Demetrio Blanco Tequila Review, Take 2

Mike & Alex revisit @DemetrioTequila Blanco after major changes for the brand Click To Tweet   Sipping Off The Cuff™ Sipping Off The Cuff™ began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila review program. Sipping Off The Cuff(TM) is broadcast every Friday (and occasionally Tuesdays) on YouTube and … Read more Demetrio Blanco Tequila Review, Take 2

The Third Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience

Originally published November 2002 People are demanding higher quality tequila for their dollar,” declares Jeff Young, co-organizer of the Tequila Experience, and Music Director of local radio station and sponsor, 105.1 The Horizon. “So we’re giving them more tequilas, more food, and more information about the hottest selling spirit in the world!” The Third Annual … Read more The Third Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience

Girasoles Restaurant Premieres in Southern California

  Originally published September 30, 2002 Girasoles Restaurant premieres this month on the Southern California restaurant scene, specializing in authentic recipes from six different regions of Mexico. Like its name, which means “sunflower,” Girasoles is fresh, exciting and colorful, serving authentic dishes in a dining room accented by fresh flowers and beautiful decor. NORWALK, Calif., … Read more Girasoles Restaurant Premieres in Southern California

Mezcal: Good Drink, Bad Rap

Originally Published May 3, 2003 Mezcal is finally being treated like the class act it is, and it’s making its way north of the border. By Barbara Hansen, Times Staff Writer Oaxaca, Mexico — MEZCAL has a terrible image. It’s fiery stuff, real rotgut, with a worm floating in the bottom of the bottle — … Read more Mezcal: Good Drink, Bad Rap

Mexican Spirits and Beer are Mainstream in El Norte

Made In Mexico It didn’t take the North American Free Trade Agreement to get U.S. consumers to buy Mexican. Tequilas, brandies, liqueurs and beers from south of the border have been popular here for years. Nafta, a steadily growing Hispanic population and increasingly worldly consumers have helped grow these products even more dramatically in recent … Read more Mexican Spirits and Beer are Mainstream in El Norte

Tequila producers confident of gaining share of Asian market

Originally posted Jul 16, 2002 (El Financeiro/SABI via COMTEX) — Mexican tequila producers, some of whom are accompanying the governor of Jalisco, Francisco Ramirez Acuna, on an Asian tour, are confident that the economic growth and youthful population of the region make it a market of potentially large proportions for the drink. The industry recognizes … Read more Tequila producers confident of gaining share of Asian market

National Tequila Day Tips from Don Julio Tequila

National Tequila Day is July 24th and a favorite for many, but with this year’s celebration falling on a Friday, expect the festivities to be bigger than ever. To help stay spirited on this beloved day, and survive the morning after, below is a step-by-step guide provided by Don Julio Tequila (with additional tips from Tequila … Read more National Tequila Day Tips from Don Julio Tequila

2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™

  From the Tequila Aficionado Vault, June 2, 2002 Mike Morales and his team do it again, with the 2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™ the largest tequila tasting in the South West. A Night to Remember “The demand for more information after our inaugural show had been overwhelming, and this year’s event has … Read more 2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™

The Latest Tequila News

All the Tequila News That’s Fit to Drink! We’ve had so much going on here at Tequila Aficionado that we almost forgot to get our bi-weekly newsletters out to you. No…wait…yes, we did forget. So here’s a little Tequila News to catch you up in case you missed all the fun: Continuing with our exploration … Read more The Latest Tequila News

Interview with Sammy Hagar from Cabo Wabo Tequila

In March, Tequila Aficionado Magazine attended the 28th International Nightclub & Bar/Beverage Retailer Convention and Trade Show hosted by Restaurant Marketing Magazine. It was an incredible show to say the least. Among the many tequila companies represented, we had an opportunity to visit with Sammy Hagar from Cabo Wabo tequila. Tequila Aficionado: How do you … Read more Interview with Sammy Hagar from Cabo Wabo Tequila