Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Extra Anejo

FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never guaranteed. From the Don Pilar website 40 MONTHS OF DOUBLE-CASK AGING Don Pilar’s Extra Añejo is aged … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Blanco

FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never guaranteed. From the Don Pilar website AN UNAGED, PURE SPIRIT A blanco tequila is unaged and clear—the … Read more

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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 … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more