Sotol’s Cultural Appropriation

For over the past seven years, I’ve been a huge supporter of the Mexican spirit known as sotol.  You can read what I had to say about it in Tom Barry’s excellent article, A Sotol Story. In case you’re unaware, sotol is made from the Desert Spoon plant (Dasylirion wheeleri) that grows in Northern Mexico, as … Read more Sotol’s Cultural Appropriation

Por Siempre Sotol Review

Mike and Alex taste and discuss our first Sotol of 2016, Por Siempre Sotol. Mike and Alex taste and discuss Por Siempre #Sotol Click To Tweet About SOTOL POR SIEMPRE From the high desert slopes of the Sierra Madres Mountains, in the heart of Chihuahua, Mexico, comes Sotol Por Siempre. A unique spirit distilled from the … Read more Por Siempre Sotol Review

A Sotol By Any Other Name

[On a sweltering August afternoon, Tequila Aficionado Media was invited by Mike Groener, CEO and President of Genius Liquids to sip and savor the latest addition to their Desert Spirit line, Texas Sotol, at their distillery in Austin, TX .] Here Comes the Rain Again Ask anyone who has spent any significant amount of time living in … Read more A Sotol By Any Other Name

More with Don Cuco Sotol

The sixth generation distiller, and his sister, the president of Don Cuco Sotol, share their thoughts at the Spirits of Mexico 2010 for Tequila Aficionado.com. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Subscribe to Tequila Aficionado Magazine Profiles in … Read more More with Don Cuco Sotol

Introducing Don Cuco Sotol

Family members of Don Cuco Sotol introduce themselves for Tequila Aficionado.com. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Subscribe to Tequila Aficionado Magazine Profiles in Agave Spirits Volume IITequila Aficionado Magazine: 2019 Special Preview IssueProfiles in Agave Spirits Volume … Read more Introducing Don Cuco Sotol

Sotol and Sustainability

The sustainability of Don Cuco Sotol as described by company president, Jaclyn Jacquez Leo. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters. Subscribe to Tequila Aficionado Magazine Profiles in Agave Spirits Volume IITequila Aficionado Magazine: 2019 Special Preview IssueProfiles in … Read more Sotol and Sustainability

Don Cuco Sotol Conquers California!

San Diego, CA, September 18, 2010–Hundreds of well-wishers greeted the Jacquez family, sixth generation distillers of Don Cuco Sotol at the Spirits of Mexico Festival. San Diego was abuzz with this ancient elixir from Chihuahua, Mexico which captured Gold Medals at the world famous Spirits of Mexico Tasting Competition for both its blanco and reposado … Read more Don Cuco Sotol Conquers California!

Vinazas: The Tequila Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

Subscribe to Tequila Aficionado Magazine Profiles in Agave Spirits Volume IITequila Aficionado Magazine: 2019 Special Preview IssueProfiles in Agave Spirits Volume ISocial Media Marketing Playbook for Tequila and Mexican SpiritsFrom Babes to Boss LadiesCraft Tequila: WTF Does THAT Mean?The Big Business of Kosher TequilaVinazas: The Tequila Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

From Babes to Boss Ladies

Subscribe to Tequila Aficionado Magazine Profiles in Agave Spirits Volume IITequila Aficionado Magazine: 2019 Special Preview IssueProfiles in Agave Spirits Volume ISocial Media Marketing Playbook for Tequila and Mexican SpiritsFrom Babes to Boss LadiesCraft Tequila: WTF Does THAT Mean?The Big Business of Kosher TequilaVinazas: The Tequila Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

Profiles in Agave Spirits Volume II

Subscribe to Tequila Aficionado Magazine Profiles in Agave Spirits Volume IITequila Aficionado Magazine: 2019 Special Preview IssueProfiles in Agave Spirits Volume ISocial Media Marketing Playbook for Tequila and Mexican SpiritsFrom Babes to Boss LadiesCraft Tequila: WTF Does THAT Mean?The Big Business of Kosher TequilaVinazas: The Tequila Industry’s Dirty Little Secret