blanco

Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Titanium Tequila Blanco and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. See why here. Visit Titanium Tequila online here. According to Titanium: OUR LUXURY TEQUILA’S BEGIN WITH THE WORLD’S FINEST 100% TEQUILANA BLUE WEBER AGAVE GROWN IN THE HIGHLANDS OF JALISCO, MEXICO. … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Titanium Tequila Blanco

Sipping Off The Cuff: Whispering Eye Reposado

Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Whispering Eye Tequila Reposado and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Find Whispering Eye Tequila online here. Mexico – 100% blue agave tequila produced by gravity fed distillation and rested in white oak casks for 4 months. The palate is sweet … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Whispering Eye Reposado

Be Featured in Our Next #Tequilachat!

#TequilaChat on Tequila Tuesday On Tuesday, November 18th, we hosted our first Tequila Tuesday #TequilaChat on Twitter with Trianon Tequila.  Turnout was great and the conversation was even better!  Attendees had some great questions for Scotty Mattos and the folks at Trianon and we all learned a little more about this great “old school” tequila … Read moreBe Featured in Our Next #Tequilachat!

Judging at The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

In mid-August of 2014, the organizers of the 6th Annual Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine, which took place on October 11, 2014, graciously asked Tequila Aficionado Media CEO, Mike Morales, to participate as a judge.  Their unique, take-at-home blind tequila tasting competition used the Tequila Matchmaker smartphone application to score and bestow awards.  You can review … Read moreJudging at The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

Tequila Tuesday #TequilaChat

TequilaChat Join us for Tequila Tuesday on November 18th at 1pm CT as we host our first Twitter #TequilaChat with Trianon Tequila. Join us here at Tequila Aficionado and click on #TequilaChat in the main menu – or click on this link – and click on the JOIN button. Would you like your tequila featured in … Read moreTequila Tuesday #TequilaChat

Sipping Off the Cuff: Espolon Anejo

Espolon Anejo – Finished in Bourbon Barrels Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and Mike Morales taste and discuss the new Espolon Anejo presented by Campari and explain why they feel it deserves to be nominated as a 2014 Brand of Promise.     Find Espolon Tequila online at www.tequilaespolon.com. Follow them on Facebook – Twitter – … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff: Espolon Anejo

Tequila Distillery List (4Nov2014) “Nom List”

Download the updated Tequila Nom List for 4Nov2014 at Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet The Tequila Distillery List (Nom List) Each of our tequila NOM Lists contains the names and information of current brands and tequila distilleries as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by the … Read moreTequila Distillery List (4Nov2014) “Nom List”