Sipping Off the Cuff | El Consuelo Reposado [Transcript]

Watch the full video review.   MIKE: Hi, I´m MIKE Morales. You are watching Sipping Off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado dot com, part of Tequila Aficionado Media. I´m here in San Antonio, that gentleman out there is…   RICK: RICK Levy in San Diego.   MIKE: And RICK, tonight we have the complete set … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | El Consuelo Reposado [Transcript]

Mexican Spirits and Beer are Mainstream in El Norte

Made In Mexico It didn’t take the North American Free Trade Agreement to get U.S. consumers to buy Mexican. Tequilas, brandies, liqueurs and beers from south of the border have been popular here for years. Nafta, a steadily growing Hispanic population and increasingly worldly consumers have helped grow these products even more dramatically in recent … Read moreMexican Spirits and Beer are Mainstream in El Norte

Passion for Tequila, Culture, Fun, and Family Fuel Success at Tres Agaves

By Ryan Kelley | 12.01.10 Tequila bars are wonderful places. Like the distilleries in Jalisco, they’re packed with people who have a passion for tequila. One of the best and most well-respected tequila bars in the country is Northern California’s Tres Agaves, which boasts locations in both San Francisco and Roseville, just outside Sacramento. After … Read morePassion for Tequila, Culture, Fun, and Family Fuel Success at Tres Agaves

Sipping Off the Cuff | G4 Tequila Blanco with Transcript

MIKE: Hi you’re watching Sipping off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m Mike Morales here in San Antonio. That young man over there is…   RICK: Rick Levi, in San Diego.   MIKE: Rick and I have the distinct, I think we’re the only tasters in the country that have had the pleasure of tasting … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | G4 Tequila Blanco with Transcript

Tequila vs Mezcal: The Director’s Cut

Skepticism and Terror In early June 2017, I was interviewed via email by VinePair’s conscientious staff writer, Nickolaus Hines, on whether I thought that mezcal could “…Grow its way to the Mainstream Without Losing its Roots.” Skepticism usually sets in whenever we’re approached for quotes by writers attempting to compose complex articles about the plight … Read moreTequila vs Mezcal: The Director’s Cut

Congratulations to the 2015 Sip Award Winners

NEWPORT BEACH, California, June 30TH 2015 – Eighty seven consumer spirit enthusiasts gathered at the waterfront Balboa Bay Resort on May 31, 2015 to participate in the 7th annual consumer based spirits competition. The 2015 SIP Awards comprised of 423 brands from all over the globe competing for rank at the impartial mercy of consumer based blind-tasting. The … Read moreCongratulations to the 2015 Sip Award Winners

The Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Vault – May 3, 2003   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. It is an unsurpassed marketing and promotional opportunity for the top medal winners. *Editor’s Note 2015* This announcement was from the 2013 show where … Read moreThe Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Tequila: It’s the heart and soul of Mexico, and it’s in trouble.

Originally Published May 11, 2003   Tequila has come under enormous pressure in the past decade and it is not faring well in many sectors. By Ian Chadwick Tequila Aficionado Magazine Contributor/Columnist First, it became a victim of its own popularity. As international – particularly American – drinkers turned to tequila as the new “hip … Read moreTequila: It’s the heart and soul of Mexico, and it’s in trouble.

Interview with Martin Grassl of Porfidio

Interview with Porfidio owner Martin Grassl by Alexander Perez, September 2000 TA: You are one of the ones that predicted the export market a few years ago – how did you predict that? I think that usually fashion changes start out in the United States and if you might remember 10 years ago tequila was … Read moreInterview with Martin Grassl of Porfidio

2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™

  From the Tequila Aficionado Vault, June 2, 2002 Mike Morales and his team do it again, with the 2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™ the largest tequila tasting in the South West. A Night to Remember “The demand for more information after our inaugural show had been overwhelming, and this year’s event has … Read more2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™