Jessica’s Journey Interrupted Due to Hurricane Odile

I must interrupt my epic tequila journey with news of  Hurricane Odile By Jessica Arent   Anyone that knows me knows Cabo San Lucas is my home away from home. I find myself worrisome and agitated as I await word of the many I call “family” and “friend” who are unaccounted for and unreachable. Since Sunday … Read moreJessica’s Journey Interrupted Due to Hurricane Odile

Jessica’s Journey – Epic Marketing or Sauza History Lesson?

Epic Marketing or Sauza History Lesson? You Be the Judge Part 3 in Jessica’s Epic Journey By Jessica Arent, Tequila Aficionado Contributor My second day in Mexico was focused on the product and team brainstorming for a market launch. Believe me when I say Mel Gibson’s character in “What Women Want” wasn’t so far off … Read moreJessica’s Journey – Epic Marketing or Sauza History Lesson?

Honoring the Jimadores & One Famous Jimadora

Una Jimadora Famosa Continuing with our Quinceanera celebration, we pay homage to the jimadores and present the most famous jimadora ever, Senora Angelica Rivera, heroine of the telenovela Destilando Amor, singing Gaviota.   Tequila Distilleries & Brands Updated Our updated list of tequila distilleries and brands, the “Nom List”, as of 30 June 2014, is … Read moreHonoring the Jimadores & One Famous Jimadora

Founder’s Feature: Interview with Blair Salisbury of El Cholo Restaurants

Alexander Perez interviews Blair Salisbury of El Cholo Restaurants at their annual event in Pasadena. Alex Perez interviews Blair Salisbury of El Cholo Restaurants @ElCholoLA. Click To Tweet El Cholo Restaurants have been a part of LA since 1923 @ElCholoLA Click To Tweet       Find the El Cholo Family of Restaurants online here … Read moreFounder’s Feature: Interview with Blair Salisbury of El Cholo Restaurants

Alternative Margaritas in Response to the Lime Shortage

Alternative Margaritas Make the Lime Shortage a Non-Issue With the ongoing lime shortage and resulting high prices in fresh limes, people will need to get a bit more creative about their standard Memorial Day Weekend fare.  We’ve decided to dedicate this week to helping you make the most of your tequila this coming holiday weekend. Some … Read moreAlternative Margaritas in Response to the Lime Shortage

The Patron Way Wins Gold in the 2013 Brands of Promise

The Patron Way may have been the only book we reviewed at Tequila Aficionado last year, but it was worthy of nomination in the Tequila Aficionado 2013 Brands of Promise awards and definitely worthy of a gold medal.  As I mentioned in my original review, “The Patron Way is the tragic story of a thirteen-year … Read moreThe Patron Way Wins Gold in the 2013 Brands of Promise

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us at Tequila Aficionado! We’ve been working on the Tequila Aficionado relaunch since March 2013.  Though we’ve come a long way from our initial launch in 1999, we still have even bigger plans for growth this year. If you thought we produced a lot of information last year, just … Read moreHappy New Year!

Alcohol May Reduce Men’s Heart Risk

Study Shows Moderate Drinking Cuts Risk of Heart Disease in Men by 51% By Kathleen Doheny, WebMD Health News Nov. 18, 2009 — Regular consumption of alcohol — beer, wine, or hard liquor — reduces the risk of heart disease in men by a third or more, according to a new Spanish study. Regular consumption of alcohol reduces … Read moreAlcohol May Reduce Men’s Heart Risk

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My Quest for a Universal Frozen Margarita Recipe

By Ryan Kelley | 07.24.12 Over the last month I’ve been developing and testing a recipe for frozen margaritas. I just published my findings at Examiner.com. Cocktails are what the Examiner readers want, especially today—Happy National Tequila Day! But for you, my fellow tequila-sippers and adventurous explorers of agave spirits, I thought you might like … Read moreMy Quest for a Universal Frozen Margarita Recipe