About Golden State of Cocktails: Golden State of Cocktails has established itself as the celebration of California’s diverse cocktail culture. From Napa Valley to San Diego and everywhere in between, GSC is the platform to showcase the state’s spirits and those who craft and serve them. The three-day festival celebrates the passion and ethos … Read more Alex Perez on the Golden State of Cocktails Event
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 more Embajador Proclaimed Tequila Producer of the Year!
Originally published September 30, 2002 Girasoles Restaurant premieres this month on the Southern California restaurant scene, specializing in authentic recipes from six different regions of Mexico. Like its name, which means “sunflower,” Girasoles is fresh, exciting and colorful, serving authentic dishes in a dining room accented by fresh flowers and beautiful decor. NORWALK, Calif., … Read more Girasoles Restaurant Premieres in Southern California
On The Road Again Unlike some tequilas, most of my moves have never been smooth–or without incident. For the better part of 18 years, I lived in New Mexico. After a year long stay in my home state of California, I moved my personal residence and headquarters to San Antonio, TX to helm the newly … Read more Tequila Aficionado Takes to The Open Road
In mid-August of 2014, the organizers of the 6th Annual Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine, which took place on October 11, 2014, graciously asked Tequila Aficionado Media CEO, Mike Morales, to participate as a judge. Their unique, take-at-home blind tequila tasting competition used the Tequila Matchmaker smartphone application to score and bestow awards. You can review … Read more Judging at The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine
The Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine Festival has announced the winners of their 2014 blind tasting. Blind tastings were conducted over the past month by judges from around the country and compiled using the Tequila Matchmaker App. Following are the winners of the Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine Festival: Blanco Winners Platinum = Fortaleza Gold … Read more Monterey Bay Tequila Fest Winners Announced
Captures gold and silver medals across contest categories… September 29, 2014, Del Mar, CA—Embajador Tequila Supreme añejo was awarded a gold medal from the longest running Mexican spirits competition in North America, the Spirits of Mexico. A panel of judges with over 300 years of experience between them also voted both Embajador Tequila Platinum Blanco … Read more Embajador Tequila Conquers California At Spirits of Mexico!
Part I of II Written by Chris Zarus of TequilaRack Tequila Brands and Producers Have Already Sailed Into the Sucker Hole For those new to the expression, a “sucker hole” is a colloquial term referring to a spate of good weather that “suckers” sailors into leaving port just in time for a storm to resume … Read more Change is at Hand for the Tequila Market, Part I
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
Mike Morales recently attended a great mixology event at Angel Stadium hosted by Camarena Tequila, featuring Joel Black of BlackLab Ventures. More on Camarena Tequila Coming Soon! Mike has a big article about the event in the works now so look for it here soon. In the meantime, see if you can find him here … Read more MLB Loves Camarena Tequila by M.A. “Mike” Morales