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Don Pilar Tequila

Social Media Posts What goes with classic @felipeswichita Mexican food? Try some of these classic #tequilas coming soon! #sponsored #taheartland #nationaltacoday A photo posted by Tequila Aficionado (@tequilaaficionado) on Oct 4, 2016 at 12:30pm PDT What goes with classic @felipeswichita Mexican food? Try some of these classic #tequilas coming soon! #sponsored #taheartland #nationaltacoday A photo […]

Last Tequila Standing: Don Pilar Tequila Tasting

  Tequila Don Pilar was founded in 1909 Don Pilar Tequila is crafted from 100% Blue Agave. Estate-grown in the Highlands of Jalisco by Don Pilar Contreras. www.donpilar.com   40% alc/vol   Awards 2011 Ultimate Spirits Challenge-Tequila Blanco: 86/100 points. “Strong recommendation.” 2010 Spirits of Mexico-Gold Medal in the Añejo category 2010 Ultimate Spirits Challenge-Semi-finalist, […]

Last Tequila Standing: Don Pilar Agave Nectar Margarita

For more Don Pilar cocktails, visit our Pinterest board by clicking on the image below:   Follow Tequila Aficionado’s board Last Tequila Standing: Don Pilar on Pinterest.   The Don Pilar Jamaica Margarita Cocktail Specialist, Manuel Castillo has created this wonderful margarita featuring Tequila Don Pilar Blanco infused with Hibiscus flower. INGREDIENTS 1 oz Don […]

Last Tequila Standing: Don Pilar Tequila

  Ride with Don Pilar! La Cabalgata Highlands Tequila Tour Our newest tour offering will take guests on a journey, literally and figuratively, through Highlands Tequila culture. La Cabalgata History Cabalgatas (or cavalcades) are traditional Mexican processions on horseback. They are proud expressions of Mexican cowboy culture and religious faith. This particular Cabalgata is held […]

Don Pilar Tequila Blanco

By Ryan Kelley | 04.15.11 Highly Recommended Overview NOM 1443 – Grupo Industrial Tequilero de los Altos de Jalisco, S.A. de C.V. Agave comes from ranches owned by Jose Pilar Contreras (“Don Pilar”) near the town of San Jose de Gracia in the highlands of Jalisco. Cooked in autoclaves for 24 hours; left to cool […]

Step outside your Casa Doors and get New Don Tequila

By Ryan Kelley | 08.16.10 It seems that every day brings not only a new dawn, but a new brand of super-duper-ultra-premium 100% blue agave tequila – a new “Don Whatever Tequila” steps onto the stage and attempts to steal a little bit of the spotlight (and market share) occupied by the big boys: Jose […]

Women In The Tequila Industry: Anahí Rivera

Building Casa 1921 One of the more prized and beloved tequila brands of the past twenty years has to be Casa 1921. Following a series of mishaps, poor business deals, and just plain bad luck by the owners of the brand, Anahí Rivera came to work in Texas for Casa 1921. She was a fresh-faced twenty-something marketing […]

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 […]

Heartland Tour Tasting in Kansas Leads to Distribution Deals

[The spirits that traveled with us were paid sponsors of the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour and paid a nominal fee to be mentioned here and on our networks as we saw fit.  Felipe’s Restaurant provided us with no payment but the food was well worth it.  We were hungry.]  Our Friends at Felipe’s The Lujano […]

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 […]