Women In The Bacanora Industry: Laura Espinoza Alonso

Laura Espinoza Alonso is currently the president of the Association of Women of Bacanora and Mexican Maguey in the state of Sonora, Mexico.  With more than 30 female members from all levels of business, she is charged with overseeing the bright future of the burgeoning Bacanora Industry. Educated in both the United States and Mexico, … Read more Women In The Bacanora Industry: Laura Espinoza Alonso

Quo Vadis Tequila? The Art of Keeping the Proven and Creating the New

A guest interview with Alejandro Cuevas Romo of Excelencia Tequilera de Jalisco and Tequila Huizache Tequila stands between two fronts: There is the clichéd rejection of a commercialized product at the expense of quality and then the traditional admiration of a passionate masterpiece that can no longer meet the demand of the world markets in … Read more Quo Vadis Tequila? The Art of Keeping the Proven and Creating the New

Women In The Tequila Industry: Elle France

  Elle France, the creative mind behind Cosa Salvaje tequila, has spent the better part of her entrepreneurial  life bringing people together. As a much sought after matchmaker, dating columnist and consultant, Elle is now making it her mission to help folks from all walks of life to fall in love with tequila, all over … Read more Women In The Tequila Industry: Elle France

Interview with Bill Foss of Suavecito Tequila

Mike Morales: Hi, I’m Mike Morales. You’re watching a special edition of Open Bar on Tequila Aficionado Media on all of our platforms. I am here in San Antonio, and that gentleman is… Go ahead, tell us who you are, [chuckle] mystery guest. [laughter] Bill Foss: I’m Bill Foss, the owner and maker of Suavecito … Read more Interview with Bill Foss of Suavecito Tequila

Open Bar with Alan Camarena of G4 Tequila

Mike: Hi, you’re watching Open Bar, on Tequila Aficionado Media. I am Mike Morales. This is a special edition of Open Bar, because that young man there is Alan Camarena. Now, if that name sounds familiar to you, we’ve all heard from his father, Felipe Camarena, Ingeniero Felipe Camarena, and his uncle, Carlos. Well, the … Read more Open Bar with Alan Camarena of G4 Tequila

Open Bar | Jose Aceves, Master Distiller at Casa Aceves

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Review of Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico

There are too many fascinating facets to Marie Sarita Gaytan’s book, Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico. Gaytan takes the reader on a sweeping journey of Aztec myths and legends, pre-and post colonial occupation; from the Mexican Revolution to Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema, all the way up to 2014, the date of the book’s … Read more Review of Tequila! Distilling the Spirit of Mexico

Women In The Bacanora Industry: Adriana Torres

We first encountered Adriana Torres through Novel Spirits Collection, the US importer of her flagship bacanora brand, Pascola Bacanora. The more we heard about her from Connie and Mel Abert, the owners of Novel Spirits, the more intrigued we became with her background. You can read about her herculean efforts to revitalize Sonora, Mexico’s once … Read more Women In The Bacanora Industry: Adriana Torres

A Bacanora Boss Lady Tells All: Adriana Torres

Adriana Torres:  Bacanora Boss Lady So, how does a well-educated, forty-something mother of three get deeply involved in the remote bacanora-distilling communities of rural Sonora? For this “Bacanora Boss Lady,” it began as a university school project. We’ll let Adriana tell you her amazing and life-changing journey–in her own words–but first… Meet Bacanora Mezcal is … Read more A Bacanora Boss Lady Tells All: Adriana Torres

Women in Mezcal: Traditional Roles vs. Market Assumptions

Women Making Mezcal in Oaxaca: Division of Labour between the Sexes Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. It is inaccurate to suggest that mezcal production in the southern Mexico state of Oaxaca is by and large a man’s job or trade, and that there are very few palenqueras, that is artisanal mezcal distillers who are women. The … Read more Women in Mezcal: Traditional Roles vs. Market Assumptions