Sipping Off the Cuff | Cazadores Tequila Reposado

José Maria locked the precious, completed recipe in a wooden box and hid it within the cool walls of his home—and it is used to this day. Our tequila is created using a unique small batch approach. A Maestro Tequilero oversees the double-fermentation, double-distillation and careful maturation of our Highland 100% blue agave tequila using … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | Cazadores Tequila Reposado

Sipping Off the Cuff | Cazadores Tequila Blanco

José Maria locked the precious, completed recipe in a wooden box and hid it within the cool walls of his home—and it is used to this day. Our tequila is created using a unique small batch approach. A Maestro Tequilero oversees the double-fermentation, double-distillation and careful maturation of our Highland 100% blue agave tequila using … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | Cazadores Tequila Blanco

Tequila Cazadores Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

  By Steve Coomes Like most, I like bargains, especially on tequila.  So I took a chance on a rebate deal recently that bundled Cazadores Tequila with one of my go-to gin brands. Priced at $23 for blanco and $26 for reposado, both were more than affordable, and with some cash back incentive, I figured … Read moreTequila Cazadores Reposado Review by Steve Coomes

The Definitive Sipping Off The Cuff Collection

In honor of National Tequila Day in the U.S.A., we’re sharing with you the definitive collection of Sipping Off the Cuff from our very first podcast tequila reviews to the most recent.  Enjoy and Salud!   Sipping Off The Cuff | 1800 Milenio http://tequilaaficionado.com/2015/03/27/sipping-off-the-cuff-1800-milenio/ Sipping Off The Cuff | 1921 Tequila Anejo http://tequilaaficionado.com/2016/01/26/sipping-off-cuff-1921-tequila-anejo/ Sipping Off … Read moreThe Definitive Sipping Off The Cuff Collection

The Agave Panic of 2018: Bloodshed on the Streets of Tequila

Bloodshed On Jan. 22, 2018, a particularly savvy tequila brand owner announced in a private message to this office: “Agave prices out of control.  $22/kilo.  Industry getting destroyed!” Coincidentally, earlier that same day, another brand owner/ambassador admitted to us that the current cost had blown up to $24/kilo. That savvy brand owner then added to … Read moreThe Agave Panic of 2018: Bloodshed on the Streets of Tequila

The Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Vault – May 3, 2003   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. It is an unsurpassed marketing and promotional opportunity for the top medal winners. *Editor’s Note 2015* This announcement was from the 2013 show where … Read moreThe Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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. … Read moreNew Mexico Tequila Experience 2002

Mexican Spirits and Beer are Mainstream in El Norte

Made In Mexico It didn’t take the North American Free Trade Agreement to get U.S. consumers to buy Mexican. Tequilas, brandies, liqueurs and beers from south of the border have been popular here for years. Nafta, a steadily growing Hispanic population and increasingly worldly consumers have helped grow these products even more dramatically in recent … Read moreMexican Spirits and Beer are Mainstream in El Norte

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 … Read moreInterview with Martin Grassl of Porfidio

The Mega Marketing of a Brand Part II – Jose Cuervo Is A Friend of Mine

Originally published on TequilaAficionado.com Dec 3, 2006     In a relationship that the Animal Planet calls symbiotic–like the small fish feeding on scraps from a shark’s jaws, or birds picking the bugs off a hippo’s butt–Cuervo has benefited nicely over the years by partnering with major restaurant chains all over the US. They have … Read moreThe Mega Marketing of a Brand Part II – Jose Cuervo Is A Friend of Mine