Sipping off the Cuff: Sparkle Donkey Blanco with the Vinturi Aerator

Alex Perez and Mike Morales revisit the Sparkle Donkey Blanco with the Vinturi aerator. You might be surprised at the result!   Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.

Sipping off the Cuff – Sparkle Donkey Blanco

Alex and Mike review Sparkle Donkey Tequila Blanco: Now watch them taste the same tequila with the use of the Vinturi aerator! Click here! Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.

Portraits In Tequila–Alex Viecco of Montalvo Tequila…

Alex Viecco, CEO of award winning and triple distilled Montalvo tequila is a new hybrid of tequila brand owner. While he shares the passion of many of the family owned brands that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting, he has a keen business sense that comes from his many years in the financial planning industry. In … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff with Suerte Tequila

Alex Perez and Mike Morales review Suerte Tequila‘s Blanco, Reposado and Anejo. Suerte Tequila is a new brand out of Colorado that has a great story behind their logo and all the symbols that can be found on it.  Explore the symbolism on their website at www.drinksuerte.com. Also on Tequila Aficionado: Ryan Kelley reviews Suerte … Read more

Ken Austin and Avion Knock it Out of the Park with Avion Espresso

The Package The packaging was promising.  The bottle is a deep, earthy brown-black like those cups of coffee I enjoy every morning.  The lettering was white with gold trim, just enough bling to show they’d taken some pride in this product. The Open Alex’s Inspector Clouseau voice kept coming to mind as I broke the seal.  I removed … Read more

De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur

“The maple trees of the north and the agave from the south have French kissed while dancing the Salsa.” Lisa Pietsch (Quebecois, hockey and tequila lover) reviews her first taste of De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur (Reposado tequila with real Canadian Maple Syrup added). Read her full review by clicking here. Never miss and … Read more

Carlos Santana and Casa Noble

Carlos Santana shares his thoughts on the connection between his own history, Mexico and Casa Noble Tequila.  They don’t call it a “Spirit” for nothing. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.

Tequila Aficionado Media 2013

After a long hiatus during growth planning, Tequila Aficionado is expanding its reach.  We aren’t just an online magazine anymore.  In coming months, you’ll see Tequila Aficionado Media expanding its reach into all forms of media: print, electronic, radio, television… Look for exciting changes; expanded information, services and products; brilliant new articles; insightful new brand … Read more

The Evolution of the Tequila Bar by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales describes in a dynamic format with text, video, and photos, the evolution of the tequila bar from old Mexico to present day Santa Monica. Excerpt from The Evolution of the Tequila Bar: From the early 1930s to the late 1950s, Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema exposed the world to Los Tres … Read more

A Tequila Fact Most Don’t Want to Admit

Tequila newbs will often namedrop. It gives them away every time. A controversial sound bite from my upcoming dynamic article, The Evolution of The Tequila Bar, featuring Mercado restaurant and bar in the heart of Santa Monica, CA. Marco Antonio Ramos Monterrubio, the former manager of Mercado, reveals the one tequila fact that most don’t want to admit. … Read more