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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 […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Alma de Agave Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex highly recommend this reposado. It coats your palate, but not in a bad way, according to them. Give this beefy reposado a try.

Women In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez

Women In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez of @EmbajadorTquila Click To Tweet I first met Carmen Leticia Aceves Alvarez in July 2016, during my investigative visit to Fabrica Santa Rosa.  The distillery is responsible for such fan favorite tequilas as Alma de Agave, Crótalo, Cabresto, and their flagship brand, Embajador. At a round table […]

Last Tequila Standing – A Groundbreaking Tequila Reality Show

  A Tequila Reality Show? In 2011, a group of television professionals sought to create the first tequila reality show.  They called upon the industry expertise of then journalist and Editor at Tequila Aficionado, Mike Morales.  When production began, just under 20 tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last Tequila Standing in the world’s […]

Last Tequila Standing | Found on the Cutting Room Floor

Found on the Cutting Room Floor at Last Tequila Standing Look what we found on the cutting room floor at Last Tequila Standing!  Four more videos – outtakes from backstage!   Tequila Rack Aroma Kit Demonstration – see how it works! Click To Tweet     Last Tequila Standing | Outtake with Tequila Rack Click […]

Embajador Tequila: Rectifying the Situation

[Transportation, room and board were provided to M.A. “Mike” Morales by Embajador Tequila in order to research this article.  No monetary compensation was received and no guarantee of a favorable article was given by M.A. ‘Mike” Morales or Tequila Aficionado Media.  This article was written by, and is the opinion of, M.A. “Mike” Morales.] Remember […]

Last Tequila Standing – A Holiday Bingewatch

Looking for some fireworks to mix up at your barbeque this weekend?  Look no further than Last Tequila Standing! Enjoy a healthy bingewatch of the first ever Tequila Reality Show and mix up some classic flavors to really wow your guests. About Last Tequila Standing In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last […]

Women In The Tequila Industry: Melly Barajas

When Judy Rivera sought to make her own brand of tequila, she was determined to find a master distiller whose views and outlook were similar to hers.  It wasn’t long before she found Carmen Lucia Barajas Cárdenas–“Melly” to her friends–and Sino Tequila was born. Melly Barajas always intended to be a Tequila Boss Lady.  After […]

The Last Last Tequila Standing

No More Last Tequila Standing In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last tequila Standing in the world’s first broadcast Tequila Reality Show.   The creators of Last Tequila Standing only filmed the one season back in 2011 and we were very limited in our access to the show’s materials. As this was […]