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Sipping off the Cuff: Montelobos Mezcal Joven

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Montelobos Mezcal Joven, a certified organic mezcal with a unique flavor profile.   About: Spanish: Montelobos es un mezcal artesanal hecho en Santiago Matatlán Oaxaca que utiliza exclusivamente maguey espadín orgánico certificado. Mezcal Montelobos nace de la visión y la pasión de Iván Saldaña, experto en maguey y mezcal, […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Lunazul Primero

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Lunazul Primero Tequila and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise.   About Lunazul Primero: Añejo tequila that’s aged in American white oak barrels for 18 months. Tasting Notes Filtered eight times to achieve a crystal clear color. Aroma: Complex aroma with sweet, oak, caramel, apple, and […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Lunazul Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Lunazul Tequila Blanco and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise.   About Lunazul Blanco Crystal clear, un-aged tequila that allows its 100% agave flavor to shine. This is tequila at its simplest. Tasting Notes Exceptionally smooth and balanced with bright color and silver highlights. Aroma: Refreshing […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Amaras Mezcal Joven

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Amaras Mezcal/Amores Mezcal Joven and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise. The main objective of Mezcal Amaras/Amores is to raise awareness around mezcal and its culture, to inspire through our philosophy and to achieve a broad up-to-date perception of Mexico around the world. For Amores producing […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Abreojos Tequila Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Abreojos Tequila, the hidden scorpion, and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise. From The name Abreojos comes from a little fishing village in Baja California Sur called Punta Abreojos. Abreojos translated from Spanish means “Open Eyes”. In this quiet little fishing village lies a pristine […]

Mexican Tequila to Take on Sake in Asian Market

MEXICO CITY, Jul 15, 2002 (Notimex/Corporate Mexico by Internet Securities, Inc. via COMTEX) — Mexican tequila is preparing to take on sake and other traditional Asian drinks as demand for the Mexican drink grows on that continent. Tequila producers accompanied Jalisco state Governor Francisco Ramírez on a tour in Asia to explore business opportunities in […]

Tequila Gets Fruity: Flavors & Infusions

From the Vault Aug 12, 2004 Mexico makers want to add fruit to firewater in bid to expand market. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s tequila industry, in pursuit of younger customers, plans to follow other alcohol producers by offering the centuries-old firewater tinged with citrus flavors. “Young people are drinking flavored products,” said Miguel Aguilar […]

Expo Comida Latina: Thriving Demand for Latino Food Products Compels First-Ever Tradeshow

From the Vault Oct 7,2002 Hundreds of food, beverage and related products’ companies are gearing up for “EXPO COMIDA LATINA, the Hispanic Food and Beverage Show,” to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center November 3-5, 2002. Celebrating the foods, beverages, flavors and brands of the Americas, exhibits will include products for and by […]

Angel’s Spirits Imports Announces New CA Distribution for Premium Tequila Brands

September 30 – Weslaco , TX – Angel’s Spirits Imports and Pale Horse Imports have agreed to supply a new top-shelf 100% Agave Tequila,Mamalon Tequila in California . A new retail outlet for Mamalon Tequila is Holiday Wine Cellar in Escondido , CA. Holiday Wine Cellar also has an extensive online store with the ability […]

Mexican Bats Finally Get Attention

From the Vault June 11, 2002 Even as swarms of monarch butterflies flutter back to the United States from their winter home in Mexico, another less-loved but equally large migration has winged its way north: tens of millions of Mexican bats. MEXICO CITY (AP) –U.S. schoolchildren fascinated by the orange-and-black butterflies might not go quite […]