Hornito’s Lime Shot: A Must-Have For the Kitchen But Don’t Drink It!

…But It’s Against Everything I Believe In! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t all that excited about reviewing Hornito’s Lime Shot but the folks who do Hornito’s PR were so nice that I thought I’d set aside my prejudicial notions and give it a whirl for their sake.  As it happens, I was correct in my … Read more

Tequila Test Kitchen: Avion Espresso Cake

Tequila Test Kitchen You may have heard about the Tequila Aficionado Test Kitchen.  I’d like to share one of our projects with you today. When Ken Austin was kind enough to send us a bottle of Avion’s brand new Avion Espresso, I fell so deeply in love with this rich nectar that combined my two … Read more

Welcome to the Tequila Test Kitchen!

Great recipes for tequila cocktails, cooking with tequila, and pairing with tequila are always welcome here at Tequila Aficionado.  We’ll share them with our readers in our articles and on our Pinterest boards. Click on any of the images below to explore our Pinterest Recipe Boards: Great recipes for tequila cocktails, cooking with tequila, and … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Diva Tequila [Transcript]

Watch the original video review for Diva Tequila here. Alex: You’re watching “Sipping Off the Cuff” at TequilaAficionado.com, I am Alex Perez in Southern California. Mike: I am your local Diva here in San Antonio, Mike Morales. This is our first infused tequila on “Sipping Off the Cuff”. As you can tell we have actually … Read more

Diva Tequila Waffles Recipe

Few infused tequilas are done well, but when you find one with as versatile a flavor profile as Diva Tequila, it’s worth taking the time to experiment with it.  I’ve been using Diva Tequila in the kitchen for years now and heartily recommend adding Diva Tequila Waffles to your next brunch menu. Diva Tequila Waffles … Read more

Women In The Tequila Industry: Anahí Rivera

Building Casa 1921 One of the more prized and beloved tequila brands of the past twenty years has to be Casa 1921. Following a series of mishaps, poor business deals, and just plain bad luck by the owners of the brand, Anahí Rivera came to work in Texas for Casa 1921. She was a fresh-faced twenty-something marketing … Read more

Los Osuna’s Dream Maker

[From September 11 to October 2, 2016, Tequila Aficionado Media, sponsored by 34 expressions representing 21 brands, embarked on a monumental RV road show dubbed, The Heartland Tour.  In these next passages, we recount the historic–and epic–highlights.] The Peculiarity of the North Star State It’s a rarity to find a particular brand of distilled blue … Read more

Soltado Tequila

Social Media Posts Mike Morales is in the kitchen making Puerco Pibil with @soltadotequila – We’ll be sharing the show soon! #Tequila A photo posted by Tequila Aficionado (@tequilaaficionado) on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:09pm PDT Packing up our @soltadotequila for the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour. #TAHeartland #Sponsored #Tequila A video posted by Tequila Aficionado … Read more

Santo Diablo Mezcal

Santo Diablo Mezcal http://tequilaaficionado.com/tequilawiki/tequila-aficionado-wiki/santo-diablo-mezcal/

Social Media Posts #Repost @el_gato_grande1979 with @repostapp ・・・ Thanks @tequilaaficionado for the tasting at @felipeswichita ..such great agave spirits especially @mezcaldonamado !! @tequilaesmiamigo @tequilaembajador A photo posted by Tequila Aficionado (@tequilaaficionado) on Sep 15, 2016 at 6:46am PDT Guess what’s cooking in our kitchen? #TAHeartland #Sponsored #texmex #mezcal @santodiablomezcal A photo posted by Tequila Aficionado … Read more

Mike Morales’ Puerco Pibil Recipe with Soltado Tequila

[Soltado Tequila was a paid sponsor of the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour and paid a nominal fee to be mentioned here and on our networks as we saw fit.  In the interest of full disclosure, we didn’t want to love Soltado but we do.  It makes an amazing Puerco Pibil.]  Sharing this recipe could get … Read more