Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

2016 Brands of Promise Nominee Playlist

See all the reviews of the 2016 Brands of Promise Nominees in all categories!  

How To Use Tequila Aficionado Content to Market Your Agave Spirits

News, Reviews and Features on Your Brands With over 1,000 articles, nearly 700 video reviews, and three years of awards, Tequila Aficionado is a treasure trove of content perfect for marketing tequilas and mezcals.  And yet, few brands are using it to their advantage. Making History Tequila Aficionado began in 1999 and was the first […]

Blanco Friday Holiday Tasting Challenge

Get into the Holiday Spirit and Join The Blanco Friday Holiday Tasting Challenge November 25-December 24, 2016 30 Spirits in 30 Days   Stop the Madness! Fight the Black Friday and holiday madness by exercising your right to comfort and joy this holiday season with a great agave spirit every day! Black Friday is Now […]

Last Tequila Standing – A Groundbreaking Tequila Reality Show

  A Tequila Reality Show? In 2011, a group of television professionals sought to create the first tequila reality show.  They called upon the industry expertise of then journalist and Editor at Tequila Aficionado, Mike Morales.  When production began, just under 20 tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last Tequila Standing in the world’s […]

Learning From The Master – German Gonzalez

The tequila industry may not recognize their masters, but here at Tequila Aficionado, we know that we could never consider Germán Gonzalez, distiller of T1 Tequila and Tears of Llorona, any less than a Master at his art. Enjoy this intimate talk we had the pleasure of having with German Gonzalez when he took off […]

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 […]

20 Reasons Why USA Today’s Craft Tequilas List Failed

Let’s Review… In a previous post, I enumerated my reasons for  dreading my participation in USA Today’s 10 Best Craft Tequila list. In my experience, something inevitably goes awry with these sorts of “listicles,” and it usually starts with the editor. Contrary to the galloping propaganda disseminated by some press releases, there were no additional […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Muchote Tequila Reposado

Rick Levy and Mike Morales melt into gushing fanboys over Muchote Tequila Reposado. From the Website:  Muchote Reposado Premium Tequila, is made by Feliciano Vivanco y Asociados, in Los Altos, Arandas, Jalisco, Mexico. The Vivanco family have been agaveros, growing agave for five generations. The Vivanco 800 acre Los Altos farms are known for rich […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Giggling Marlin Tequila Reposado

Find Giggling Marlin Online JUST A LITTLE HISTORY ABOUT GIGGLING MARLIN… The oldest and original bar in Cabo San Lucas. The title “World Famous” is justified from the global activity and clientele that Cabo San Lucas see’s as it is known as a destination hot spot for vacationers. Patrons from all over the world have […]

Sipping off the Cuff | Pasote Tequila Anejo

Tasting Notes Añejo: Flavor of roasted agave for a harmonious aroma of vanilla and sweet coconut. The palate is decadently rich and velvety smooth, tasting predominantly of roasted oranges and cinnamon due to the long aging period. The finish is long, warm, toasty and sweet, but the agave always shines through in this bottle. About […]