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Judging at The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

In mid-August of 2014, the organizers of the 6th Annual Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine, which took place on October 11, 2014, graciously asked Tequila Aficionado Media CEO, Mike Morales, to participate as a judge.  Their unique, take-at-home blind tequila tasting competition used the Tequila Matchmaker smartphone application to score and bestow awards.  You can review […]

Monterey Bay Tequila Fest Winners Announced

The Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine Festival has announced the winners of their 2014 blind tasting. Blind tastings were conducted over the past month by judges from around the country and compiled using the Tequila Matchmaker App.  Following are the winners of the Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine Festival: Blanco Winners Platinum = Fortaleza Gold […]

2014 Austin Tequila Fest

Save the date for the 5th Annual Austin Tequila Fest BENEFITING AUSTIN PETS ALIVE! Saturday, November 1st at 7pm Casa Chapala | 9041 Research Blvd, Austin, TX The Austin Tequila Fest is a cultural experience where agave lovers, enthusiasts, novices, and connoisseurs gather to learn, taste, and enjoy many 100% Agave spirits including tequila, mezcal, and […]

Ready For A Taste of Old Town?

  Many were disappointed with the moving of the Spirits of Mexico festival to a new venue this year.  Old Town San Diego businesses have always benefited from this event and most came to look forward to the annual visit from aficionados of agave spirits.  Rather than be put off, the Mexican restaurants and tequila […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Mexican Moonshine Silver

Mexican Moonshine Silver M.A. “Mike” Morales and Alexander Perez taste and discuss Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine Blanco Tequila. Tequila Aficionado tasting & discussion of Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine Silver Tequila. Click To Tweet   From the Mexican Moonshine Facebook: It’s surreal, sublime, man made and divine. It’s Roger Clyne’s border-bridging, award winning spirit; both roguish […]

Tequila Tribe Joins Flight of Sites

Welcome! Tequila Aficionado is thrilled to announce the addition of the Tequila Tribe to the Tequila Aficionado Flight of Sites. Join the Tribe! Tequila Tribe is an exclusive community of tequila aficionados and agave lovers who unite to discuss, experience, and taste the culture of the spirits of Mexico. Join the exclusive Tribe and we […]

Founder’s Feature: Alex Perez Interviews Chris Melendez & Enrico Caruso of 4 Copas Tequila

  We’ve found more treasure in the Tequila Aficionado vault! In this Founder’s Feature, Alex Perez spends quality time at El Cholo Restaurant interviewing Chris Melendez & Enrico Caruso as well as tasting 4 Copas Tequila. See Alex’s archival interview with Chris Melendez at Spirits of Mexico below: Chris and Enrico have moved on from […]

Alexander “Alex” Perez

Alexander “Alex” Perez is the founder of Tequila Aficionado.com having thought of the idea of a premium tequila and mezcal online magazine back in early 1999. Alex has an extensive background in wine and spirits, having been in the industries for many years. You’ll note his discriminating palate in the Sipping off the Cuff episodes […]

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Sofia Partida Interviewed by Alex Perez

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 […]

Interview with Philip Soto Mares of El Perdido

Alexander Perez interviews Philip Soto Mares, from El Duende de Don Felipe Tequila (now named El Perdido) at The Spirits of Mexico Event in San Diego, CA. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.

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