Posts Tagged ‘distillery’

The Diffusor in Tequila Production: Are They Cheating?

The Diffusor in a Recent Twitter Conversation: A thought provoking question was asked via Twitter about the use of diffusors in tequila production. For the uninitiated, diffusors are used to efficiently extract the starches from harvested agave piñas that are subsequently cooked and distilled to make mass produced tequila.  To purists, its use is blasphemy because […]

Falling Under the Spell of Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine Tequila

On a frigid and damp Saturday night in November 2013, Roger Clyne, along with his band The Peacemakers, invited Tequila Aficionado Media to an intimate concert and tequila tasting at Billy’s Ice House in New Braunfels, TX, to talk music, heritage, and his tequila, Mexican Moonshine. *** Talking music, heritage & Mexican Moonshine #Tequila with […]

Change is at Hand for the Tequila Market, Part I

Part I of II Written by Chris Zarus of TequilaRack Tequila Brands and Producers Have Already Sailed Into the Sucker Hole For those new to the expression, a “sucker hole” is a colloquial term referring to a spate of good weather that “suckers” sailors into leaving port just in time for a storm to resume […]

Tequila Brand Listing (NOM List) as of 28 October 2013

Our updated list of distilleries and tequila brands “Nom List”, as of 28 October 2013, is now available for download in both PDF and Excel formats.  Unlike other tequila brand listings, Tequila Aficionado adds links within the list to all of our reviews, articles and features on each tequila brand.  Click on any hotlink within […]

Latest Tequila NOM List (Dated 19 August 2013)

Releasing the NOM list here at Tequila Aficionado had nothing to do with the other NOM lists that are available through apps and other websites. We needed our own current NOM list to reference in a spreadsheet format for desktop work. Once we’d gone completely OCD on it and filled in the blanks that you […]