Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

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Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine is Back in Texas

A Triumphant Return to Tejas On this soggy and swampy St. Patrick’s Day, I was graciously invited to spend the afternoon at Sam’s Burger Joint by Mexican Moonshine creator and indie music rock star,  Roger Clyne.  He had arrived in Texas for a busy week of concerts at the famed music, media, film conference and festival, South […]

Announcing the 2014 Brands of Promise Nominees!

As you can guess by our announcement date, we’ve had a full year of tastings and reviews.  While we still have video reviews of several brands left to broadcast, we wanted to share our list of nominees with you: 2014 Brands of Promise Blanco Tequila Nominees #BOP2014 Click To Tweet Blanco Tequilas Fubar (only) Tromba […]

Tequila Nom List for 23Feb2015

Tequila Nom List We’d like to extend a special thanks to Rick Thibault-Levy for working on our Nom List.  Thanks, Rick! As previously, our tequila nom list contains the names and information of current brands and tequila distilleries as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by […]

Tequila Nom List for 9Feb2015

Tequila Nom List We’d like to extend a special thanks to Rick Thibault-Levy for working on our Nom List.  Thanks, Rick! As previously, our tequila nom list contains the names and information of current brands and tequila distilleries as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by […]

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How Your Favorite Periodicals Perpetuate Tequila Myths

Editors of major men’s magazines still insist that their audience only shoots tequila. Click To Tweet One Day, At Band Camp… Recently, myself, and a few select others in this tightly knit tequila community, were asked to be interviewed for quotes concerning “surprising things you can do with tequila” for the May issue of a major, worldwide men’s […]

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Tequila Branding–Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo’ Dat

Tequila Branding If you are a start up tequila brand on a tight budget, how can you still be perceived as a player in your field when you don’t have deep pockets? This Beverage Trade Network article shares several ways to optimize small marketing budgets to support your retailers and build your brand. You might be implementing a lot of these […]

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Ambhar Tequila–The Recalibrating of A Brand

[Between seminars during the Fourth Annual San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Tequila Aficionado Media was invited to the Ambhar Tequila Relaxation Lounge inside the historic Sheraton Gunter Hotel where we finally sampled each expression of this elusive brand with a jaded past. The following day, we caught up with the new Ambhar CEO, Jaime Celorio, at the acclaimed […]

Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo Review

You only turn 50 once, so why not celebrate? That was my logic last fall when I bought a bottle of Tequila Ocho Single Barrel Anejo (NOM 1474). I don’t commonly spend $78 for spirits, but, hey, it was a special occasion made extraordinary by this smart splurge. Some reviewers tend to gush over new […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Anejo

Gaviota! Another Brand of Promise according to Mike Morales and Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado. This one is “Definitely a finder” and Alex says “I love this anejo”.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Gaviota Tequila Reposado

Gaviota! Mike and Alex nominated this tequila for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards saying : “I like this a lot” and “a really nice reposado”.

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