Pairing La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Cigars with Tequila

The fine folks at Holt’s Cigar Company asked Mike Morales to help them pair their cigars with tequilas.  In his latest blog at www.tequilasensei.com, he pairs with tequila the highly rated–95 points and the number 2 cigar in 2011 by Cigar Aficionado–La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor, blended by the famed Jose “Pepin” Garcia in Esteli, … Read morePairing La Aroma de Cuba Mi Amor Cigars with Tequila

Review of Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico

There are too many fascinating facets to Marie Sarita Gaytan’s book, Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico. Gaytan takes the reader on a sweeping journey of Aztec myths and legends, pre-and post colonial occupation; from the Mexican Revolution to Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema, all the way up to 2014, the date of the book’s … Read moreReview of Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico

Women In The Bacanora Industry: Adriana Torres

We first encountered Adriana Torres through Novel Spirits Collection, the US importer of her flagship bacanora brand, Pascola Bacanora. The more we heard about her from Connie and Mel Abert, the owners of Novel Spirits, the more intrigued we became with her background. You can read about her herculean efforts to revitalize Sonora, Mexico’s once … Read moreWomen In The Bacanora Industry: Adriana Torres

A Bacanora Boss Lady Tells All: Adriana Torres

Adriana Torres:  Bacanora Boss Lady So, how does a well-educated, forty-something mother of three get deeply involved in the remote bacanora-distilling communities of rural Sonora? For this “Bacanora Boss Lady,” it began as a university school project. We’ll let Adriana tell you her amazing and life-changing journey–in her own words–but first… Meet Bacanora Mezcal is … Read moreA Bacanora Boss Lady Tells All: Adriana Torres