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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 […]

A look into The Tequila Lover’s Guide to Mexico and Mezcal

Originally Posted on Tequila Aficionado March 2, 2001 A look into The Tequila Lover’s Guide to Mexico and Mezcal  By Alexander Pérez TequilaAficionado Magazine Editor A must-have addition for all tequila and mezcal aficionado libraries Click To Tweet After selling out of his first book by 8 thousand copies, Lance Cutler has indulged us again […]

Eye on Tequila by Ian Chadwick – Tequila in Canada

Originally Posted on Tequila Aficionado March 2, 2001 By Ian Chadwick Tequila Aficionado Magazine  Contributor/Columnist Canadians and tequila: it’s an awkward mix for many of our nation’s drinkers. Perhaps it’s because we’re a cool country and tequila is the product of the hot highlands of Mexico. It bottles too much sunshine, too much dry scrubland […]

Original Site Information from Tequila Aficionado

It’s interesting to see how far we come in the past 12 years since Alexander Perez posted the original site information for Tequila Aficionado.  The staff and address have changed, but our policies have not.  We still develop strategic partnerships, such as our Flight of Sites, and stand by our editorial policy. Originally Posted on […]

Tequila Book Recommendations by Alex Perez

Originally posted on Tequila Aficionado May 6, 2003 The Book Of Tequila, by Bob Emmons “The most comprehensive resource on tequila in print.”–WINE & SPIRITS “Emmons traces tequila’s origin from the agave plant, following the spirit step-by-step through harvesting, distillation, bottling, shipping, and distribution to America’s bars and restaurants. His history of tequila intertwines with […]

Unwinding at Mexicali

Originally Posted on August 10, 2000 by Myrna Gamez Executive Editor A group of colleagues and I had just been through two grueling weeks of producing documents and needed to go somewhere and celebrate our efforts. I had heard of Mexicali’s tequila collection and recommended we go there. Upon arrival I noticed it was […]

Casa Noble Ultra Premium Tequilas in a Class of their Own by Alex Perez

Originally posted on Tequila Aficionado October 18, 2000 By Alexander Pérez TequilaAficionado Magazine Editor Passion in the bottle can only describe the fine tequilas of Casa Noble. From the hand-blown glass and ceramic bottles created by an experienced artisan, to the triple distillation method used in production, Casa Noble can truly be called an ultra-premium […]

Our First Post: the 2000 Agave Shortage

Originally posted on Tequila Aficionado on August 8, 2000 From the Editor…  Welcome, we are proud to present! will be your most comprehensive information source on the Internet bringing tequila and mezcal awareness to you the public. Our goal is to educate, promote, and report on the tequila and mezcal industry. In addition, […]

Northwest Tequila Fest 2015

Unfortunate news for fans of the Northwest Tequila Fest.  Our hearts go out to our fellow aficionados and we hope to be there when they have their next Northwest Tequila Fest. TO OUR FANS: We started Northwest Tequila Fest in the Summer of 2012 because we love tequila and mezcal, and we think the world […]

Tequila Aficionado and the Sabor Latino Food Show

Sabor Latino, Los Angeles’ only Latin Food Trade Show reached out to Tequila Aficionado this spring and asked us if we would help them raise interest in the tequila community for this year’s show.  They offered free booths to any tequila brands who would agree to be there.  Of all the brands we know, Embajador and […]

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