Posts Tagged ‘organic’

The BIG Business of Kosher Tequila, Part I

[An urgent text message about Kosher tequilas from an agave beverage manager at a thriving new bar in New York City, and the resulting questions raised from research into this misunderstood market from all points–tequila and mezcal brand owners, consumers, and rabbinical representatives of the Jewish faith–prompted me to finally discuss the positive, often flawed, and vastly under served kosher tequila […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: One With Life (OWL) Tequila Blanco

In this episode of Sipping off the Cuff, Mike & Alex taste and discuss organic One With Life (OWL) Tequila Blanco.   About One with Life Tequila One with Life Tequila (OWL) is part of a philosophy aligned with living a mindful and balanced life.  Grown and produced in an organic farm and distillery system […]

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Thank GAD for Gracías A Dios Mezcal

[Long before the general public does, Tequila Aficionado Media often gets tipped off about new agave spirits brands that will be entering the market.  One such tip was for Gracías A Dios (GAD) mezcal.  We had no idea that we would bump into them during the San Antonio Cocktail Conference in mid- January, 2015.  Of course, we […]

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The Montelobos Mezcal Project

[After The San Antonio Cocktail Conference held in January, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media caught up with Dr. Iván Saldaña, producer of the upstart mezcal, Montelobos, a partnership project with the makers of Milagro tequila.  A featured speaker during the conference, here’s our in-depth discussion held at the bar of the lavish Westin Riverwalk Hotel.] La Anatomia del Mezcal In Dr. […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Real Gusto Organic Tequila Anejo

Tasting Real Gusto Organic Anejo Tequila Mike and Alex enjoyed Real Gusto Organic Tequila Anejo so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Real Gusto Tequilas are now available in Texas.  Read more here. Real Gusto Organic Anejo: Recommended by Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet     Real Gusto is made […]

Sipping Off The Cuff: Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado

Tasting Real Gusto Organic Reposado Tequila Mike and Alex enjoyed Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado so much they nominated it for the 2014 Brands of Promise Awards. Real Gusto Tequilas are now available in Texas.  Read more here. Real Gusto Organic Tequila Reposado: Recommended by Tequila Aficionado. Click To Tweet   Real Gusto is made […]

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 […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Hacienda del Sol Reposado

Mike Morales & Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado taste and discuss Hacienda del Sol Reposado, a 2013 Brands of Promise Nominee. Follow Hacienda del Sol on Twitter here. Friend Hacienda del Sol on Facebook here.   Have you tried Hacienda del Sol? Tell us about it in the comments below or feel free to leave […]

Sipping off the Cuff: Ekeco Organic Tequila

When we restructured Tequila Aficionado this year, we found some amazing podcasts that had never been heard before. As we all know, life sometimes gets in the way and a few of Mike and Alex’s podcasts slipped through the cracks. NO MORE! Every Tuesday is Throwback Tuesday until we’ve released all of those great previously […]

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