From Babes to Boss Ladies: Women & Tequila

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 more

Sipping off the Cuff | Kimo Sabe Mezcal Reposado

Find Kimo Sabe Online Kimo Sabe Mezcal Reposado: Rubedo Flavor notes: Rounded elegance Roasted Almond Madagascar Vanilla Shaved toasted coconut Honey chamomile tea Christmas Spice finish Story of alchemy and it’s use with our mezcal Kimo Sabe is muse to one’s imaginings, the start of a dream journey; Potentially an alchemical transformation as liquid turns … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Kimo Sabe Mezcal Joven

Find Kimo Sabe Online Kimo Sabe Mezcal Joven: Albedo Flavor notes: Creamy smooth Hints of fresh grass Multi-dimensional smoke notes – extremely well-balanced Slow roasting ham Chipotle Roasted pepper Hint of white pepper Semi-sweet chocolate Lemon Citrus Lemon Balm Floral notes of chamomile Sweet peppery agave finish Story of alchemy and it’s use with our … Read more

Tequila: A Global History by Ian Williams

There are few books on the subject of Tequila that are considered classics.  The Book Of Tequila by the late, great Bob Emmons, stands out as the most essential for any student of agave spirits. I consider Emmons the first, true Tequila Journalist.  He was the first American author to demystify the much maligned Mexican … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Barril Karwinski (aka Madre Cuixe)

Find Scorpion Mezcal Online Scorpion Mezcal is an award-winning family of 100% Agave distilled spirits, made in Oaxaca, one of the official and traditional homes of mezcal making in Mexico.

Sipping Off the Cuff | Scorpion Mezcal Tobala

Find Scorpion Mezcal Online Scorpion Mezcal is an award-winning family of 100% Agave distilled spirits, made in Oaxaca, one of the official and traditional homes of mezcal making in Mexico.

Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour – Mas Mexican Freetail Bats

*FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be vetted as Brand of Promise Nominees and paid a nominal fee to be on the tour. Have you heard about the Tequila Aficionado Heartland Tour? Every year, we take a little trip that allows us to create … Read more

Women In The Tequila Industry: Kim Brandi

No other Tequila Boss Lady to date inspires more compassion and empathy from women, colleagues, and tequila connoisseurs alike than Kim Brandi. Although surrounded by swirling controversy from constant legal–and very public–battles over the much sought after juice and painted skulls of her brainchild, KAH–Day of the Dead Tequila, she continues to move forward. This … Read more

Tequila Aficionado’s Tequila & Mezcal Road Show, Part 3

[From October 14 to October 28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media, accompanied by 33 expressions representing 19 brands, embarked on an epic RV road show christened, The Dia de los Muertos Tequila & Mezcal Tour.  In these next passages, we recount the historic–and hysteric–highlights.]  Church, Tacos, and Tequila With Roger Clyne Phoenix, Arizona One of the … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff: Los Osuna Agave Spirit Anejo

https://youtu.be/I42MrUjeZH8   Los Osuna Agave Spirit Aged in tradition Los Osuna Blue Agave Spirits is a truly unique product that comes from the State of Sinaloa in Mexico. It is made with the same care and historical attention to detail that the Osuna family has refined since the late 1800s. Old school processing combined with … Read more