Posts Tagged ‘alex perez’

Special Feature: Tasting Tequila with Glencairn Glasses

Glencairn Glasses for Tequila Tasting In this Tequila Aficionado Special Feature, Mike & Alex examine the Glencairn line of glasses and how they can be used for tequila tasting. Sipping Off The Cuff™ Sipping Off The Cuff(TM) began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila review program. […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Don Saul Tequila Plata

In this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping off the Cuff, Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Don Saul Tequila Plata.   Don Saul Plata It is clear and un-aged, where the true flavors and intensity of the Agave are present, along with it’s natural sweetness. Bottled directly after distillation, or stored in stainless […]

How to Choose the Right Tequila Glassware

Join Tequila Aficionado Media on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 9PM CST as Alex Perez and Mike Morales Blab about proper tequila glassware with Martin Duffy, exclusive US representative of the historic Glencairn Chrystal of Scotland. Riedel Launches the Tequila Glass As Tequila Aficionado Media first reported in November of 2001, and shared with you again […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Lunazul Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Lunazul Tequila Blanco and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise.   About Lunazul Blanco Crystal clear, un-aged tequila that allows its 100% agave flavor to shine. This is tequila at its simplest. Tasting Notes Exceptionally smooth and balanced with bright color and silver highlights. Aroma: Refreshing […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Amaras Mezcal Joven

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Amaras Mezcal/Amores Mezcal Joven and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise. The main objective of Mezcal Amaras/Amores is to raise awareness around mezcal and its culture, to inspire through our philosophy and to achieve a broad up-to-date perception of Mexico around the world. For Amores producing […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Abreojos Tequila Blanco

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Abreojos Tequila, the hidden scorpion, and why they feel it is a Brand of Promise. From The name Abreojos comes from a little fishing village in Baja California Sur called Punta Abreojos. Abreojos translated from Spanish means “Open Eyes”. In this quiet little fishing village lies a pristine […]


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 […]

First importation of vino mezcal.

Tequila Treasures From The Vault

Has this ever happened to you? You go poking through your attic and by accident, you discover  albums of black and white photos of your parents and grandparents from their younger days. Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon tattered journals and diaries from high school?  Or, maybe bundled and frayed love letters or handmade cards from your kids? This same […]

Tequila Aficionado Media Reveals 2014 Brands of Promise™ Winners!

Awards Announced During a LIVE Google Hangout Telecast For Immediate Release! March, 28, 2015, San Antonio, TX—In an unprecedented live Google Hangout telecast, Tequila Aficionado Media ( unveiled its Second Annual 2014 Brands Of Promise™ Award winners in Tequila, Mezcal and several other agave related categories.  A full list of Brands Of Promise™ winners can […]

What’s Cooking in Our Horno Today?

We’ve got so many things cooking up at Tequila Aficionado today that they’re like pinas stuffed in a horno!  It all smells great but it’ll be just a while before we can serve it all up. So sit down, take a load off, and pour yourself a snifter because we’ve got some great articles and […]