Posts Tagged ‘Sipping Off The Cuff’

Sipping Off The Cuff: Riazul Tequila Blanco

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Riazul Tequila Blanco from Nom 1460.   The History of Riazul Tequila Two hundred years ago, the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico served as a key battlefront in the Mexican War of Independence. During that struggle, Maria Higinia Gomez served as a high counselor to the […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Fubar Tequila

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss the latest nominee for the 2014 Brands of Promise awards, Fubar Tequila. We apologize for our video being FUBAR. Mike & Alex nominate Fubar #Tequila @fubargeorge for the 2014 Brands of Promise awards Click To Tweet   The tequila wasn’t Fubar, but our video was. Share our […]

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 […]