R.I.P. Don Feliciano Vivanco Fonseca

    Our hearts and prayers go out to the family of Don Feliciano, R.I.P. Click To Tweet With the experience of 4 generations of agave producers for tequila such as Sauza, Cuervo, Orendain, 3 Magueyes, etc., in 1990 Don Feliciano Vivanco Fonseca and his children decided to establish Tequilera “Feliciano Vivanco and Associates”, with … Read moreR.I.P. Don Feliciano Vivanco Fonseca

Sipping Off the Cuff | JLP Strawberry Margaritas

JLP Strawberry Margaritas Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch get together for two very special episodes of Sipping Off the Cuff with JLP Margaritas.  If you’ve been following us, you know that we’ve awarded the Golden Lime Margarita a Gold Medal but this is the first time we’ve had the opportunity to taste the Strawberry and Pomegranate … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | JLP Strawberry Margaritas

Sipping Off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Espadin

Visit Scorpion Mezcal Online   Scorpion Mezcal is an award-winning family of 100% Agave distilled spirits, made in Oaxaca, one of the official and traditional homes of mezcal making in Mexico.

Sipping Off The Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Joven Blue Agave

Visit Scorpion Mezcal Online. Scorpion Mezcal is an award-winning family of 100% Agave distilled spirits, made in Oaxaca, one of the official and traditional homes of mezcal making in Mexico.

Sipping Off the Cuff | Siempre Tequila Blanco

Visit Siempre Tequila online.  From Siempre Tequila: Fall in love, quit your job and make tequila. That’s what Alex and Monica did. Traditionally crafted in small batches Siempre® Tequila Plata is a unique luxury spirit made with a fusion of single estate 100% Blue Weber Agave from both the highlands and lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico. … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | Siempre Tequila Blanco

Vote for Your Favorite Craft Tequila Brand!

Vote Now! In order to be called tequila, this spirit distilled from the juices blue agave must be made in specific regions of Mexico, most prominently Jalisco and the town of tequila. While no tequilas are produced in the United States, we want to find the best craft tequila brands available in the country, and … Read moreVote for Your Favorite Craft Tequila Brand!

Pepe Z: The Mad Man of Tequila

I’ve finally gotten around to binge watching Mad Men on Netflix. In case you haven’t joined the Streaming Generation, or lived without cable TV for awhile, Mad Men is a series set in the 1960’s about a fictional ad agency called Sterling Cooper based in New York City’s famed Madison Avenue. [Editor’s note: I still … Read morePepe Z: The Mad Man of Tequila

USA Today 10 Best Current Leaderboard for Best Craft Tequila Brand

“This is your tequila bucket list.”   ~ Rick Levy of Tequila Aficionado If you’ve seen Mike Morales’ article on the Top 20 Craft Tequilas you’ve overlooked then you’ll understand that picking one (or even 10) from this list is like picking your favorite child.  It’s too difficult to do, so your best bet is … Read moreUSA Today 10 Best Current Leaderboard for Best Craft Tequila Brand

Heartland Tour Map & Itinerary

*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. It’s Official – We Have a Rockin’ Itinerary!! Here’s the map – it is a public map on Google so feel … Read moreHeartland Tour Map & Itinerary

Sipping Off The Cuff | 888 Tres Ochos Tequila Anejo

Mike & Rick of Tequila Aficionado taste and discuss Tres Ochos tequila anejo. From the Tres Ochos Website: 888 Tres Ochos Tequila was created with a commitment to the denomination of origin and the worldwide recognition of Mexico’s tequila heritage. Originating in the fertile volcanic soil of the lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico, made from 100% … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff | 888 Tres Ochos Tequila Anejo