Tequila Branding–Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo’ Dat

Tequila Branding If you are a start up tequila brand on a tight budget, how can you still be perceived as a player in your field when you don’t have deep pockets? This Beverage Trade Network article shares several ways to optimize small marketing budgets to support your retailers and build your brand. You might be implementing a lot of these … Read moreTequila Branding–Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo’ Dat

Ambhar Tequila–The Recalibrating of A Brand

[Between seminars during the Fourth Annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Tequila Aficionado Media was invited to the Ambhar Tequila Relaxation Lounge inside the historic Sheraton Gunter Hotel where we finally sampled each expression of this elusive brand with a jaded past. The following day, we caught up with the new Ambhar CEO, Jaime Celorio, at the acclaimed … Read moreAmbhar Tequila–The Recalibrating of A Brand

Germán González’s T1 Tequila Uno–Questions and Answers

Response to the interview series with Master Distiller Germán González has been wonderful. Rightly so, for a man who is a living part of tequila history and continues to make history today with T1 Tequila Uno and Tears of Llorona. Here are some of your questions answered: Q:  Does Germán always blend agaves from Tamaulipas and Atotonilco because … Read moreGermán González’s T1 Tequila Uno–Questions and Answers

Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo Review

You only turn 50 once, so why not celebrate? That was my logic last fall when I bought a bottle of Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo (NOM 1474). I don’t commonly spend $78 for spirits, but, hey, it was a special occasion made extraordinary by this smart splurge. Some reviewers tend to gush over new … Read moreTequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo Review

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Anejo

Gaviota! Another Brand of Promise according to Mike Morales and Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado. This one is “Definitely a finder” and Alex says “I love this anejo”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Reposado

Gaviota! Mike and Alex nominated this tequila for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards saying : “I like this a lot” and “a really nice reposado”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Anejo

This “sweet and floral” anejo impressed Mike and Alex of Tequila Aficionado so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Mike even stated “this is a great cigar or dessert tequila”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Reposado

A 2014 Brands of Promise Nominee, Caos Reposado received the following comments from Alex and Mike of Tequila Aficionado “a traditional Arandas tequila” and “what a reposado is supposed to taste like”.

San Antonio Cocktail Conference Media Party

[The fourth annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference was held from January 15 to January 18, 2015 here in San Antonio, Texas.  Tequila Aficionado Media attended with particular interest in all events surrounding agave spirits.] Wednesday Night Media Party #SACC2015 As most of San Antonio’s cocktail culture creatures were safely at home in their jammies on the eve … Read moreSan Antonio Cocktail Conference Media Party

Sipping Off The Cuff: Caos Tequila Blanco

Nominated as a 2014 Brand of Promise, this beautiful blanco was considered an “old style tequila” and their only complaint was “you can’t just have one sip”.