A Sotol By Any Other Name

[On a sweltering August afternoon, Tequila Aficionado Media was invited by Mike Groener, CEO and President of Genius Liquids to sip and savor the latest addition to their Desert Spirit line, Texas Sotol, at their distillery in Austin, TX .] Here Comes the Rain Again Ask anyone who has spent any significant amount of time living in … Read moreA Sotol By Any Other Name

Must Love Tequila

Do You Love Tequila? Anybody can taste a tequila and write a review, but true aficionados know when a reviewer is full of mixto or just phoning it in. Tell us about the tequilas you love – and tell us why.  Do you love it because it’s a green agave punch in the face?  Do … Read moreMust Love Tequila

The Last Last Tequila Standing

No More Last Tequila Standing In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last tequila Standing in the world’s first broadcast Tequila Reality Show.   The creators of Last Tequila Standing only filmed the one season back in 2011 and we were very limited in our access to the show’s materials. As this was … Read moreThe Last Last Tequila Standing

The Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Vault – May 3, 2003   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. It is an unsurpassed marketing and promotional opportunity for the top medal winners. *Editor’s Note 2015* This announcement was from the 2013 show where … Read moreThe Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Tequila Aficionado Media Unites with Disney’s Maker Studios!

Assembles Alliance with The Worldwide Leader in Short Form Video…  For Immediate Release!   September 12,2015, San Antonio, TX:  Tequila Aficionado Media has forged a strategic alliance with Disney subsidiary Maker Studios, the global leader in short-form video and the largest content network on YouTube. “Partnering with Maker Studios is the perfect way to take … Read moreTequila Aficionado Media Unites with Disney’s Maker Studios!

Chamucos Tequila Review

A Visit with the Maestro at Tequila Quiote Hector Abbod is the still master at the Quiote Distillery. He is a referred to as the “maestro” in the tequila industry. Hector has worked as a consultant to many distilleries and is known for his expertise at creating some of the finest tequilas. I had the … Read moreChamucos Tequila Review

Embajador Proclaimed Tequila Producer of the Year!

Bestowed Gold and Silver Awards at the First Annual Bar Business Spirits Competition For Immediate Release! September 9, 2015, Austin, TX:  On August 16, 2015, at the First Annual Bar Biz Spirits Competition held during the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention, Embajador Tequila was named Tequila Producer of the Year, capturing a gold medal … Read moreEmbajador Proclaimed Tequila Producer of the Year!

Tequila Adventures at The Texas Restaurant Association Market Place

[On June 28 and 29, 2015, San Antonio-based Tequila Aficionado Media was invited to participate with Embajador Tequila at the Texas Restaurant Association Market Place in Dallas.] Texas Restaurant Association Market Place When the call came from Andres Garcia, Embajador Tequila’s sales manager, to accompany him to the state’s largest tradeshow at the Texas Restaurant Association … Read moreTequila Adventures at The Texas Restaurant Association Market Place

Last Tequila Standing: Winners Announced!

What Last Tequila Standing Meant to Us Thank you for joining us here at Tequila Aficionado Media for the very first airing of Last Tequila Standing since it was filmed in 2011.  We’ve spent years building Tequila Aficionado into more than just a magazine, reviews, recipes or drinking show.  We wanted Tequila Aficionado Media to … Read moreLast Tequila Standing: Winners Announced!

Last Tequila Standing: Manana Tequila Perfect Margarita

In this episode of Last Tequila Standing, Manana Tequila shares their recipe for the perfect margarita.  Mix it up at home and enjoy!     Find it online at Tequila Manana, Facebook, and Twitter.