The Tequila 3 Ring Circus

The End of an Era The Tequila 3 Ring Circus is in Town. Click To Tweet Inspired by this poignant and heartfelt Facebook post by Tom Nall, the gregarious co-founder of Republic Tequila, and Empresario LLC:  The Tequila 3 Ring Circus is in Town A new circus has replaced “The Greatest Show on Earth.” Imagine … Read more

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

Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine is Back in Texas

A Triumphant Return to Tejas On this soggy and swampy St. Patrick’s Day, I was graciously invited to spend the afternoon at Sam’s Burger Joint by Mexican Moonshine creator and indie music rock star,  Roger Clyne.  He had arrived in Texas for a busy week of concerts at the famed music, media, film conference and festival, South … Read more

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Anejo

Cabo Wabo Anejo Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Anejo Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo … Read more

Sipping Off The Cuff: Cabo Wabo Reposado

Cabo Wabo Reposado Mike Morales and Alex Perez taste and discuss Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila, nominating it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Cabo Wabo Tequila was born in 1996 on the backroads of Guadalajara by legendary musician andtequila aficionado, Sammy Hagar. After searching for atequila exceptional enough to serve inside his cantinain Cabo … Read more

Founder’s Feature: Sammy Hagar & Cabo Wabo Tequila

Alexander Perez, Founder of Tequila Aficionado, interviews Sammy Hagar in this classic Founder’s Feature from the Tequila Aficionado vault. Sammy Hagar has since sold Cabo Wabo to Campari, but he continues to live the Cabo Wabo lifestyle that he describes in the interview.   Look for our reviews of Cabo Wabo tequilas Blanco, Reposado, Anejo … Read more

Distilleries and Tequila Brands (NOM List 5 May 2014)

“Oopsie!” at the CRT Remember when the last NOM List was released from the CRT and Cabo Wabo had mysteriously moved from Campari to Brown-Forman?  As it happens, it was a significant administrative error on the part of the CRT.  Cabo Wabo hasn’t moved.  Luckily, the folks at Campari were on the job all weekend … Read more

CRT Drops Ball, Campari Keeps Cabo Wabo

Cabo Wabo Moved to Brown-Forman? When we downloaded the 28 April NOM List from the CRT to update the Tequila Aficionado NOM List, we were shocked to find that Cabo Wabo Tequila had moved from Campari to Brown-Forman.  Naturally, we needed to discuss the state of affairs with other aficionados.  Luckily, Campari was on the ball. … Read more

NOM List: Tequila Brands List (28 Apr 2014)

Cabo Wabo moves from Campari to Brown-Forman- Get the 28Apr #tequila NOM List now. Click To Tweet While we understand that errors occur in the NOM List all the time, this particular change in the NOM List makes us stop and take notice.  Cabo Wabo tequila, formerly Sammy Hagar‘s baby until it was sold to … Read more

Salt, Liquor, Lime–A Tequila Flux Capacitor by M.A. “Mike” Morales

Tequila Aficionado Media on The Set Of Salt, Liquor, Lime Tequila Aficionado Media first made contact with the co-producers of Salt, Liquor, Lime in the Spring of 2013 via social media.  Once production was moved in late August to Southern California during a blistering heat wave, we were invited to join the cast and crew to exclusively record our experiences … Read more