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Tequila for Health

Originally Posted on Tequila Aficionado July 4, 2000 By Alexander Perez TequilaAficionado.com Editor-In-Chief Tequila is considered healthy if used in moderation. Like wine it increases the good cholesterol levels in our blood while decreasing the bad cholesterols. In recent studies conducted by The University of Guadalajara, tequila has shown to have therapeutic properties. For starters, […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Dulce Vida Tequila Extra Anejo

Mike and Alex taste and discuss the epic 5-year, extra anejo, from organic, overproof, Dulce Vida Tequila.     Visit Dulce Vida Online here – Blog – Facebook – Twitter – YouTube Dulce Vida’s Extra Añejo is a celebratory Limited Edition rested for just over five years in single barrels from a respected Napa Valley […]

How to Drink Tequila Like a Millionaire

Originally Published Jan 22, 2010 by M.A. “Mike” Morales on CocktailMatch How to Drink Tequila Like a Millionaire In Today’s Economy… Have you found yourself cutting back on extras? Dining out less and entertaining more at home? Have you eliminated frills and gotten back to basics? Many people have. Let’s face it… 2009 was a […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Malinalli Tequila Blanco

Mike and Alex taste & discuss Malinalli Tequila Blanco, the delightful follow-up to their extra anejo (a 2014 Brands of Promise winner). Visit Malinalli Online here – Facebook – Twitter Appearance: Pristine, translucent, sediment free. Aroma: Masses of inviting dill, black pepper, asparagus notes that are underpinned by a deep salinity; best part of this bouquet […]

Tequila Tasting at the Page Museum

Originally Posted Thursday, June 22, 2000 By Alexander Perez TequilaAficionado.com Editor-In-Chief With dinosaur bones and fossils as a backdrop, John Braggs an avid tequila aficionado and restaurateur, gave an eloquent textbook presentation on the history of tequila to the 200 in attendance at the Page Museum. What we heard was a shortened version of his […]

The Exploitation–and the Evolution–Of the Tequila Girl

Originally Published July 17, 2009 at Cocktailmatch.com By M.A. “Mike” Morales The Exploitation Recently, I was invited to a tequila tasting at a local restaurant and bar in the Albuquerque area called The Range Cafe. I know the importer of this brand and I am very fond of it, so naturally, I wanted to lend […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Alacran Tequila Blanco

Mike Morales and Alexander Perez taste and discuss this unique lowlands tequila in the soft-touch bottle from Alacran. Visit Alacran Tequila online here Alacrán Tequila was born as a project among a circle of friends in Mexico City that grew tired of the classic taste and aroma of the existing tequila. A.T.A. is a premium […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Aguila Real Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Aquila Real Tequila Reposado, a curious flavor profile from Nom 1414.   From Aguila Real Tequila Online: THE BOTTLE AND DESIGN The inspiration behind our uniquely shaped bottle was manifested in our quest to redefine the consumers view of tequila and bring the spirits category the acclamation it merits. […]

The Food & Wine Magazine Tasting by Ron Cooper

Originally Posted March 2, 2001 By Ron Cooper Special to TequilaAficionado.com Aspen Colorado, June 9-11. The high mountain weather was great. This truly amazing annual event sponsored by Food & Wine Magazine is achieved with the help of hundreds of well-organized, enthusiastic volunteers from Colorado and all over the US. There were several thousand great […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Aguila Real Tequila Blanco

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Aquila Real Tequila Plata, a taste profile unlike any other from Nom 1414. Like no other Nom 1414 flavor profile…@aguilatequila Click To Tweet From Aguila Real Tequila Online: THE BOTTLE AND DESIGN The inspiration behind our uniquely shaped bottle was manifested in our quest to redefine the consumers view […]

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