*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. Have you heard about the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour? Every year, we take a little trip that allows us to create … Read more Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour – Mas Mexican Freetail Bats
You’re busy trying to get your brand out there to consumers. We get that. But did you know that we have lots of FREE ways for you to get your brand in front of our audience? You can check them out here, or just tune in to our next Monday evening Open Bar where … Read more Open Bar – Getting Your Brand Noticed
Winners Announced – Congratulations! It’s official! The 2015 Brands of Promise winners were announced last night in a LIVE webcast from San Antonio, Texas, and Pasadena, California. Alex, Mike, and Lisa were pleased to announce the winners of such a stellar and diverse selection of agave spirits. You can find the complete list of all … Read more Winners Announced – 2015 Brands of Promise
Our Dia de los Muertos Magazine Have you seen the Tequila Aficionado Dia de los Muertos Magazine? We’d like to extend a very special “Thank You” to the tequila and mezcal brands who took a chance on our outside-the-box idea of social media content creation for agave spirits brands. We enjoyed every opportunity to sip and share these brands through … Read more Have You Seen Our Dia de los Muertos Magazine?
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 more Bats Are Dying!
Save the date for the 5th Annual Austin Tequila Fest BENEFITING AUSTIN PETS ALIVE! Saturday, November 1st at 7pm Casa Chapala | 9041 Research Blvd, Austin, TX The Austin Tequila Fest is a cultural experience where agave lovers, enthusiasts, novices, and connoisseurs gather to learn, taste, and enjoy many 100% Agave spirits including tequila, mezcal, and … Read more 2014 Austin Tequila Fest
Blurred Lines Throughout Part 1, we employed the use of more adjectives and descriptors to define, describe and distinguish one booze from another in the same category, as well as to give the illusion that it is actually closer to another booze in the leading categories. Words like award-winning, artisanal, small-run, limited-production, hand-crafted, and boutique … Read more Craft Tequila–WTF Does THAT Mean? Part 2
Welcome Back, Old Friend On two separate occasions, Carlos Camarena, the third generation master distiller of El Tesoro de Don Felipe and the equally famous and classic Tequila Tapatío, stepped outside of Las Perlas mezcal and tequila bar in the heart of downtown Los Angeles to enjoy a cigarette. Taking in the scenery of a chilly … Read more Tequila Tapatío And The Source of Life