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Last Tequila Standing: Judging Procedure

  Last Tequila Standing was filmed in 2011.  It was shopped extensively to television stations across the country but, in 2011, it was before its time. Thanks to new media and the fact that tequila aficionados are so socially connected today, Last Tequila Standing has finally found a home at Tequila Aficionado. In this video, […]

Last Tequila Standing: Alma Tequila Amazon Margarita

ALMA MARGARITA ESPECIAL – 2 oz ALMA Silver or Reposado – 1/2 oz Agave nectar – 3/4 oz orange liquor – 1 1/4 oz fresh lime juice – 1/2 oz water – Cinnamon and salt – Put all ingredients in a shaker, add ice, shake hard and pour over ice into a margarita glass rimmed […]

Last Tequila Standing: Alma de Agave Tequila

About Alma de Agave Tequila     Alma de Agave Tequila – Rich in Tradition & Flavor The founders of the region (near Guadalajara) called it Xamayaran (present day Xamay, Jalisco), in honor of the local indian chief of the area, whose name means the ‘root of the maguey’. The plant grows abundantly and naturally […]

Last Tequila Standing: Criteria for Participation

  Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing Following is the schedule for the entire first season of Last Tequila Standing as it will air on Tequila Aficionado: July 24      Criteria for Participants 25      Alma Tequila 26      Alma Tequila Amazon Margarita 27      Judging Procedures 28      Adan y Eva Tequila 29      Adan y Eva Sinful Margarita […]

Tequila, Past and Present by Alain Romero

Originally published in Tequila Aficionado in 2003 Did someone mention tequila? !Dios nos agarre confesados! Since when has tequila become a spirit for the upper class, something to write about? Everyone knows that tequila is a low grade spirit, appropriate para la gente pobre, peones, mecapaleros, railroad workers, boxers, eclectic writers, artists that charge by […]

Tequila: It’s the heart and soul of Mexico, and it’s in trouble.

Originally Published May 11, 2003   Tequila has come under enormous pressure in the past decade and it is not faring well in many sectors. By Ian Chadwick Tequila Aficionado Magazine Contributor/Columnist First, it became a victim of its own popularity. As international – particularly American – drinkers turned to tequila as the new “hip […]

Gourmet Fest of Café des Artistes with the participation of Riedel and Casa Noble

Originally Published in Tequila Aficionado 2002 For a second time the “Gourmet Fest of Café des Artistes” will be presented by Mr. Thierry Blouet and Mr. Phillipe Según as a gastronomic event. To be enjoyed during the fest a sample of the menu from Restaurant Café des Artistes, which has been given the unique places […]

New Mexico Tequila Experience 2002

On Friday, November 15, 2002, the “Largest Tequila Tasting of its kind in the Southwest” happened at the historic La Posada de Albuquerque in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. I’ve often been accused of making astonishing comparisons to prove a point. Where some like to compare “apples to apples,” I like to compare apples to oranges. […]

Who Will be the Last Tequila Standing?

Who will be the Last Tequila Standing? National Tequila Day 2015 – Mark your calendars! 18 begin, but who will be the Last Tequila Standing? Last Tequila Standing – the 1st Tequila Reality Show – coming July 24! Click To Tweet     Meet Senor Rio Tequila Debbie Medina and Jonathan Gatch tell the story […]

Avion Espresso Flourless Mocha Mug Cake

It all started when I checked in to Pinterest to make some updates.  I found this recipe for Four Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake.  It’s been pinned over 10,000 times for good reason. How can I add Avion Espresso to this recipe? Of course, my first thought, as it is for every chocolate recipe is […]

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