More with Don Cuco Sotol

The sixth generation distiller, and his sister, the president of Don Cuco Sotol, share their thoughts at the Spirits of Mexico 2010 for Tequila Aficionado.com. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Learn all about tequila from field to … Read more

Introducing Don Cuco Sotol

Family members of Don Cuco Sotol introduce themselves for Tequila Aficionado.com. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! … Read more

Don Cuco Sotol Conquers California!

San Diego, CA, September 18, 2010–Hundreds of well-wishers greeted the Jacquez family, sixth generation distillers of Don Cuco Sotol at the Spirits of Mexico Festival. San Diego was abuzz with this ancient elixir from Chihuahua, Mexico which captured Gold Medals at the world famous Spirits of Mexico Tasting Competition for both its blanco and reposado … 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

A Sotol By Any Other Name

[On a sweltering August afternoon, Tequila Aficionado Media was invited by Mike Groener, CEO and President of Genius Liquids to sip and savor the latest addition to their Desert Spirit line, Texas Sotol, at their distillery in Austin, TX .] Here Comes the Rain Again Ask anyone who has spent any significant amount of time living in … Read more

Don Cuco Awakening

Sara Armendariz of Don Cuco Sotol recalls the first time she ever tasted her family’s sotol. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love … Read more

Sotol and Sustainability

The sustainability of Don Cuco Sotol as described by company president, Jaclyn Jacquez Leo. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave … Read more

June 2022

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

Our Tasting Team
Interview with Alex Reymundo of Number JUAN Tequila
Our Latest Reviews
Our Upcoming Reviews
Interview with Jaclyn Jacquez of Don Cuco Sotol
Sunora Bacanora Blanco Review
Mijenta Tequila Launches New Expression
Interview with Ron White of Number JUAN Tequila
June Nom List
How to Use the Tequila Aficionado Scoring Sheet
Cancion Tequila Blanco Review
Tesla Tequila Was There Until It Wasn’t
Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
Interview with Rich Espe of Number JUAN Tequila
Patsch Extra Anejo Tequila Review
San Diego Spirits Festival
Gran Diamante Reposado Tequila Review
Freshie Tequila Seltzer Released
Horizontal Flight Tasting Sheet
Vertical Flight Tasting Sheet
Lone River launches Ranch Rita
Tequila Aroma Wheel
How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
The Tequila Aficionado Consumer Catador Course

Tequila Aficionado Magazine, June 2022

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine: Our Tasting Team Interview with Alex Reymundo of Number JUAN Tequila Our Latest Reviews Our Upcoming Reviews Interview with Jaclyn Jacquez of Don Cuco Sotol Sunora Bacanora Blanco Review Mijenta Tequila Launches New Expression Interview with Ron White of Number JUAN Tequila June Nom List Cancion Tequila Blanco … Read more

Women in The Tequila Industry: Jaclyn Jacquez by M.A. “Mike” Morales

jaclyn jacquez

Jaclyn Jacquez considers herself an adelita, of sorts. Adelitas were female solders (soldaderas) who were a vital force during the Mexican Revolution in the early 1900s, fighting alongside men.  As President of Don Cuco Sotol, she spearheads a sixth generation  company producing a spirit steeped in 800 years of history. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico … 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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