Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

Mexican Tequila to Take on Sake in Asian Market

MEXICO CITY, Jul 15, 2002 (Notimex/Corporate Mexico by Internet Securities, Inc. via COMTEX) — Mexican tequila is preparing to take on sake and other traditional Asian drinks as demand for the Mexican drink grows on that continent. Tequila producers accompanied Jalisco state Governor Francisco Ramírez on a tour in Asia to explore business opportunities in […]

Tequila Gets Fruity: Flavors & Infusions

From the Vault Aug 12, 2004 Mexico makers want to add fruit to firewater in bid to expand market. MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s tequila industry, in pursuit of younger customers, plans to follow other alcohol producers by offering the centuries-old firewater tinged with citrus flavors. “Young people are drinking flavored products,” said Miguel Aguilar […]

Expo Comida Latina: Thriving Demand for Latino Food Products Compels First-Ever Tradeshow

From the Vault Oct 7,2002 Hundreds of food, beverage and related products’ companies are gearing up for “EXPO COMIDA LATINA, the Hispanic Food and Beverage Show,” to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center November 3-5, 2002. Celebrating the foods, beverages, flavors and brands of the Americas, exhibits will include products for and by […]

Angel’s Spirits Imports Announces New CA Distribution for Premium Tequila Brands

September 30 – Weslaco , TX – Angel’s Spirits Imports and Pale Horse Imports have agreed to supply a new top-shelf 100% Agave Tequila,Mamalon Tequila in California . A new retail outlet for Mamalon Tequila is Holiday Wine Cellar in Escondido , CA. Holiday Wine Cellar also has an extensive online store with the ability […]

Mexican Bats Finally Get Attention

From the Vault June 11, 2002 Even as swarms of monarch butterflies flutter back to the United States from their winter home in Mexico, another less-loved but equally large migration has winged its way north: tens of millions of Mexican bats. MEXICO CITY (AP) –U.S. schoolchildren fascinated by the orange-and-black butterflies might not go quite […]

Congratulations to the 2015 Sip Award Winners

NEWPORT BEACH, California, June 30TH 2015 – Eighty seven consumer spirit enthusiasts gathered at the waterfront Balboa Bay Resort on May 31, 2015 to participate in the 7th annual consumer based spirits competition. The 2015 SIP Awards comprised of 423 brands from all over the globe competing for rank at the impartial mercy of consumer based blind-tasting. The […]

Lunazul Blanco Review by Steve Coomes

I’m always surprised when someone watches me pour a spirit from a bottle, sip it straight and then shoots me a look that implies I’m a drunk or a daredevil.  “Don’t you want to mix it first?” such inquisitors ask. “I mean, it’s kind of harsh just straight, isn’t it?” Well, of course, it can […]

Matt Metras Reviews Tequila 21 Silver

Our friend Matt Metras graciously provided a guest review of Tequila 21 Silver for Tequila Aficionado. Have you tried Tequila 21 yet? If so, what did you think of it?  If not, would you try it based on Matt’s review? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!   With observations like “smooth” […]

The Last Last Tequila Standing

No More Last Tequila Standing In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last tequila Standing in the world’s first broadcast Tequila Reality Show.   The creators of Last Tequila Standing only filmed the one season back in 2011 and we were very limited in our access to the show’s materials. As this was […]

The Results of the 2003 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Vault – May 3, 2003   The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. It is an unsurpassed marketing and promotional opportunity for the top medal winners. *Editor’s Note 2015* This announcement was from the 2013 show where […]