Posts Tagged ‘margarita’

Who Was Margarita?

From the Vault Apr 10, 2003 Who was Margarita? A Celebrity, Showgirl or Socialite? NEW YORK, Apr 10, 2003 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The origins of the world’s great cocktails are often shrouded in mystery and as hotly disputed as certain national borders. This is certainly true of the Margarita — the magical concoction from south […]

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 […]

The Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention

What’s New The Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention successfully launched its first annual event at the Radisson Hotel & Suites in downtown Austin on August 10-11, 2014. Primarily a show that serves the spirits industry (or trade) in Texas, for us at Tequila Aficionado Media, it was a chance to visit with new brands, products […]

JLP Golden Lime Margarita Review

JLP Golden Lime Margarita (NOM 1416) Hands down, the best ready-to-drink margarita on the market today! When Javier Martinez sent us samples of his JLP Tequila ready-to-drink margarita in a can, we really weren’t sure what to expect. Before I learned about sipping tequilas, I was a margarita girl. I’ve tried every ready-mixed margarita I […]

Cool Off with the Don Julio Cucumber Mint Margarita

Don Julio Cucumber Mint Margarita While tequila may be Mexico’s national spirit, we’re thrilled to see its popularity recently skyrocket in the United States.  From Margaritas and Bloody Marias to Palomas and Sunrises, tequila cocktails are being served up with regularity at thousands of bars, restaurants and homes across the country. In honor of National Tequila Day on July 24th, […]

Craft Tequila–WTF Does THAT Mean? Part 2

Blurred Lines Throughout Part 1, we employed the use of more adjectives and descriptors to define, describe and distinguish one booze from another in the same category, as well as to give the illusion that it is actually closer to another booze in the leading categories. Words like award-winning, artisanal, small-run, limited-production, hand-crafted, and boutique […]

Alternative Margaritas in Response to the Lime Shortage

Alternative Margaritas Make the Lime Shortage a Non-Issue With the ongoing lime shortage and resulting high prices in fresh limes, people will need to get a bit more creative about their standard Memorial Day Weekend fare.  We’ve decided to dedicate this week to helping you make the most of your tequila this coming holiday weekend. Some […]

Happy National Margarita Day!

Celebrate National Margarita Day! Tequila Aficionado has assembled some of the best Margarita recipes we could find, all in one brilliant collection of recipe cards on Pinterest.   According to Wikipedia: There is no solid proof who invented the Margarita.[5] One of the earliest stories is of the Margarita being invented in 1938 at the […]

Tequila Avion Margaritas For National Margarita Day

Consider these interesting twists on the classic Margarita when you plan your weekend celebrations for National Margarita Day! Spicy Sage Margarita 2 oz. Avión Silver 3/4 oz. Jalapeño-Infused Elderflower Liqueur 1/2 oz. Orange Juice 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Lime Juice 3/4 oz. Simple Syrup 3 Sage Leaves 1 Sage Leaf and Salt for […]

My Quest for a Universal Frozen Margarita Recipe

By Ryan Kelley | 07.24.12 Over the last month I’ve been developing and testing a recipe for frozen margaritas. I just published my findings at Cocktails are what the Examiner readers want, especially today—Happy National Tequila Day! But for you, my fellow tequila-sippers and adventurous explorers of agave spirits, I thought you might like […]