Women In The Tequila Industry: Sophie Decobecq by M. A. “Mike” Morales

No list of Tequila Boss Ladies would be complete without mentioning the likeable and charismatic Sophie Decobecq, creator of the award winning Calle 23 Tequila. Aside from her wacky sense of humor where marketing her tequila is concerned (‘Tequila makes us smarter. So, drink smart” is one of her favorite slogans), Sophie has a unique … Read more

Tequila Boss Ladies by M.A. “Mike” Morales

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Tequila Boss Ladies  “The world will be saved by the western woman.” The Dalai Lama, Vancouver Peace Summit, September 2009 We’re pretty sure His Holiness had no idea that his proclamation would also include this Who’s Who of women in the Tequila Industry and beyond. Mary Clemente—Jurado Tequila… Exclusivity breeds demand and Clemente’s Jurado Tequila, nicknamed … Read more

Tequila Distillery Nom List, October 2021

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Tequila Distillery Nom List, September 2021

Purchase a Kindle or hardcopy version of this Nom List at Amazon.com HERE. Electronic (Kindle) versions will include links to any mentions or reviews for each brand that may be found on the Tequila Aficionado website (www.TequilaAficionado.com). The Nom list is provided in a downloadable PDF (with links to any mentions or reviews for each … Read more

How to Spot Fake Influence on Instagram

With over ONE BILLION people on Instagram, it’s no surprise that people are rushing to be seen a massive influencers so they can get their piece of the modern-day gold rush going on with advertisers who want to reach a larger audience. Unfortunately, every gold rush has its share of sheisters and carpetbaggers.  Instagram is … Read more

A Bacanora Boss Lady Tells All: Adriana Torres

Adriana Torres:  Bacanora Boss Lady So, how does a well-educated, forty-something mother of three get deeply involved in the remote bacanora-distilling communities of rural Sonora? For this “Bacanora Boss Lady,” it began as a university school project. We’ll let Adriana tell you her amazing and life-changing journey–in her own words–but first… Meet Bacanora Mezcal is … Read more

G4 Blanco Tequila Review [Transcript]

MIKE: Hi you’re watching Sipping off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m Mike Morales here in San Antonio. That young man over there is…   RICK: Rick Levi, in San Diego.   MIKE: Rick and I have the distinct, I think we’re the only tasters in the country that have had the pleasure of tasting … Read more

Sotol’s Cultural Appropriation

For over the past seven years, I’ve been a huge supporter of the Mexican spirit known as sotol.  You can read what I had to say about it in Tom Barry’s excellent article, A Sotol Story. In case you’re unaware, sotol is made from the Desert Spoon plant (Dasylirion wheeleri) that grows in Northern Mexico, as … Read more

How to Infuse Your Tequila Con Ganas

How to Infuse Your Tequila Con Ganas Click To Tweet The Bing Crosby Effect Influencer Marketing is a hot social media buzz phrase that can be directly attributed to Bing Crosby. From the moment the famed crooner, and fellow entertainer and business partner, Phil Harris, imported Herradura, the first 100% agave tequila into the US, … Read more

Embajador Blanco Tequila Review [Transcript]

Watch the original video review here. Alex Perez:  I am Alex Perez Mike Morales:  I am Mike Morales Alex Perez:  And you are watching Sipping off the Cuff on TequilaAficionado.com. Mike Morales:  What have we got tonight? Alex Perez:  It looks like the Tequila bottles are taking over the set. Mike Morales:  Do you get the feeling that … Read more

How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila:

How you can turn your passion into profits and get paid to drink tequila as a blogger, vlogger, podcaster or author

 

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