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San Antonio Cocktail Conference Media Party

[The fourth annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference was held from January 15 to January 18, 2015 here in San Antonio, Texas.  Tequila Aficionado Media attended with particular interest in all events surrounding agave spirits.] Wednesday Night Media Party #SACC2015 As most of San Antonio’s cocktail culture creatures were safely at home in their jammies on the eve […]

Judging at The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

In mid-August of 2014, the organizers of the 6th Annual Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine, which took place on October 11, 2014, graciously asked Tequila Aficionado Media CEO, Mike Morales, to participate as a judge.  Their unique, take-at-home blind tequila tasting competition used the Tequila Matchmaker smartphone application to score and bestow awards.  You can review […]

Monterey Bay Tequila Fest Winners Announced

The Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine Festival has announced the winners of their 2014 blind tasting. Blind tastings were conducted over the past month by judges from around the country and compiled using the Tequila Matchmaker App.  Following are the winners of the Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine Festival: Blanco Winners Platinum = Fortaleza Gold […]

Embajador Tequila Conquers California At Spirits of Mexico!

Captures gold and silver medals across contest categories… September 29, 2014, Del Mar, CA—Embajador Tequila Supreme añejo was awarded a gold medal from the longest running Mexican spirits competition in North America, the Spirits of Mexico.  A panel of judges with over 300 years of experience between them also voted both Embajador Tequila Platinum Blanco […]

2014 Spirits of Mexico Winners Announced

The 2014 Spirits of Mexico winners have been announced!  There is a huge list of winners in both tequila and mezcal this year.  What do you think of these brands? Following are the winners with links to some of our articles & reviews mentioning them: Tequila Extra Añejo Tequila Herradura Seleccion Suprema – Best in […]

2014 Austin Tequila Fest

Save the date for the 5th Annual Austin Tequila Fest BENEFITING AUSTIN PETS ALIVE! Saturday, November 1st at 7pm Casa Chapala | 9041 Research Blvd, Austin, TX The Austin Tequila Fest is a cultural experience where agave lovers, enthusiasts, novices, and connoisseurs gather to learn, taste, and enjoy many 100% Agave spirits including tequila, mezcal, and […]

M.A. “Mike” Morales to Judge Monterey Tequila Fest

2014 Monterey Tequila Fest As if we aren’t busy enough lately, we’re expecting to be even more busy as M.A. “Mike” Morales has been asked to judge for the Monterey Bay Tequila & Cusine (Monterey Tequila Festival) this year.  Actually, that means Lisa needs to film more vines and post more updates to Instagram, Facebook […]

Ready For A Taste of Old Town?

  Many were disappointed with the moving of the Spirits of Mexico festival to a new venue this year.  Old Town San Diego businesses have always benefited from this event and most came to look forward to the annual visit from aficionados of agave spirits.  Rather than be put off, the Mexican restaurants and tequila […]

Free Tasting of Peligroso Tequila Tonight!

Educate Your Palate Get Back in the School Spirit: Test Your Taste Buds with Peligroso Tequila Peligroso Tequila Featured from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm , Saturday, September 13th Summer is drawing to a close and tequila class is in session! Following in the back to school spirit, La Fogata is once again schooling their guests […]

The Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention

What’s New The Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention successfully launched its first annual event at the Radisson Hotel & Suites in downtown Austin on August 10-11, 2014. Primarily a show that serves the spirits industry (or trade) in Texas, for us at Tequila Aficionado Media, it was a chance to visit with new brands, products […]