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Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Nacho Tequila Anejo

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Nacho Tequila Anejomike and nominate it for consideration in the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Nacho Tequila Reposado

Mike & Alex taste & discuss the merits of Don Nacho Tequila Reposado. They also explain why they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Don Nacho Tequila Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss the merits of Don Nacho tequila blanco, another nominee for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.   Don Nacho Tequila Blanco receives Brands of Promise nomination! Click To Tweet

Happy Holidays from Tequila Aficionado & Friends!

  Happy Holidays! We wanted to share the good cheer and some of the great holiday cards we’ve received this season. Have a Malinalli Christmas – We are!Malinalli Tequila, Malinalli Tequila: Not just an Agave Spirit. Posted by Tequila Aficionado.com on Thursday, December 24, 2015        

Tequila Aficionado and the Sabor Latino Food Show

Sabor Latino, Los Angeles’ only Latin Food Trade Show reached out to Tequila Aficionado this spring and asked us if we would help them raise interest in the tequila community for this year’s show.  They offered free booths to any tequila brands who would agree to be there.  Of all the brands we know, Embajador and […]

Announcing the 2014 Brands of Promise Nominees!

As you can guess by our announcement date, we’ve had a full year of tastings and reviews.  While we still have video reviews of several brands left to broadcast, we wanted to share our list of nominees with you: 2014 Brands of Promise Blanco Tequila Nominees #BOP2014 Click To Tweet Blanco Tequilas Fubar (only) Tromba […]

2014 Brands of Promise

2014 Brands of Promise Blanco Tequila Nominees #BOP2014 Click To Tweet Blanco Tequilas Fubar (only) Tromba Caos Piedra Azul Titanium Penasco Trianon Don Nacho (regular) Don Nacho (extra premium) Calavera (lowland agave; brick oven baked/autoclave) Huizache Circulo Cesar Chavez Cabresto Demetrio Whispering Eye Gaviota Senda Real Don Fermin Blanco High Proof Astral (46% ABV) Blanco […]

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 […]

Suggestions for Featuring Tequila Tasting Flights

Originally posted April 22, 2010 by Chris Zarus of TequilaRack. Please visit TequilaRack, a member of the Tequila Aficionado Flight of Sites. Tequila tasting flights are growing in popularity in bars and restaurants across the globe. With over 1200 Tequila brands (and counting), a growing number of folks are thirsting for information and guidance on […]

Mike Morales’ NMIITT Presents Historic First-Ever Award for Certified Organic Tequila

By Alexander Perez | 08.06.11 OnFriday, July 22, 2011, in celebration of National Tequila Weekend, twelve of the most inspired and celebrated catadores (tequila tasters) from around the US enthusiastically gathered to judge a wide array of tequilas in an historic blind tasting competition at the New Mexico International Intimate Tequila Tasting(TM) held at Heritage […]