Tequila Aficionado Media Hits the Trail for the 2017 Wild Wild West Tour

Wrangles Agave Spirit Brands of Promise for History Making Promotional Roundup For Immediate Release! SAN ANTONIO, TX, UNITED STATES, October 3, 2017 Like the early settlers of the frontier, Tequila Aficionado Media goes west.  Driving a prairie schooner (actually, a travel trailer) loaded with distilled agave spirits—26 brands with 58 distinct expressions in all–to share … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Media Mounts Up for its 2017 Wild Wild West Tour

Tequila Aficionado Media Mounts Up for its 2017 Wild Wild West Tour Wrangles Agave Spirit Brands of Promise for October Promotional Roundup For Immediate Release! July, 2017, San Antonio, TX— Beginning October 1, 2017, Tequila Aficionado Media pulls up stakes for the Wild Wild West promotional road tour touting its past and present Brand Of … Read more

Wild Wild West Tour FAQs

Who’s going? In the RV, we’ll have Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch. Brands that are going will be announced on our Instagram and Twitter, as they commit. What does it cost? The Early Bird Price (prior to June 14) is $300 per expression.  If we have room on the tour, we may open registration again … Read more

What is a Tequila Aficionado Tour?

What is a Tequila Aficionado Tour? Tequila Aficionado Tours were created in 2015 by Lisa Pietsch and Mike Morales as a cooperative marketing program for Brands of Promise© that might not be able to finance huge end-of-year publicity pushes. By sharing the cost of a massive campaign among all the participating expressions, we’ve been able … Read more

The El Cholo Cafe Tequila Tour

A Southern California Tradition Pasadena, California’s landmark El Cholo Cafe Restaurant’s Tequila Tour has been a major community event for the past 17 years.  Commemorating its 94th year serving authentic Mexican cuisine to Southern California, the October 27, 2017 edition was destined to be special. Also in 2017, Tequila Aficionado was celebrating its 18th anniversary … Read more

Tomorrow We Ride! #WildWildWest2017

It’s time for the…   We’re packing up and getting ready to ride for some spectacular brands this year.  Here’s what our tour itinerary looks like, barring any unforeseen adventures.  It’ll be a nonstop month of tequila and mezcal fun! Follow #WildWildWest2017 Follow us on Facebook HERE for all of our LIVE broadcasts.  Follow us … Read more

Tequila Aficionado: Where It All Began

In the Beginning, There Was Only Audio On October 27, 2017, Tequila Aficionado Media celebrated its 18th anniversary with an invitation-only VIP tasting at the site of the very first Sipping Off The Cuff© podcast— The iconic El Cholo Cafe in Pasadena, California. As the crowning jewel of 2017’s Wild Wild West Tour, El Cholo … Read more

The Double Life of Dos Almas Tequila

Double Life Emilio De Soto is not only the Maestro Tequilero of overproof tequila Dos Almas blanco and its stablemate, Dos Almas Cinnamon Liqueur, but he is also the founder of a sportswear company. Following a severe surfing accident, Emilio was inspired by water polo competitors and swimmers while enduring his own grueling physical therapy.  … Read more

DesMaDre Tequila at Sol Cocina

DesMaDre Tequila Makes Magic at Sol Cocina  California Cool View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tequila Aficionado Media (@tequilaaficionado) On a sunny Saturday afternoon, Southern Californians love to eat out and grab a few cocktails.  And there’s no place trendier than the famed Sol Mexican Cocina. It was the Newport Beach location where … Read more

Glass Bottom Spirits: At the End of Good Tequila

What’s at the End of Every Good Tequila? In the agave spirits soaked Southern California market, no distributor works harder or smarter than owner Humberto Ibarra, importer and distributor at Glass Bottom Spirits. Co-founded with his cousin, attorney Arturo Lomeli Ibarra in December of 2012, Glass Bottom Spirits was established with a single vision and purpose– … Read more