Skepticism and Terror In early June 2017, I was interviewed via email by VinePair’s conscientious staff writer, Nickolaus Hines, on whether I thought that mezcal could “…Grow its way to the Mainstream Without Losing its Roots.” Skepticism usually sets in whenever we’re approached for quotes by writers attempting to compose complex articles about the plight … Read moreTequila vs Mezcal: The Director’s Cut
If there’s one thing I love pairing with mezcals, it’s chocolate. When you find a great quality mezcal that can hold it’s own against a dark chocolate, pair it. The flavor combinations will open your palate to a whole new world of flavorful delights. Here are just a few suggestions for pairing with the Scorpion … Read moreMix Up a Good Time with Scorpion Mezcal and Mexican Chocolate
Watch the original video review here MIKE: You are watching Sipping Off the Cuff at TequilaAficionado.com a part of Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m Mike Morales in San Antonio. That gentleman over there with the wild hairdo… RICK: Rick Levy in San Diego. MIKE: Rick is helping me out, helping us out, as we go through … Read moreScorpion Espadin Mezcal Review [Transcript]
Take Your Tequila (Podcast) With You Just as you realize we aren’t sitting around all day drinking tequila (no, really, we aren’t), we realize you’re on the go too and that means you want to take your Tequila Aficionado Media with you. That’s why we’re bringing back the podcast! We’ve been knocking ourselves out over … Read moreNew Tequila Aficionado Podcast
Watch the original video review here MIKE: HI, I’m Mike Morales you’re watching Sipping Off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado, a part of Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m here in San Antonio and that gentleman over there is… RICK: Rick Levy in San Diego. MIKE: (laughing) Rick. Tonight, I’m so excited. We have been trying … Read moreScorpion Joven Blue Agave Mezcal Review [Transcript]
By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. Not to scare the bejesus out of mezcal aficionados, but the industry must be careful as the popularity of the spirit skyrockets, so as not to lose one of its hallmarks, that is the uniqueness of every lot distilled. We still hear and read that no two batches of (artisanal) … Read moreArtisanal Mezcal in Oaxaca 25 Years Hence: No Two Batches are Different
[From September 11 to October 2, 2016, Tequila Aficionado Media, sponsored by 34 expressions representing 21 brands, embarked on a monumental RV road show dubbed, The Heartland Tour. In these next passages, we recount the historic–and epic–highlights. *FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be … Read moreHail Cheesers!
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[From September 11 to October 2, 2016, Tequila Aficionado Media, sponsored by 34 expressions representing 21 brands, embarked on a monumental RV road show dubbed, The Heartland Tour. In these next passages, we recount the historic–and epic–highlights. *FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be … Read moreLos Osuna’s Dream Maker
Tequila Aficionado Exclusive Series We’ve had a special place in our hearts for the unsung heroines and muses in tequila for a very long time. After reading Ilana Edelstein’s The Patron Way, Mike & I felt it was time someone brought other women’s stories to light – and what better place to do that than … Read moreFrom Babes to Boss Ladies: Women & Tequila