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Suerte Tequila – A Tequila Aficionado Brand of Promise Nominee

Suerte Tequila 2013 Brand of Promise Nominee Suerte Tequila co-founders, Laurence Spiewak & Lance Sokol, and Master Distiller, Pedro Hernandez Barba explain the story of their brand and the process that’s used to produce it.     Read Ryan Kelly’s review and tasting notes on Suerte Blanco here.   Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste […]

Suerte Blanco

Suerte Blanco Review & Tasting Notes

The Spanish word “Suerte” translates to “luck.” The bottles of all three Suerte expressions are decorated with a marketing-friendly rabbit designed by a tattoo artist in a native Mexican (Aztec/Mayan) style. It’s accompanied by a Partida/spirit bird-style origin story. This time, tequila was discovered by a farmer’s wife who saw a rabbit getting tipsy on […]

Sipping off the Cuff with Suerte Tequila

Alex Perez and Mike Morales review Suerte Tequila‘s Blanco, Reposado and Anejo. Suerte Tequila is a new brand out of Colorado that has a great story behind their logo and all the symbols that can be found on it.  Explore the symbolism on their website at www.drinksuerte.com. Also on Tequila Aficionado: Ryan Kelley reviews Suerte […]

Diva Tequila Truffles Recipe

Tequila Test Kitchen After judging some stupendous Suerte Tequila Truffles by Piece, Love & Chocolate for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards, I decided to take truffles to the Tequila Test Kitchen.  Since the folks at Diva Tequila were kind enough to provide us with a sample for experimenting, I decided to create Diva Tequila […]

Felipe’s Mexican Restaurant–It’s In The Blood

Felipe’s Mexican Restaurant’s humble beginning exemplifies the meaning of the Latino American Dream.  Voted a Reader’s Choice award for Best Mexican Restaurant in 2014 by the Wichita Eagle, the family owned chain has been in business for nearly 50 years pioneering its style of Mexican cuisine and feeding generations of families in Wichita, Kansas.  On a bustling and muggy Friday […]