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National Tequila Day – The Struggle is Real

Saludos! Greetings! Salutations! I’m Mike Morales of Tequila Aficionado Media. In the next few hours, maybe the next few days, depending on when you’re watching this video, we will be celebrating National Tequila Day (for those of you globally who follow us, it’s International Tequila Day). It is very appropriate as we’ve been fighting this […]

Tequila Marketing Happy Talk

Some well-meaning follower posted on our Facebook page this answer to a press release referring to Espolón tequila… “PSA: “super premium” has no real meaning—it’s marketing happy talk.” While we’re inclined to believe that sneaky marketers have hijacked the word premium and turned it into a buzzword, in all actuality, it is a spirits pricing […]

Last Tequila Standing – A Holiday Bingewatch

Looking for some fireworks to mix up at your barbeque this weekend?  Look no further than Last Tequila Standing! Enjoy a healthy bingewatch of the first ever Tequila Reality Show and mix up some classic flavors to really wow your guests. About Last Tequila Standing In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last […]

Sipping Off the Cuff: Seleccion ArteNOM 1579 Tequila Blanco

Sipping Off the Cuff: Seleccion ArteNOM 1579 Tequila Blanco     Tequila ArteNOM presents regional tequila selections of distinct altitude, agave cultivation, and distillation technique. Selección de 1579 Blanco: The mountain town of Jesús-María (elev. 6,079’) is tequila’s highest altitude agave region, and the El Pandillo Distillery is arguably one of the most forward-thinking and […]

Women In The Tequila Industry: Melly Barajas

When Judy Rivera sought to make her own brand of tequila, she was determined to find a master distiller whose views and outlook were similar to hers.  It wasn’t long before she found Carmen Lucia Barajas Cárdenas–“Melly” to her friends–and Sino Tequila was born. Melly Barajas always intended to be a Tequila Boss Lady.  After […]

Open Bar #17 | Tromba Tequila

Join us as we talk to James Sherry of Tromba Tequila tonight! *Please Note* This is not a telephone call-in show. We will not answer our phones during the show. If you would like to participate in this show, please click here.

Women In The Tequila Industry: Judy Rivera

Judy Rivera, the latest Tequila Boss Lady to join our gallery, has figured out how to combine acute LA street smarts, a fearless entrepreneurial spirit, and artistic ingenuity into her Sino Tequila brand. A staunch women’s rights advocate, Judy contracted with a small, 100% female owned and operated distillery in the highlands of Jalisco–Vinos y Licores […]

Women In The Tequila Industry: Kim Brandi

No other Tequila Boss Lady to date inspires more compassion and empathy from women, colleagues, and tequila connoisseurs alike than Kim Brandi. Although surrounded by swirling controversy from constant legal–and very public–battles over the much sought after juice and painted skulls of her brainchild, KAH–Day of the Dead Tequila, she continues to move forward. This […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Santera Tequila Anejo

  Santera Tequila Santera Tequila is produced and bottled by Destilladora de Valle de Tequila, Casa Maestri in Tequila, Jalisco, the heart of Mexico’s blue agave growing and tequila producing region. The creation of Santera Tequila begins with the perfectly matured blue weber Agave. The agave plant is grown in the red volcanic soil of […]

Tequila Aficionado’s Tequila & Mezcal Road Show, Part 3

[From October 14 to October 28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media, accompanied by 33 expressions representing 19 brands, embarked on an epic RV road show christened, The Dia de los Muertos Tequila & Mezcal Tour.  In these next passages, we recount the historic–and hysteric–highlights.]  Church, Tacos, and Tequila With Roger Clyne Phoenix, Arizona One of the […]

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