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Latin Spirits Make a Big Splash In America’s Cocktails, Says Distilled Spirits Council

Originally Published Jul 19, 2002 With close proximity to the Caribbean and Central America, the US has been heavily influenced by the infectious rhythms and flavors of Latin culture. Evidence of this new ‘Latin Invasion’ typified by the popularity of music from the likes of J-LO, Shakira, Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias, is quickly finding […]

2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™

  From the Tequila Aficionado Vault, June 2, 2002 Mike Morales and his team do it again, with the 2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™ the largest tequila tasting in the South West. A Night to Remember “The demand for more information after our inaugural show had been overwhelming, and this year’s event has […]

The Latest Tequila News

All the Tequila News That’s Fit to Drink! We’ve had so much going on here at Tequila Aficionado that we almost forgot to get our bi-weekly newsletters out to you. No…wait…yes, we did forget. So here’s a little Tequila News to catch you up in case you missed all the fun: Continuing with our exploration […]

Interview with Sammy Hagar from Cabo Wabo Tequila

In March, Tequila Aficionado Magazine attended the 28th International Nightclub & Bar/Beverage Retailer Convention and Trade Show hosted by Restaurant Marketing Magazine. It was an incredible show to say the least. Among the many tequila companies represented, we had an opportunity to visit with Sammy Hagar from Cabo Wabo tequila. Tequila Aficionado: How do you […]

Join the Next Tequila Aficionado Road Show!

Tequila Aficionado Hits the Open Road If you follow our social networks, you know we’ve been traveling by RV and had the opportunity to create some fun social content for a few tequilas that hitched a ride with us. Now we’re planning another trip in mid-to-late August 2015, and offering a similar opportunity to a […]

1st Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™

Originally Published February 20, 2001   Glamour and Magic at The 1st Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™ Mike Morales finds Tequila Aficionados in New Mexico Click To Tweet By Mike Morales Tequila Aficionado Magazine Contributor/Columnist Albuquerque is a city of many “firsts.” After World War II, it was one of the first cities dedicated to […]

Chunky Gazpacho Recipe

With a summer bug beating us down here at Tequila Aficionado HQ, we’ve been leaning heavily on the cayenne to keep us clear for work.  Today, we pulled out the big guns. It was time to make Gazpacho!  Ours is a bit different than your mother’s gazpacho though.  We made ours chunky (no puree necessary) […]

De La Tierre Maple Tequila Pound Cake Recipe

When I have lots of work to do, I usually bake something at the same time. The attention necessary to cooking properly provides the moments necessary for me to quiet my ADD mind so I’m more capable of focusing on the work. This week, I had several jobs I needed to take care of that […]

Casa Chapala’s Ultimate Agave Challenge

  Hola dearest agave lovers! Once again Casa Chapala’s Tequila Man, Lupe, has created another fantastic agave event that is downright outrageously fun!  It’s the Casa Chapala Ultimate Agave Challenge. Let’s just say you are going to get hooked! More info… Ultimate Agave Challenge Thursday, June 18th 7pm—9pm 9041 Research Blvd #100, Austin, TX 78758 The Ultimate Agave […]

Masa Azul’s Siembra Spirits Event

Masa Azul’s Siembra Spirits Event is on June 16th!   On Tuesday June 16th at 7:00pm, Masa Azul is hosting an amazing dinner and tasting with Siembra Spirits!  David Suro, the owner of Siembra Spirits as well as Tequilas Restaurant in Philadelphia, will be on hand to discuss his artisan line of agave spirits.  David is […]

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