Posts Tagged ‘sotol’

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Women in The Tequila Industry: Jaclyn Jacquez by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Jaclyn Jacquez considers herself an adelita, of sorts. Adelitas were female solders (soldaderas) who were a vital force during the Mexican Revolution in the early 1900s, fighting alongside men.  As President of Don Cuco Sotol, she spearheads a sixth generation  company producing a spirit steeped in 800 years of history. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico […]

Founder’s Feature: Tequila Aficionado’s 1st Podcast, 7 Years Later

The preceding podcast was recorded by Tequila Aficionado’s Founder, Alexander Perez, on March 21, 2006. Sadly, many brands still persist in the Tequila Girl marketing that Alex mentioned over seven years ago.  Some brands believe they’ve evolved and took it a step further with Tequila Boy marketing.  I believe the true aficionado finds both of […]

Tequila Aficionado Introduces the Brands of Promise Awards

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales explains the Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards. Related posts: Sipping off the Cuff: Toro Dorado Reposado is a Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Nominee! 2013 Brands of Promise Awards Coming Soon! 2013 Brands of Promise Awards: Reposados 2013 Brands of Promise Awards: Blancos Founder’s Feature: Tequila Aficionado’s 1st Podcast, 7 […]

Hot Tequila News Coming Tomorrow!

The first Tequila Aficionado Newsletter will be published tomorrow.  Don’t miss out on current news & reviews, great podcasts and articles from the archives, and hot tips on upcoming stories, features, contests, and giveaways! Click here to subscribe now! Related posts: Tequila Week in Review: Jurado, LimaRita, Toro Dorado, Newsletter Tequila News! Have You Heard […]

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Tequila Boss Ladies by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Tequila Boss Ladies  “The world will be saved by the western woman.” The Dalai Lama, Vancouver Peace Summit, September 2009 We’re pretty sure His Holiness had no idea that his proclamation would also include this Who’s Who of women in the Tequila Industry and beyond. Mary Clemente–Jurado Tequila… Exclusivity breeds demand and Clemente’s Jurado Tequila, nicknamed […]