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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 […]

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 TequilaAficonado.com 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 […]

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