Mexican Tequila to Take on Sake in Asian Market

MEXICO CITY, Jul 15, 2002 (Notimex/Corporate Mexico by Internet Securities, Inc. via COMTEX) — Mexican tequila is preparing to take on sake and other traditional Asian drinks as demand for the Mexican drink grows on that continent. Tequila producers accompanied Jalisco state Governor Francisco Ramírez on a tour in Asia to explore business opportunities in … Read moreMexican Tequila to Take on Sake in Asian Market

Bats Are Dying!

During Tequila Aficionado Media’s historic Dia de los Muertos Tequila Tour, Lisa Pietsch and I paid a visit to Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico.  Before exploring the awesome depths of the caves and the formation of stalactites and stalagmites, we were also met with this alarming notice. Even though it’s the Mexican freetail bats that are … Read moreBats Are Dying!

Tequila Gets Fruity: Flavors & Infusions

From the Vault Aug 12, 2004 Mexico makers want to add fruit to firewater in bid to expand market. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s tequila industry, in pursuit of younger customers, plans to follow other alcohol producers by offering the centuries-old firewater tinged with citrus flavors. “Young people are drinking flavored products,” said Miguel Aguilar … Read moreTequila Gets Fruity: Flavors & Infusions

Expo Comida Latina: Thriving Demand for Latino Food Products Compels First-Ever Tradeshow

From the Vault Oct 7,2002 Hundreds of food, beverage and related products’ companies are gearing up for “EXPO COMIDA LATINA, the Hispanic Food and Beverage Show,” to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center November 3-5, 2002. Celebrating the foods, beverages, flavors and brands of the Americas, exhibits will include products for and by … Read moreExpo Comida Latina: Thriving Demand for Latino Food Products Compels First-Ever Tradeshow

Angel’s Spirits Imports Announces New CA Distribution for Premium Tequila Brands

September 30 – Weslaco , TX – Angel’s Spirits Imports and Pale Horse Imports have agreed to supply a new top-shelf 100% Agave Tequila,Mamalon Tequila in California . A new retail outlet for Mamalon Tequila is Holiday Wine Cellar in Escondido , CA. Holiday Wine Cellar also has an extensive online store with the ability … Read moreAngel’s Spirits Imports Announces New CA Distribution for Premium Tequila Brands

Mexican Bats Finally Get Attention

From the Vault June 11, 2002 Even as swarms of monarch butterflies flutter back to the United States from their winter home in Mexico, another less-loved but equally large migration has winged its way north: tens of millions of Mexican bats. MEXICO CITY (AP) –U.S. schoolchildren fascinated by the orange-and-black butterflies might not go quite … Read moreMexican Bats Finally Get Attention

Congratulations to the 2015 Sip Award Winners

NEWPORT BEACH, California, June 30TH 2015 – Eighty seven consumer spirit enthusiasts gathered at the waterfront Balboa Bay Resort on May 31, 2015 to participate in the 7th annual consumer based spirits competition. The 2015 SIP Awards comprised of 423 brands from all over the globe competing for rank at the impartial mercy of consumer based blind-tasting. The … Read moreCongratulations to the 2015 Sip Award Winners

Lunazul Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

I’m always surprised when someone watches me pour a spirit from a bottle, sip it straight and then shoots me a look that implies I’m a drunk or a daredevil.  “Don’t you want to mix it first?” such inquisitors ask. “I mean, it’s kind of harsh just straight, isn’t it?” Well, of course, it can … Read moreLunazul Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

Dia de los Muertos Tour Schedule

*FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be vetted as Brand of Promise Nominees and paid a nominal fee to be on the tour. The Dia de los Muertos Tour is even bigger and better than we imagined!  We’re exploring the great Southwest! First we’ll … Read moreDia de los Muertos Tour Schedule

Expo Tequila Tijuana 2015

The fifteenth annual Expo Tequila will be held on Tijuana’s famous Avenida Revolución from October 14th through the 18th. Since its inception, this event has been used by the industry to introduce new brands and to test the U.S. market, so there’s always something new and rare to find. This year promises to be the … Read moreExpo Tequila Tijuana 2015