[Transportation, room and board were provided to M.A. “Mike” Morales by Embajador Tequila in order to research this article. No monetary compensation was received and no guarantee of a favorable article was given by M.A. ‘Mike” Morales or Tequila Aficionado Media. This article was written by, and is the opinion of, M.A. “Mike” Morales.] Remember … Read moreEmbajador Tequila: Rectifying the Situation
By now, many of you have seen or read the following story that first appeared in the Chinese press and was then regurgitated by the Mexican newspapers, followed by this video report concerning the alleged shutdown and supposed seizure of over a million liters of tequila at the Embajador distillery (NOM 1509) located in Atotonilco, Jalisco Mexico. … Read moreBullying in Tequila?
Certified Organic Tequilas The CRT has announced that it is going to become the certifying authority for organic tequilas. While preparing to film Sipping off the Cuff, we discussed what this could mean for the industry and raised some questions as to how this may affect smaller producers as well as the legitimacy of the … Read moreOrganic Tequilas To Be Certified By CRT
During Tequila Aficionado Media’s historic Dia de los Muertos Tequila Tour, Lisa Pietsch and I paid a visit to Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico. Before exploring the awesome depths of the caves and the formation of stalactites and stalagmites, we were also met with this alarming notice. Even though it’s the Mexican freetail bats that are … Read moreBats Are Dying!
Bestowed Gold and Silver Awards at the First Annual Bar Business Spirits Competition For Immediate Release! September 9, 2015, Austin, TX: On August 16, 2015, at the First Annual Bar Biz Spirits Competition held during the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention, Embajador Tequila was named Tequila Producer of the Year, capturing a gold medal … Read moreEmbajador Proclaimed Tequila Producer of the Year!
Announces Unprecedented Partnerships with Top Tequilas! For Immediate Release! August 26, 2015, San Antonio, TX: Beginning October 14-28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media takes to the open road accompanied by top tier tequilas destined for the Windy City of Chicago to celebrate the popular Día de los Muertos remembrance holiday. What began as a whimsical idea … Read moreTequila Aficionado Media Celebrates Día de los Muertos 2015 On The Road
First ever Tequila Reality Show kicks off on National Tequila Day! For Immediate Release! In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups had vied to be crowned the top Brand Of Promise(TM) in the world’s first broadcasted Tequila Reality Show. Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing July, 2015, San Antonio, TX: Starting July 24, 2015, National Tequila Day, 45 exclusive … Read moreTequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing
Has this ever happened to you? You go poking through your attic and by accident, you discover albums of black and white photos of your parents and grandparents from their younger days. Perhaps you’ve stumbled upon tattered journals and diaries from high school? Or, maybe bundled and frayed love letters or handmade cards from your kids? This same … Read moreTequila Treasures From The Vault
Awards Announced During a LIVE Google Hangout Telecast For Immediate Release! March, 28, 2015, San Antonio, TX—In an unprecedented live Google Hangout telecast, Tequila Aficionado Media (TequilaAficionado.com) unveiled its Second Annual 2014 Brands Of Promise™ Award winners in Tequila, Mezcal and several other agave related categories. A full list of Brands Of Promise™ winners can … Read moreTequila Aficionado Media Reveals 2014 Brands of Promise™ Winners!
What’s Wrong With This Picture? By now, many of you may have already seen both of these distasteful photos on Diddy’s Instagram account for his new venture with Diageo and DeLeón tequila that began in early 2014. Dressed in his trademark dark suit, Diddy attempts to sacrifice a blue agave piña while at the same time asking … Read moreDiddy Disses Tequila’s Jimadores….