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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 […]

Interview with Martin Grassl of Porfidio

Interview with Porfidio owner Martin Grassl by Alexander Perez, September 2000 TA: You are one of the ones that predicted the export market a few years ago – how did you predict that? I think that usually fashion changes start out in the United States and if you might remember 10 years ago tequila was […]

Tequila Herradura & Cafe Tequila Brand Products Partner for Gastronomic Success

Originally Published Nov 10, 2001     Tequila Herradura & Cafe Tequila Brand Products of San Francisco have joined together to further a long-standing cultural and family tradition in Mexico of cooking with fine tequila. Cafe Tequila will henceforth use Tequila Herradura Silver to produce their six unique Tequila Sauces. Cafe Tequila sauces are designed […]

Riedel launches The Tequila Glass

From the Tequila Aficionado Vault Nov 27, 2001   Riedel Crystal, Quinta Real Hotel & Casa Noble Tequila host a private presentation of the official Tequila Glass as selected a few weeks ago in Austria. George Riedel (10th Riedel Generation) discovered that the shape of the glass should be determined by the content, the correct […]

Latin Spirits Make a Big Splash In America’s Cocktails, Says Distilled Spirits Council

Originally Published Jul 19, 2002 With close proximity to the Caribbean and Central America, the US has been heavily influenced by the infectious rhythms and flavors of Latin culture. Evidence of this new ‘Latin Invasion’ typified by the popularity of music from the likes of J-LO, Shakira, Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias, is quickly finding […]

Join the Next Tequila Aficionado Road Show!

Tequila Aficionado Hits the Open Road If you follow our social networks, you know we’ve been traveling by RV and had the opportunity to create some fun social content for a few tequilas that hitched a ride with us. Now we’re planning another trip in mid-to-late August 2015, and offering a similar opportunity to a […]

De La Tierre Maple Tequila Pound Cake Recipe

When I have lots of work to do, I usually bake something at the same time. The attention necessary to cooking properly provides the moments necessary for me to quiet my ADD mind so I’m more capable of focusing on the work. This week, I had several jobs I needed to take care of that […]

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