Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

Tequila: It’s the heart and soul of Mexico, and it’s in trouble.

Originally Published May 11, 2003   Tequila has come under enormous pressure in the past decade and it is not faring well in many sectors. By Ian Chadwick Tequila Aficionado Magazine Contributor/Columnist First, it became a victim of its own popularity. As international – particularly American – drinkers turned to tequila as the new “hip […]

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Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing

First ever Tequila Reality Show kicks off on National Tequila Day! For Immediate Release! In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups had vied to be crowned the top Brand Of Promise(TM) in the world’s first broadcasted Tequila Reality Show. Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing July, 2015, San Antonio, TX:  Starting July 24, 2015, National Tequila Day, 45 exclusive […]

Barrio Café por Avión at PHX Sky Harbor International Airport.

Barrio Café–A Tequila Oasis

[In an industry of cookie-cutter airport cantinas, it was refreshing to experience a little bit of the local flavor at Barrio Café during a recent layover at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport’s Terminal 4.] *Yawn!* Frequent flyers are a highly sought after target market.  Just ask any company that pays top dollar to advertise in in-flight magazines.  They’ll admit that […]

Casa Chapala’s Ultimate Agave Challenge

  Hola dearest agave lovers! Once again Casa Chapala’s Tequila Man, Lupe, has created another fantastic agave event that is downright outrageously fun!  It’s the Casa Chapala Ultimate Agave Challenge. Let’s just say you are going to get hooked! More info… Ultimate Agave Challenge Thursday, June 18th 7pm—9pm 9041 Research Blvd #100, Austin, TX 78758 The Ultimate Agave […]

Brand of Promise Nominee for Marketing Imagery

When we nominate brands of promise, it is usually during the tasting of the product, but being in the social media end of marketing, I’ve been so impressed with one brand’s latest marketing images that I had to take the initiative and nominate this one myself. Everything about the images that Malinalli Tequila shares with the […]

Sauza–Expect Fake, er, Fresh

Originally Published May 20, 2009 by M.A. “Mike” Morales on Cocktailmatch Sauza–Expect Fake, er, Fresh So I’m leafing through my June 2008 issue of New Mexico Beverage Analyst (based in Denver!), and I see this ad campaign for Sauza’s revamped mixto: “Step into the refreshing and appetizing world of Sauza Gold and Blanco–a world where […]

Tequila for Health

Originally Posted on Tequila Aficionado July 4, 2000 By Alexander Perez TequilaAficionado.com Editor-In-Chief Tequila is considered healthy if used in moderation. Like wine it increases the good cholesterol levels in our blood while decreasing the bad cholesterols. In recent studies conducted by The University of Guadalajara, tequila has shown to have therapeutic properties. For starters, […]

How to Drink Tequila Like a Millionaire

Originally Published Jan 22, 2010 by M.A. “Mike” Morales on CocktailMatch How to Drink Tequila Like a Millionaire In Today’s Economy… Have you found yourself cutting back on extras? Dining out less and entertaining more at home? Have you eliminated frills and gotten back to basics? Many people have. Let’s face it… 2009 was a […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Malinalli Tequila Blanco

Mike and Alex taste & discuss Malinalli Tequila Blanco, the delightful follow-up to their extra anejo (a 2014 Brands of Promise winner). Visit Malinalli Online here – Facebook – Twitter Appearance: Pristine, translucent, sediment free. Aroma: Masses of inviting dill, black pepper, asparagus notes that are underpinned by a deep salinity; best part of this bouquet […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Aguila Real Tequila Reposado

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Aquila Real Tequila Reposado, a curious flavor profile from Nom 1414.   From Aguila Real Tequila Online: THE BOTTLE AND DESIGN The inspiration behind our uniquely shaped bottle was manifested in our quest to redefine the consumers view of tequila and bring the spirits category the acclamation it merits. […]

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