Gracias a Dios Mezcal Gracias a Dios is a double distilled mezcal, 100% artisanal, handmade with “piñas” from espadín agave and other varieties, ground and fermented in our own palenque in Santiago Matatlán, Oaxaca, honoring fair trade with the help of maestro mezcalero Oscar Hernández Santiago.With a strong, aromatic and balanced flavor, this spirit is … Read moreSipping Off The Cuff: Gracias a Dios Mezcal Espadin Reposado
Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch reveal the full list of nominees for the 3rd Annual Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards. About the Brands of Promise Awards The Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Awards began in 2013 as our response to a secondary industry that has sprouted up around awards programs in … Read moreOpen Bar Show #3 – 2015 Brands of Promise Preview
Welcome to our National Margarita Day episode of Tequila Aficionado’s weekly Open Bar show! This week, our hosts M.A. “Mike” Morales and Lisa Pietsch had the pleasure of hosting Javier Martinez of JLP Craft Margaritas. JLP Craft Margarita: 12 oz.can featuring JLP Blanco Tequila. 9% alcohol, non-carbonated. Flavors: Golden Lime, Strawberry-Lime & Pomegranate. See more … Read moreOpen Bar Show #2 with JLP Craft Margaritas
Open Bar Happy Hour Are you ready for this? On Monday, February 8, 2016, Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch broadcast live in a first of its kind tequila talk show called “Open Bar“. We’ll be tasting FUBAR Tequila so be sure to get your bottle and be ready to talk about it! While we’re tasting … Read moreJoin Us for Our First Open Bar This Monday!
First ever Tequila Reality Show kicks off on National Tequila Day! For Immediate Release! In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups had vied to be crowned the top Brand Of Promise(TM) in the world’s first broadcasted Tequila Reality Show. Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing July, 2015, San Antonio, TX: Starting July 24, 2015, National Tequila Day, 45 exclusive … Read moreTequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing
Tequila Branding If you are a start up tequila brand on a tight budget, how can you still be perceived as a player in your field when you don’t have deep pockets? This Beverage Trade Network article shares several ways to optimize small marketing budgets to support your retailers and build your brand. You might be implementing a lot of these … Read moreTequila Branding–Ain’t Nobody Got Time Fo’ Dat
We don’t actually sit around drinking tequila all day, but that’s what a lot of people think we do. There’s a lot of effort behind the scenes that goes into producing content for Tequila Aficionado. One important thing is producing episodes of Sipping Off The Cuff. Let me tell you a little about that. … Read moreWe Just Sit Around Drinking Tequila All Day
Tequila Aficionado Magazine Tequila Aficionado Magazine began as a direct-to-consumer online magazine in 1999 and run single-handedly by founder, Alexander “Alex” Perez. The online magazine went through several incarnations and design changes over the years but what remained the same was Alex’s passion for Mexican spirits: Tequila, Mezcal and Sotol. In 2000, Alex met M.A. … Read moreTequila Aficionado Celebrates 15th Anniversary!
Mike & Alex showing their C.O.O. some love: More Monday Madness bloopers at Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet Monday Madness Monday Madness was created as a blooper by-product of our production process for the Tequila Aficionado exclusive video program, Sipping off the Cuff. When M.A. “Mike” Morales and Alexander “Alex” Perez get together, whether in … Read moreMonday Madness: Giving Lisa Some Love
One of the benefits of working at Tequila Aficionado is that we’re often privy to tequila scuttlebutt. When I heard whispers that Mary Clemente, boss lady of Jurado Tequila, was working on something with well-travelled celebrity Chef Grant MacPherson, I had to know more. It isn’t just about the tequila for me. My interest lies … Read moreReview of Grant MacPherson’s Word of Mouth by Lisa Pietsch