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Germán González and The Riedel Tequila Glass

In this segment, Germán González, distiller of T1 Tequila Uno and Tears of Llorana, explains why the Riedel Ouverture glass (now part of Riedel’s Vinum collection) is ideal for tequila tasting.

He demonstrates the right way and the wrong way to hold the glass, and details why it is so effective a tool when enjoying his exquisite tequilas.

Similar to the historic Jose Cuervo family and distillery, Riedel has been creating glassware for every type of wine and spirit for over 250 years.

Read the full story of Germán González and T1 Tequila Uno here.

 

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Anejo

Cabo Wabo Anejo

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.

Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo San Lucas, Sammy partnered with a tequila-making family with over 80 years of experience. Today,the agave used to make Cabo Wabo Tequila is grown,cultivated and harvested by this same family.

 About Cabo Wabo Anejo

cabo wabo anejo tequila sammy hagarFor those who appreciate the deep, robust flavor that only proper aging can bring, Cabo Wabo Tequila Añejo is truly a tequila without peer. Matured in American oak barrels for 14 months, our Añejo presents a full vanilla and caramel nose that quickly gives way to woody notes on the palate complemented by hints of honey and chocolate. A long, delicate finish – the definition of smooth – completes the experience, and it makes Cabo Wabo Tequila Añejo a drink best enjoyed on its own.

  • Amber-gold color
  • Aged in American oak barrels for 14 months
  • Vanilla and caramel nose with honey and chocolate flavors

Visit Cabo Wabo Tequila’s website for more information on the famous tequila and the lifestyle.

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The Rules of Agave with Germán González

In these next two clips, while enjoying sips of Germán González’s masterpiece, Tears of Llorona, we discuss the ins and outs of the tequila business.

The Only Rule That Counts

Germán Gonzalez, distiller of T1 Tequila Uno and Tears of Llorana, reveals the only real rule, according to the normas (the rules and regulations that govern the tequila making process), that counts when selecting agave.

The Brix Bottom Line

Here, Germán  explains how an agave’s brix (sugar content) may affect agave pricing.

Read the full story of Germán González and T1 Tequila Uno here.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Reposado

Cabo Wabo Reposado

cabo wabo, tequila, reposado, sammy hagarMike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.


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Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo San Lucas, Sammy partnered with a tequila-making family with over 80 years of experience. Today,the agave used to make Cabo Wabo Tequila is grown,cultivated and harvested by this same family.

 About Cabo Wabo Reposado

Recognized as one of the finest tequilas in the world, this Reposado delivers a distinctive experience that even the most discerning drinkers find delightful and unique. An assertive nose of sweet lime, orange and fresh herbs excites upon pouring. Maturation in American oak casks for 4 to 6 months infuses our Reposado with a bold peppery flavor and hints of fruit that linger on the palate briefly, followed by a long, spicy finish. A truly incomparable spirit, Cabo Wabo Tequila Reposado is ideal for sipping solo or in a top-shelf margarita or other mixed drinks.

  • Amber-yellow color
  • Aged in oak casks for four to six months
  • Rich, peppery taste with abundant fruit flavors

Visit Cabo Wabo Tequila’s website for more information on the tequila and the lifestyle.

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Blanco

Cabo Wabo Blanco

Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards.

 

cabo wabo, tequila, blanco, sammy hagarCabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo San Lucas, Sammy partnered with a tequila-making family with over 80 years of experience. Today,the agave used to make Cabo Wabo Tequila is grown,cultivated and harvested by this same family.

 About Cabo Wabo Blanco

As crystal clear as the waters surrounding Cabo San Lucas, Cabo Wabo Tequila Blanco arouses the senses with fresh floral aromas complemented by notes of lime and mint. Handcrafted from 100-percent Weber’s Blue Agave, our blanco boasts unadulterated agave flavors and a slightly spicy character that teases the palate, and delivers a crisp, clean finish that leaves you energized and refreshed. Enjoy Cabo Wabo Tequila Blanco as a chilled shot or in your favorite premium drink.

  • Pure, crystal-clear color
  • Bottled direct from distillation
  • Fresh, floral bouquet with spicy lime and full agave flavors

Visit Cabo Wabo Tequila’s website for more information on Cabo Wabo Tequila and the Cabo Wabo lifestyle.