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Sipping Off The Cuff: Rancho La Joya Blanco

Rancho La Joya Tequila 35 years ago the Garcia family acquired a land known as “Rancho La Joya” in the heart of the Mexican highlands. The red soil was rich in nutrients, vital to the growth and smooth taste of the world’s most flavorful agave plants. With hard work and dedication, the family turned their […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Avion Anejo

Avion Anejo Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Avion Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Avion Tequila “A great anejo” Click To Tweet Avion Anejo Age: Two years (Twice as long as than the industry norm) Color: Rich amber Aroma: Roasted agave with woody notes and hints […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Avion Reposado

Avion Reposado Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Avion Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Avion Reposado Age: Six months (3 times longer than the industry norm) Color: Light amber Aroma: Roasted agave with pleasant notes of oak and vanilla Taste: Floral with hints of cherry, peach and […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Avion Tequila Blanco

Avion Blanco Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Avion Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Avion Blanco (Silver) Voted “World’s Best Tasting Tequila” and “Best Unaged White Spirit” at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, ranking #1 against all tequilas, vodkas, gins and white rums. Age: Unaged […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila Platinum

 Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila Platinum Bonita Platinum Tequila “clearly enhanced” Click To Tweet Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Xzibit’s Bonita Tequila, a blanco referred to as “Platinum” and five times distilled at La Cofradia. Although this isn’t your father’s tequila, they do think it might be a great gift for mom!  It’s so […]

Nom List, 19 Jan 2015

As previously, our tequila nom list contains the names and information of current brands and tequila distilleries as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by the CRT. Download the updated Tequila Nom List for 19Jan2015 at Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet You’ll also find links (in […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Astral Tequila Blanco

Astral Tequila Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Astral Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Astral Tequila “I like it a lot” says Tequila Aficionado Click To Tweet Astral Tequila “Big and beefy” Click To Tweet About Astral Tequila Astral Tequila is totally unique and reminiscent of the way tequila was […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Anejo

Cabo Wabo Anejo Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Reposado

Cabo Wabo Reposado Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Blanco

Cabo Wabo Blanco Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila “Beautiful bouquet” Click To Tweet   Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching […]