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Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar with Mestizo Mezcal

Join Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch of Tequila Aficionado as they discuss Mestizo Mezcal with the creators of this award winning gateway mezcal. Save Mezcal! Click Here to Sign the Petition Against Nom 199 Save Mezcal! Sign the Petition Against Nom 199 Click To Tweet From the Mestizo Mezcal Website: Our Brand The name of […]

Mestizo Mezcal

From the Mestizo Mezcal Website: Mestizo Mezcal is an ancient spirit that is unique because of its distinctive, complex and aromatic flavors. Mezcal was produced centuries ago by the Zapotec tribe in Mexico, and was considered to be a gift from the goddess Mayahuel. In the 16th century, the Spanish introduced a specialized European distillation […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Mestizo Mezcal Anejo

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Mestizo Mezcal Anejo. Find Mestizo Mezcal online here. Mestizo Mezcal on Facebook & Twitter.   Brands of Promise LIVE Broadcast On Saturday, March 28, at 7:00 PM Central Time, the Tequila Aficionado 2014 Brands of Promise Award Winners will be announced LIVE online on Google Hangouts. Join Us on […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Mestizo Mezcal Reposado

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Mestizo Mezcal Reposado. Find Mestizo Mezcal online here. Mestizo Mezcal on Facebook & Twitter. Brands of Promise LIVE Broadcast On Saturday, March 28, at 7:00 PM Central Time, the Tequila Aficionado 2014 Brands of Promise Award Winners will be announced LIVE online on Google Hangouts. Join Us on Google […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Mestizo Mezcal Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Mestizo Mezcal Blanco. Find Mestizo Mezcal online here. Mestizo Mezcal on Facebook & Twitter. Brands of Promise LIVE Broadcast On Saturday, March 28, at 7:00 PM Central Time, the Tequila Aficionado 2014 Brands of Promise Award Winners will be announced LIVE online on Google Hangouts. Join Us on Google […]

Mestizo Mezcal–A Perfect Convergence of Cultures

  When we first met Arturo Palencia, co-founder of the award winning Mestizo Mezcal, we were struck by his boyish charm and seemingly tender age.  We were surprised to discover that this thirty-something was no newcomer to the competitive and often brutal spirits industry. In this clip, Arturo tells how he became involved with mezcal and the […]

Tequila Aficionado’s Tequila & Mezcal Road Show, Part 3

[From October 14 to October 28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media, accompanied by 33 expressions representing 19 brands, embarked on an epic RV road show christened, The Dia de los Muertos Tequila & Mezcal Tour.  In these next passages, we recount the historic–and hysteric–highlights.]  Church, Tacos, and Tequila With Roger Clyne Phoenix, Arizona One of the […]

Malinalli Tequila

From the Malinalli Tequila Website: Malinalli Tequila is much more than noble legend Malinalli. Extra Añejo and Malinalli Platinum are luscious and critically acclaimed. Malinalli’s mythical legacy has solidified her as a key historical figure in the creation of contemporary Mexican national identity. Born into a noble family and later enslaved in her youth, Malinalli […]

Dia de los Muertos Tour – October 14-29, 2015

From the original press release here. For Immediate Release! August 26, 2015, San Antonio, TX:  Beginning October 14-28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media takes to the open road accompanied by top tier tequilas destined for the Windy City of Chicago to celebrate the popular Día de los Muertos remembrance holiday. What began as a whimsical idea […]

Aiding Artisanal Mezcal Producers in Oaxaca from the Bottom Up

By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D.  Export brand owners of Oaxacan artisanal mezcal, the increasingly popular agave based Mexican spirit, come in many shapes and sizes.  Some are proprietors of their own distilleries, or palenques are they’re known in this southern Mexico state.  Others buy their liquid from small-scale family owned and operated facilities; in some […]