Posts Tagged ‘CRT’

New NOM List of Tequilas/Distilleries (15Sep2014)

Download the updated Tequila Nom List for 15Sep2014 at Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet The Tequila NOM List Each of our tequila NOM Lists contains the names and information of current brands and tequila distilleries as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by the CRT. Pinpointing […]

New Tequila NOM List (Dated 26Aug2014)

Download the updated Tequila Nom List for 26 August 2014. Click To Tweet The Tequila NOM List Each of our tequila NOM Lists contains the names and information of current brands as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by the CRT. Pinpointing your treasure bottles has […]

New NOM List (19 August 2014) Becomes Tequila Adventure

Administrative Adventures With The Tequila NOM List The 19 August 2014 NOM List provided by the Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT) proved to be quite an afternoon adventure for us at Tequila Aficionado Media. New Privacy Laws Affect NOM List First we noticed the “Representante” (Representative) column was missing as well as the “Titular” (Brand […]

Tequila Nom List (14 July 2014)

Download the updated Tequila Nom List for 14 July 2014. Click To Tweet Each of our NOM Lists contains the names and information of current brands as well as those that have previously appeared on NOM lists but have since been dropped by the CRT. Pinpointing your treasure bottles has never been easier! Please understand […]

Craft Tequila–WTF Does THAT Mean? Part 2

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 […]

Craft Tequila: WTF Does THAT Mean? Part 1

An interesting question crossed my desk concerning the term craft as it relates to tequila. This person asked… “The one thing I am finding is the definition of ‘craft’ is all over the place. What does craft mean to you?  Do you think it is based on the method, quantity, who makes it or maybe […]

Tequila Distilleries and Brands (NOM List 2 June 2014)

More interesting goings-on at the CRT lately! When the lists were released on the 26th, somebody uploaded the wrong file to the CRT website.  Apparently, it went unnoticed by CRT desk jockeys for a week before they fixed it.  But they did fix it. And then the next day, the released a whole new NOM […]

Change is at Hand for the Tequila Market, Part I

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 […]

Founder’s Feature: CRT Interview

Tequila Aficionado Founder, Alex Perez’s classic interview (2010) with a member of the CRT. The Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT), A. C., is an inter professional organization comprising all actors and production staff associated with the Tequila production. The aim of the CRT is to promote the culture and quality of this beverage that has […]

Romero Mena in the agave fields.

Women In The Tequila Industry: Ana Maria Romero Mena by M.A. “Mike” Morales

In the 2010 industry classic special report entitled Tequila Appreciation for USA Today, it listed five tequila trends to watch.  Here, we’re focusing on one of them… The role of women in the tequila industry. The report predicted that more women, in particular Latina/Hispanic women with family ties to agave growers and tequila producers, would […]

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