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Gateway Tequilas Explained

What is a Gateway Tequila? “Gateway Tequila” is a term that is often used by Alex Perez and Mike Morales when describing infused, diffused, or otherwise altered tequilas.  In my education as a tequila drinker, I’ve tasted quite a few different tequilas.  Some were sugar-coated and lingered long after a sip while others were warm […]

Tequila Aficionado Celebrates 15th Anniversary!

Tequila Aficionado Magazine Tequila Aficionado Magazine began as a direct-to-consumer online magazine in 1999 and run single-handedly by founder, Alexander “Alex” Perez. The online magazine went through several incarnations and design changes over the years but what remained the same was Alex’s passion for Mexican spirits: Tequila, Mezcal and Sotol. In 2000, Alex met M.A. […]

Coming Soon! Sipping Tequila with Author Saranna DeWylde

Sipping with Saranna DeWylde M.A. “Mike” Morales discusses an upcoming feature in Lisa’s series, The Education of a Tequila Drinker, where we introduce Author Saranna DeWylde to the joys of sipping Tequila.     Look for this program where Lisa Pietsch and M.A. “Mike” Morales sip and discuss Diva Tequila, Avion Espresso, Acumbaro, and Avion […]

National Geographic Talks Tequila

The Education of a Tequila Drinker As we explore some educational topics in tequila for those new to the spirit, we find this National Geographic video an interesting overview of tequila production even though it is fairly general and obviously slanted toward Jose Cuervo. What National Geographic Doesn’t Say And now for the educational portion: […]

Tequila: The Eyes Have It!

Whispering Eye Tequila When we received these samples of Whispering Eye, the first thing I wanted to do was photograph them!  They clearly put a great deal of time and effort into their bottle design and I felt it was important to recognize that.  This is the sort of bottle that attracts the eye no […]

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