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

Women In The Tequila Industry | Anahí Rivera

*FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be vetted as Brand of Promise Nominees and paid a nominal fee to be on the tour. Meet the lady who single-handedly regained Tequila 1921’s traction in 34 states. Click To Tweet Building Casa 1921 One of the … Read moreWomen In The Tequila Industry | Anahí Rivera

Learning From The Master – German Gonzalez

The tequila industry may not recognize their masters, but here at Tequila Aficionado, we know that we could never consider Germán Gonzalez, distiller of T1 Tequila and Tears of Llorona, any less than a Master at his art. Enjoy this intimate talk we had the pleasure of having with German Gonzalez when he took off … Read moreLearning From The Master – German Gonzalez

From Babes to Boss Ladies: Women & Tequila

Tequila Aficionado Exclusive Series We’ve had a special place in our hearts for the unsung heroines and muses in tequila for a very long time.  After reading Ilana Edelstein’s The Patron Way, Mike & I felt it was time someone brought other women’s stories to light – and what better place to do that than … Read moreFrom Babes to Boss Ladies: Women & Tequila

Pepe Z: The Mad Man of Tequila

I’ve finally gotten around to binge watching Mad Men on Netflix. In case you haven’t joined the Streaming Generation, or lived without cable TV for awhile, Mad Men is a series set in the 1960’s about a fictional ad agency called Sterling Cooper based in New York City’s famed Madison Avenue. [Editor’s note: I still … Read morePepe Z: The Mad Man of Tequila

Open Bar with Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

Join us on Open Bar with our special guests, the organizers of The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine Event. About the Event The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine (MBTC) is a tribute to the rich and colorful history of tequila and agave based spirits to celebrate and positively influence its present and future cultural, social … Read moreOpen Bar with Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine

Open Bar with Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance (TBNA)

Tonight, our guest is Quincy Barnes, organizer of the Texas Bar and Nightclub Alliance Convention. The Annual Convention for the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance (TBNA) will be held on August 7-8, 2016 in Austin, TX, at Brazos Hall. TBNA is an alliance of Texas bar and nightclub owners protecting its members by providing a … Read moreOpen Bar with Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance (TBNA)

Women In The Tequila Industry: Melly Barajas

When Judy Rivera sought to make her own brand of tequila, she was determined to find a master distiller whose views and outlook were similar to hers.  It wasn’t long before she found Carmen Lucia Barajas Cárdenas–“Melly” to her friends–and Sino Tequila was born. Melly Barajas always intended to be a Tequila Boss Lady.  After … Read moreWomen In The Tequila Industry: Melly Barajas

Open Bar #17 | Tromba Tequila

Join us as we talk to James Sherry of Tromba Tequila tonight! *Please Note* This is not a telephone call-in show. We will not answer our phones during the show. If you would like to participate in this show, please click here. Get updated Nom lists, special course offerings, news and reviews. Just enter your … Read moreOpen Bar #17 | Tromba Tequila