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Santo Diablo Mezcal King Ranch Chicken Recipe

Most King Ranch Chicken recipes are pretty bland and not at all what you might expect from a Tex Mex standard. The beautiful thing about King Ranch Chicken is that everybody has a different recipe (and ours is the best). Since we prefer our food on the spicy side, we make our King Ranch Chicken […]

Malinalli Tequila Extra Anejo German Apple Cake Recipe

I won’t lie or pretend to be unbiased here. I love Malinalli Tequila Extra Anejo. It is the little black dress of tequilas. Whether it is a drink for one with a book, a quiet night for two, or special celebration with friends, Malinalli is perfect. But just because it is great for drinking doesn’t mean you […]

Christmas Panettone with Embajador Tequila Recipe

If you’ve tasted Embajador Tequila then you know that there’s always just a hint of orange. If you’ve visited the Embajador Distillery then you’ll know why. Orange groves surround their agave fields. It is because of this unique and very intentional terroir that Embajador Tequila pairs exceptionally well with orange, cloves, cinnamon, and Christmas! That’s […]

Tequila PR Platinum Package – One Stop Awesome for 2017

Tequila PR & Marketing, specializing in agave spirits marketing, has put a great deal of thought and study into creating high value packages that will promote agave spirits brands to Tequila Aficionado’s worldwide following.  Several packages were created, but the Platinum Plan is One Stop Awesome! The Platinum Plan is literally a year’s worth of […]

Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping Superstars

Who will be the next sipping superstar? Cast your vote and tell your friends! In October, we did an open call for tequila aficionados who were willing to work for tequila by becoming official tasters for Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping Off the Cuff and other upcoming programs. We spread the word far and wide and several […]

2016 Brands of Promise Nominee Playlist

See all the reviews of the 2016 Brands of Promise Nominees in all categories!  

Sipping Off the Cuff | JLP Craft Pomegranate Margaritas

Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch taste and discuss JLP Craft Pomegranate Margaritas, ready-to-drink margaritas from JLP Tequila. FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never […]

Sipping Off the Cuff | JLP Craft Strawberry Margaritas

Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch taste and discuss JLP Craft Strawberry Margaritas, ready-to-drink margaritas from JLP Tequila. FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never […]

2016 Brands of Promise Nominee List

2016 Brands of Promise Nominees Blanco Nominees Alicantes (only; very artisanal) Tequila 21 AquaRiva Santera Pepe Zevada Tres 888 Siempre Nocaut Reserva DesMaDre Giggling Marlin Frida Kahlo Hacienda Mercado Legacy Blanco Nominees ArteNOM 1580 (only) ArteNOM 1579 (only) Legacy High Proof Nominee Herradura Colección de la Casa (Directo del Alambique Blanco; 110 proof, 55%ABV) Reposado Nominees Tequila […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Frida Kahlo Anejo

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Frida Kahlo Tequila Anejo. FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never guaranteed. About Frida Kahlo Tequila  Frida Kahlo […]