Posts Tagged ‘Sipping Off The Cuff’

How to Taste Tequila Like a Catador…

…Or, at least, how to act like one There are two official schools in Mexico that train people to be certified catadores (tequila tasters).  One is actually a faction of the original school established in 2000 and known as the Academia Mexicana del Tequila (Mexican Tequila Academy). After a bitter falling out between the founders, […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Whispering Eye Reposado

Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and M.A. “Mike” Morales taste and discuss Whispering Eye Tequila Reposado and nominate it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Find Whispering Eye Tequila online here. Mexico – 100% blue agave tequila produced by gravity fed distillation and rested in white oak casks for 4 months. The palate is sweet […]

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 […]

Sipping Off the Cuff: Espolon Anejo

Espolon Anejo – Finished in Bourbon Barrels Tequila Aficionado’s Alexander Perez and Mike Morales taste and discuss the new Espolon Anejo presented by Campari and explain why they feel it deserves to be nominated as a 2014 Brand of Promise.     Find Espolon Tequila online at www.tequilaespolon.com. Follow them on Facebook – Twitter – […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Tequila Trianon Blanco

Trianon Blanco Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Trianon Tequila Blanco and explain why they’ve nominated it as a 2014 Brand of Promise. Mike & Alex review @TequilaTrianon, a 2014 Brand of Promise Nominee #tequila Click To Tweet Mike Morales says “This is O.G. Tequila!” ~Trianon Blanco Tequila Click To Tweet […]