Buy Stolzle Jarritos

By special arrangement with Chisholm Trail Crafts Glasses, students of the Tequila Aficionado Catador Course may purchase the Stolzle Jarrito for tequila or mezcal from Chisholm Trail Crafts Glasses for the special price of $24 each (regular price $29). Shipping costs range from $10-18 in the USA, depending on the size of your order. All … Read more

Chisholm Trail Crafts | Jarrito Tumbler Tasting Notes

Tasting notes submitted to Chisholm Trail Craft Glasses for the prototype of Stolzle’s jarrito tumbler, a proposed vessel designed to exclusively appreciate agave spirits. *** JARRITO TUMBLER TASTING NOTES   Mr. Romeo Hristov from Chisholm Trail Crafts, Incorporated, has asked me to test a prototype of the Jarrito tumbler for tequila/agave spirits produced by Stölzle … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Magazine, September 2020

Tequila Aficionado Magazine, September 2020 After 20 years of bringing consumers and craft agave spirits like tequila, mezcal, sotol and raicilla together, Tequila Aficionado is now a print magazine. The electronic (PDF) version is always FREE for Subscribers. Visit to subscribe today. Tequila Aficionado Magazine is the ONLY direct-to-consumer magazine specifically for tequila, mezcal, sotol, … Read more

2019 Brands of Promise

Download the full list of 2019 Brands of Promise Nominees and Winners HERE. Medal Category   Blanco Tequila Platinum Rayador Cutwater Blanco (NOM 1110) 80 proof; 40% ABV; non-Kosher Gold Number Juan (NOM 1531) 80 proof; 40% ABV; non-Kosher Gold Yeyo Tequila (NOM 1414) 80 proof; 40% ABV Silver El Rey (NOM 1123) 80 proof; … Read more

G4 Anejo Tequila Review [Transcript]

Felipe Camarena’s G4 Tequila MIKE: Hello there. I´m Mike Morales, you´re watching Sipping off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado Media. I´m here in San Antonio. That gentleman laughing at me is…. RICK: Rick Levi, in San Diego. MIKE: Sorry I caught myself off guard. How do I do that? RICK: (laughing) MIKE: Rick, you and I … Read more

G4 Reposado Tequila Review [Transcript]

We hope you’ll enjoy this replay of our Sipping Off the Cuff with G4 Tequila Reposado along with the new full transcript in English. MIKE: Hi, you are watching Sipping Off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado Media. All of our platforms are right in front of you. I´m Mike Morales in San Antonio. That young … Read more

G4 Blanco Tequila Review [Transcript]

MIKE: Hi you’re watching Sipping off the Cuff on Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m Mike Morales here in San Antonio. That young man over there is…   RICK: Rick Levi, in San Diego.   MIKE: Rick and I have the distinct, I think we’re the only tasters in the country that have had the pleasure of tasting … 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

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

Open Bar | Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses

Artisinal Glasses Made for Artisinal Spirits Mike Morales interviews Romeo Hristov of Chisolm Trail Crafts Glasses, makers of fine tequila glassware, on this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar.     Chisolm Trail Crafts: LUXURY HANDCRAFTED TEQUILA & MEZCAL GLASSES       Chisholm Trail Crafts’ Glasses (CTC Glasses) is a small Texas company specializing … Read more