Happy Birthday to Lucinda Hutson!

Viva Tequila, Viva La Lucinda! “Tequila is my soul mate,” Lucinda Hutson exclaims. “Mexico in a bottle, its flavor is as melodic to the mouth as a mariachi tune is to the ear—bold, spicy, and full of life!” For nearly forty years, Lucinda has trekked through tequila country, distilling adventures and knowledge to present them … Read moreHappy Birthday to Lucinda Hutson!

Sipping Off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Barril Karwinski [Transcript]

MIKE: Hi you´re watching Sipping Off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado.com. I´m Mike Morales, here in San Antonio that gentleman over there…   RICK: Rick Levy in San Diego.   MIKE: Rick and I have been just beside ourselves enjoying – we´ve been going through the Scorpion Mezcal Variety Pack. This is like Oaxaca in … Read moreSipping Off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Barril Karwinski [Transcript]

Mexican Flag Day: Banderas

 Feliz Dia de la Bandera!   Flag Day in Mexico is a “day dedicated to one of the most important patriotic symbols of Mexico, which gives the spirit of unity and belonging to Mexicans either within or outside of the country: the Flag.”       So today we celebrate the bandera! The flag of … Read moreMexican Flag Day: Banderas

Tequila Aficionado Christmas: Tequila Recipes

In addition to our recipes developed here at the Tequila Aficionado Test Kitchen for Apple Crisp, Cranapple Crisp, Pumpkin Pie, and Mochamisu, we have several other suggestions for adding tequila to your holiday menus (in addition to just drinking it). Check out these great tequila recipes and suggestions (click on any of the images for … Read moreTequila Aficionado Christmas: Tequila Recipes

The Gift Shop for Every Tequila Aficionado

Have you been to the Tequila Aficionado Gift Shop yet?  It’s a pretty laid back place where we have all the finer things in life at great prices and we always encourage shoppers to sip a glass of their favorite tequila while they shop in their pajamas (without risk of finding themselves on a People … Read moreThe Gift Shop for Every Tequila Aficionado

Founder’s Feature: Tequila Aficionado’s 1st Podcast, 7 Years Later

The preceding podcast was recorded by Tequila Aficionado’s Founder, Alexander Perez, on March 21, 2006. Sadly, many brands still persist in the Tequila Girl marketing that Alex mentioned over seven years ago.  Some brands believe they’ve evolved and took it a step further with Tequila Boy marketing.  I believe the true aficionado finds both of … Read moreFounder’s Feature: Tequila Aficionado’s 1st Podcast, 7 Years Later

Sofia Partida Interviewed by Alex Perez

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Sofia Partida on Partida Tequila and Food Pairing Alexander Perez interviews the dynamic Sofia Partida of Partida Tequila at The Spirits of Mexico Event in San Diego, CA.     Sofia Partida, A long time proponent of tequila and food pairing, something Lucinda Hutson, the Martha Stewart of Tequila, has been doing for a very … Read moreSofia Partida Interviewed by Alex Perez

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us at Tequila Aficionado! We’ve been working on the Tequila Aficionado relaunch since March 2013.  Though we’ve come a long way from our initial launch in 1999, we still have even bigger plans for growth this year. If you thought we produced a lot of information last year, just … Read moreHappy New Year!

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