Posts Tagged ‘tequila’

NOM 199 Will Bring the Tequila & Mezcal Apocalypse

[This editorial (with my comments) is inspired by the following video on the dastardly NOM 199 currently in review in Mexico.  Please, take a few moments to view this easy-to-follow video, then, feel free to share it among your friends, family, colleagues and cohorts. Afterwards, go here to sign the petition and unifying statement against […]

Women In The Tequila Industry: Marie Sarita Gaytán

Ever wonder how Tequila got to be “The Spirit of Mexico?” Dr. Marie Sarita Gaytán explains how in her landmark book, Tequila!  Distilling the Spirit of Mexico.  While we’ve interviewed other Tequila Boss Ladies who have a hand in producing their own brands, this tequila and mezcal researcher, who is also an Associate Professor at the University of […]

Tequila Aficionado Podcast

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 […]

Open Bar with Nocaut Reserva Tequila

Join Mike & Lisa on Open Bar with Nocaut Reserva Tequila – a former champion that has come out of retirement for a comeback!   Don’t be fooled by imitators! This is the original Nocaut Tequila from NOM 1459. If you see a Nocaut from NOM 1499, RUN FROM IT! Click To Tweet Find Nocaut […]

Open Bar with Senor Rio Tequila

Join us this evening as Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch talk with the founders of Senor Rio Tequila about their tequila and other products they’re bringing to market from the Senor Rio family. Jonathan Gach and Debbie Medina, co-founders of Jalisco International Imports, Inc., met in business and they first built a friendship which turned […]

Women In The Tequila Industry: Graciela González Cortes

The latest Tequila Boss Lady to join our gallery of famed Women In The Tequila Industry is Graciela González Cortes of the family owned El Mayor tequila. More than just her family’s brand ambassador, she is also a co-owner of Destiladora González González (NOM 1143) and a fourth generation Master Distiller herself. Over 125 years of […]

Open Bar #6 Andres Garcia of Embajador Tequila

Open Bar #6 During Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar #6, Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch talk to Andres Garcia of Embajador Tequila about his recent visit to the USA Trade Tasting in New York City, his Level 3 Catador class with Ana Maria Romero Mena, and how he is expanding his brand’s market footprint. Visit Embajador Online […]

Open Bar with Andres Garcia of Embajador

Join us for Open Bar #6 with Embajador Tequila on Monday! Monday evening at 7pm Central, Andres Garcia will be joining Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch for a chat about Embajador Tequila.  Andres has been hard at work at some recent big shows, just returned from a visit to Mexico to take the famed class from […]

Open Bar #5 | Bradley Large of Del Bravo Imports

In our 5th Open Bar show, Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch talk with Bradley Large of Del Bravo Imports. Some of the topics include the Route 66, Diva, Penasco, and Del Bravo Tequilas as well as how Del Bravo separates their brands from the rest. Del Bravo Tequila: Del Bravo on Facebook Open Bar with […]

De La Tierre Maple Tequila Scones Recipe

 The Tequila Test Kitchen is Always Open We do a lot more cooking with tequila than we actually let on and it seems we should be sharing a lot more of our recipes with you. A few brands, like De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Tequila and Diva Tequila, have opted in to our Tequila Test […]

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