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Mezcal Production Drawing Mexicans Back Home

Lorne Matalon reports on how Mezcal production has gone up from 100,000 gallons to 170,000 between 2010 and 2012.  Listen to (or read) his report and consider the human element when you drink mezcal. Click here to read the article and/or listen to the audio. Do you drink mezcal?  Join us on Facebook and tell […]

The Food & Wine Magazine Tasting by Ron Cooper

Originally Posted March 2, 2001 By Ron Cooper Special to TequilaAficionado.com Aspen Colorado, June 9-11. The high mountain weather was great. This truly amazing annual event sponsored by Food & Wine Magazine is achieved with the help of hundreds of well-organized, enthusiastic volunteers from Colorado and all over the US. There were several thousand great […]

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The Sabor Latino Food Show

  [The second annual Sabor Latino Food Show took place on May 12-13, 2015 at the Pasadena Convention Center.  Tequila Aficionado Media was asked to tag along with Embajador tequila as its importer/brand owner attempts to break into the competitive Southern California spirits market.] Show Prep It’s no secret that trying to jockey for position into the […]

Eye on Tequila by Ian Chadwick – Tequila in Canada

Originally Posted on Tequila Aficionado March 2, 2001 By Ian Chadwick Tequila Aficionado Magazine  Contributor/Columnist Canadians and tequila: it’s an awkward mix for many of our nation’s drinkers. Perhaps it’s because we’re a cool country and tequila is the product of the hot highlands of Mexico. It bottles too much sunshine, too much dry scrubland […]

Original Site Information from Tequila Aficionado

It’s interesting to see how far we come in the past 12 years since Alexander Perez posted the original site information for Tequila Aficionado.  The staff and address have changed, but our policies have not.  We still develop strategic partnerships, such as our Flight of Sites, and stand by our editorial policy. Originally Posted on […]

Our First Post: the 2000 Agave Shortage

Originally posted on Tequila Aficionado on August 8, 2000 From the Editor…  Welcome, we are proud to present TequilaAficionado.com! TequilaAficionado.com will be your most comprehensive information source on the Internet bringing tequila and mezcal awareness to you the public. Our goal is to educate, promote, and report on the tequila and mezcal industry. In addition, […]

Northwest Tequila Fest 2015

Unfortunate news for fans of the Northwest Tequila Fest.  Our hearts go out to our fellow aficionados and we hope to be there when they have their next Northwest Tequila Fest. TO OUR FANS: We started Northwest Tequila Fest in the Summer of 2012 because we love tequila and mezcal, and we think the world […]

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Update

TABC Update If you’re a tequila, mezcal or sotol brand doing business in Texas, you know full well the reach of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). For those of you who aren’t subscribed, the May 2015 edition of the TABC newsletter, TABC Today, is now available. TABC Today is the official monthly newsletter of […]

What Would Mike Morales Do?

Let’s see… If he were independently wealthy, Mike Morales would spend all of his time exploring the world’s tequila bars and interviewing interesting people.  He’d write thoughtful, thought provoking and cutting edge articles on Mexico, the tequila industry, and all that tequila culture entails. Sadly, Mike isn’t independently wealthy and our site isn’t overrun with […]

Upcoming Tequila Events

You Tell Us and We’ll Tell the World! Do you have a tequila event or mezcal event coming up? A pairing dinner at your restaurant? A local festival? A tasting at a liquor store? A Twitter chat with your master distiller? Tell Us About Your Tequila Event Please visit our events calendar page and submit […]

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