The Double Life of Dos Almas Tequila

Double Life Emilio De Soto is not only the Maestro Tequilero of overproof tequila Dos Almas blanco and its stablemate, Dos Almas Cinnamon Liqueur, but he is also the founder of a sportswear company. Following a severe surfing accident, Emilio was inspired by water polo competitors and swimmers while enduring his own grueling physical therapy.  … Read more The Double Life of Dos Almas Tequila

Terralta Tequila and Creo Spirits: Behind the Scenes

[*FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Wild Wild West 2017 Tour were vetted as Brand of Promise(c) Nominees and paid a nominal fee to be included.] The Lay of the Land The need for small-to-medium sized distributors in every state will become even more important in 2018 to ensure that worthy agave spirit … Read more Terralta Tequila and Creo Spirits: Behind the Scenes

Open Bar | Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses

Artisinal Glasses Made for Artisinal Spirits Mike Morales interviews Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses, makers of fine tequila glassware, on this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar.     Chisolm Trail Crafts: LUXURY HANDCRAFTED TEQUILA & MEZCAL GLASSES       Chisholm Trail Crafts’ Glasses (CTC Glasses) is a small Texas company specializing … Read more Open Bar | Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses

Women In the Mezcal Industry: Barbara Sweetman

The First Time Barbara Sweetman has single handedly given more people in the world their first taste of mezcal. Click To Tweet I first met Barbara Sweetman, Vice President of Caballeros, Inc., and International Sales Manager of Scorpion Mezcal, and now, Sierra Norte Whiskies in March 2011. I was visiting the infamous Nightclub & Bar … Read more Women In the Mezcal Industry: Barbara Sweetman

Open Bar | Barbara Sweetman of Scorpion Mezcal

In this Open Bar interview, Mike Morales speaks to Barbara Sweetman of Scorpion Mezcal. Mike Morales interviews Barbara Sweetman of Scorpion Mezcal. Click To Tweet From the Scorpion Mezcal Website: Scorpion Mezcal®, one of the most awarded Mezcals on the market today and a leading brand in the Mezcal category, continues to impress customers the … Read more Open Bar | Barbara Sweetman of Scorpion Mezcal

Open Bar | Las Almas Rotas Mezcaleria, Dallas, TX

Coming Soon – Las Almas Rotas, a New Mezcaleria in Dallas Las Almas Rotas Mezcaleria is opening soon in Dallas, Texas, and Mike Morales managed to catch up with them for an Open Bar interview before their grand opening.  (Yes, you’ll hear their construction going on in the background, but they’ve got a great story!) … Read more Open Bar | Las Almas Rotas Mezcaleria, Dallas, TX

Women In The Tequila Industry: Terray Glasman

Terray Glasman is the founder of Austin, Texas-based Amorada Tequila. Born in Mexico City, Terray learned the meaning of responsibility very early on. At age seven, she and her five other siblings moved to El Paso, Texas with their single mother.  At eighteen, her entrepreneurial spirit drove her to establish a telecommunications company, Monarch Advertising, … Read more Women In The Tequila Industry: Terray Glasman

Women In the Tequila Industry: Erika Vargas Flores

Erika Vargas Flores has spearheaded Altos Cienega Unidos (NOM 1570) in the village of Rancho Lagunillas, nestled in Atotonilco El Alto, for the past four years. When upstart flagship brand, El Consuelo, won the coveted 2016 Brands Of Promise(C) award in the Organic category, tequila aficionados everywhere took notice. Subsequently, we came to discover that … Read more Women In the Tequila Industry: Erika Vargas Flores

Open Bar with Tequila 512, Pt 2

About Our Guests ABOUT TEQUILA 512 http://www.tequila512.com/ SCOTT WILLIS WENT TO JALISCO IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT ANYTIME TEQUILA. HE RETURNED WITH TEQUILA 512. In Austin, tequila isn’t saved for special occasions. It’s a standard go-to. It’s one of the many things Scott loves about the town he calls home, and why he set out … Read more Open Bar with Tequila 512, Pt 2

Open Bar with Tequila 512, Pt 1

About Our Guests ABOUT TEQUILA 512 http://www.tequila512.com/ SCOTT WILLIS WENT TO JALISCO IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT ANYTIME TEQUILA. HE RETURNED WITH TEQUILA 512. In Austin, tequila isn’t saved for special occasions. It’s a standard go-to. It’s one of the many things Scott loves about the town he calls home, and why he set out … Read more Open Bar with Tequila 512, Pt 1