Perfect Pairing: Memorial Day BBQ with Hornitos Lime Shot

Hornitos Lime Shot Yes, we went there!  The good folks at Hornitos were kind enough to send us some samples so we did what we do – Tasting & Testing.  Look for our review of Lime Shot – and the reason why you absolutely must have this in your kitchen – coming this week! According … Read morePerfect Pairing: Memorial Day BBQ with Hornitos Lime Shot

Hornitos Welcomes Game of Thrones with Fire & Ice

Hornitos loves Game of Thrones! The season four premiere of Game of Thrones was Sunday night.  As you replay it on your DVR, enjoy all of the fiery battles and drama that come along with this epic season by mixing up this cool cocktail courtesy of Hornitos  – The Hornitos® Fire & Ice cocktail. With tensions … Read moreHornitos Welcomes Game of Thrones with Fire & Ice

Avion & Hornitos Have a Hearty “Sláinte!” for You!

TEQUILA AVIÓN Toast to St. Patrick this year with premium cocktails from Tequila Avión, “World’s Best Tasting Tequila.” Website: www.TequilaAvion.com Price: Avión Silver retails for $40.00- $50.00 for 750ml bottle, Avión Espresso retails for $24.99 for 750ml bottle (prices vary by state) The Irish Espresso for St. Pat’s at Tequila Aficionado Click To Tweet   … Read moreAvion & Hornitos Have a Hearty “Sláinte!” for You!

Hornitos says “Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!”

  Hornitos, a Sauza product, is gearing up for Mardi Gras and they’re hoping you’ll stock up on Hornitos Plata (100% agave) and try these drinks their mixologists have been hard at work creating. If you check into the Hornitos website, you’ll see Hornitos isn’t really about the sipping.  When the site opens, the club … Read moreHornitos says “Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!”

Sipping off the Cuff | Muchote Tequila Reposado

Rick Levy and Mike Morales melt into gushing fanboys over Muchote Tequila Reposado. From the Website:  Muchote Reposado Premium Tequila, is made by Feliciano Vivanco y Asociados, in Los Altos, Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico. The Vivanco family have been agaveros, growing agave for five generations. The Vivanco 800 acre Los Altos farms are known for rich … Read moreSipping off the Cuff | Muchote Tequila Reposado

Open Bar Show #2 with JLP Craft Margaritas

Welcome to our National Margarita Day episode of Tequila Aficionado’s weekly Open Bar show! This week, our hosts M.A. “Mike” Morales and Lisa Pietsch had the pleasure of hosting Javier Martinez of JLP Craft Margaritas. JLP Craft Margarita: 12 oz.can featuring JLP Blanco Tequila. 9% alcohol, non-carbonated.  Flavors: Golden Lime, Strawberry-Lime & Pomegranate. See more … Read moreOpen Bar Show #2 with JLP Craft Margaritas

Sipping off the Cuff: Don Saul Tequila Reposado

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Saul Tequila Reposado. Don Saul Reposado   This tequila is for the true tequila connoisseur who appreciates the distinctive flavor of pure agave married to the soft and balanced texture of smoked white oak barrels. The … Read moreSipping off the Cuff: Don Saul Tequila Reposado

Sipping off the Cuff: Don Saul Tequila Plata

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Saul Tequila Plata.   Don Saul Plata It is clear and un-aged, where the true flavors and intensity of the Agave are present, along with it’s natural sweetness. Bottled directly after distillation, or stored in stainless … Read moreSipping off the Cuff: Don Saul Tequila Plata

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