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 moreOpen 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 moreWomen 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 moreOpen 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 moreOpen 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 moreWomen 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 moreWomen 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 moreOpen 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 moreOpen Bar with Tequila 512, Pt 1

Women In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez

Women In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez of @EmbajadorTquila Click To Tweet I first met Carmen Leticia Aceves Alvarez in July 2016, during my investigative visit to Fabrica Santa Rosa.  The distillery is responsible for such fan favorite tequilas as Alma de Agave, Crótalo, Cabresto, and their flagship brand, Embajador. At a round table … Read moreWomen In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez

Men In Mezcal: Douglas French

Pioneer Mezcalero, Doug French of @ScorpionMezcal shares his story. Click To Tweet Pioneer innovator, Douglas French, founder of Scorpion Mezcal kicks off a new feature on Tequila Aficionado called Men In Mezcal. Establishing his distillery in Oaxaca in 1995, Scorpion has just celebrated its 20th anniversary as the original leader in introducing entry level mezcals … Read moreMen In Mezcal: Douglas French