Special Feature: Riedel Glassware Care

Riedel glassware care for tequila aficionados, courtesy of Rick Thibault Levy and M.A. “Mike” Morales.   We’re all about using fine glassware to enjoy our tequilas to the fullest but washing Riedel glasses after a tasting can have you not-so-happily singing 99 Riedel glasses on the wall and counting down as the delicate buggers shatter … Read more

Special Feature: Tasting Tequila with the Riedel Ouverture Tequila Glass

Mike Morales and Alex Perez discuss the history of the Riedel Ouverture Tequila Glass, how it came to be, and the commonly accepted method of nosing and tasting tequila with the Riedel Ouverture Tequila Glass. About the Tequila Glass This elegant slender glass has a lengthy stem and is designed to lift fine Tequila to … Read more

Gourmet Fest of Café des Artistes with the participation of Riedel and Casa Noble

Originally Published in Tequila Aficionado 2002 For a second time the “Gourmet Fest of Café des Artistes” will be presented by Mr. Thierry Blouet and Mr. Phillipe Según as a gastronomic event. To be enjoyed during the fest a sample of the menu from Restaurant Café des Artistes, which has been given the unique places … Read more

Riedel launches The Tequila Glass

From the Tequila Aficionado Vault Nov 27, 2001   Riedel Crystal, Quinta Real Hotel & Casa Noble Tequila host a private presentation of the official Tequila Glass as selected a few weeks ago in Austria. George Riedel (10th Riedel Generation) discovered that the shape of the glass should be determined by the content, the correct … Read more

Germán González and The Riedel Tequila Glass

In this segment, Germán González, distiller of T1 Tequila Uno and Tears of Llorana, explains why the Riedel Ouverture glass (now part of Riedel’s Vinum collection) is ideal for tequila tasting. He demonstrates the right way and the wrong way to hold the glass, and details why it is so effective a tool when enjoying his exquisite tequilas. … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Holiday Gift Guide

Let the spirit of the season, the agave spirit that is, guide you in your gift giving! Tequila Aficionado offers you a great portfolio from which to choose select gifts for the tequila, mezcal, bacanora or agave spirit lover on your gift list. Browse the following gifts available for online ordering, and enjoy the opportunity … Read more

Revel Avila Anejo Review [Transcript]

ALEX: You’re watching Sipping off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado dot com. I’m Alex Perez in Southern California. MIKE: I’m Mike Morales. ALEX: With the clicker! MIKE: I’m the clapper. Get to the clapper! (laughing) Tonight, we are having … It’s a desmadre in your mouth. ALEX: We’re continuing our adventures with an avila product. … Read more

Revel Avila Reposado Review [Transcript]

ALEX: You’re watching Sipping off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado.com. I’m Alex Perez in Southern California. MIKE: I’m Mike Morales, I’m losing my mind here in San Antonio. ALEX: Mike. You having agave problems? MIKE: I´m having – These are agave problems. #agaveproblems ALEX: Agave desmadres? MIKE: Agave desmadres. We’re having Revel Avila. If you’ve … Read more

Revel Avila Blanco Review [Transcript]

In case you haven’t had time to watch the full review of Revel Avila Blanco, we’ve shared a replay along with a full transcript.     [Tweet “Sipping Off the Cuff | Revel Avila Blanco [With English Transcript] – Revel Avila is a 100% Blue Agave Spirit Crafted in Morelos, Mexico”] ALEX: You’re watching Sipping … Read more

David Reyes Tequila Review (2010) [Transcript]

Editor’s Note: Originally recorded in 2010 (8 years ago).  For many years, this tequila simply was not available in the United States unless you received it hand-delivered by David Reyes himself.  Paul Wann discovered Tequila David Reyes last year in a favorite watering hole in Peoria, Illinois.  Since then, he’s convinced David Reyes to allow … Read more