Armero Tequila Week Preview

Armero Tequila Seven expressions? What can this mean? What evil magic is at work here?! It can be overwhelming to see so many expressions of one tequila and, truth be told, we were a bit overwhelmed when we unpacked the samples of Armero Tequila. But we’re always ready for a tequila related challenge and have … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Scorpion Mescal Espadin [Transcript]

Watch the original video review here MIKE: You are watching Sipping Off the Cuff at TequilaAficionado.com a part of Tequila Aficionado Media. I’m Mike Morales in San Antonio. That gentleman over there with the wild hairdo… RICK: Rick Levy in San Diego. MIKE: Rick is helping me out, helping us out, as we go through … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Anejo

From the Don Pilar Tequila Website: PRODUCTION NOTES ESTATE-GROWN BLUE AGAVE Don Pilar grows his agave on five private ranches in the Highlands of Jalisco near the town of San José de Gracia. AGED 18 MONTHS IN VIRGIN AMERICAN WHITE OAK The distinctive golden color and buttery, oak aroma of Don Pilar’s Añejo comes as … 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

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Reposado

Mike Morales and Rick Levy taste and discuss Don Pilar Tequila Reposado in this episode of Tequila Aficionado’s Sipping Off the Cuff.   From the Don Pilar Tequila Website: PRODUCTION NOTES ESTATE-GROWN BLUE AGAVE Don Pilar grows his agave on five private ranches in the Highlands of Jalisco near the town of San José de … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Alderete Tequila Anejo

From the Alderete Tequila Website: It is well documented that the best agave in the world come from “Los Altos de Jalisco” or “the Highlands of Jalisco.” It is in this region, some 7,200 feet above sea level, that Tequila Alderete takes great pride in growing the best Blue Weber Agave in world. Because of … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Alderete Tequila Reposado

From the Alderete Tequila Website: It is well documented that the best agave in the world come from “Los Altos de Jalisco” or “the Highlands of Jalisco.” It is in this region, some 7,200 feet above sea level, that Tequila Alderete takes great pride in growing the best Blue Weber Agave in world. Because of … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff: Embajador Reposado [Transcript]

See the original video review of Tequila Embajador Reposado here. Alex Perez: Hi there, I’m Alex Perez. Mike Morales: I am Mike Morales. Alex Perez: And you are watching Sipping off the Cuff on TequilaAficionado.com and we’re continuing our series. Mike Morales: Yes in Embajador which in Spanish means Ambassador.  Again it is a family … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Alderete Tequila Blanco

From the Alderete Tequila Website: It is well documented that the best agave in the world come from “Los Altos de Jalisco” or “the Highlands of Jalisco.” It is in this region, some 7,200 feet above sea level, that Tequila Alderete takes great pride in growing the best Blue Weber Agave in world. Because of … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Podcasts Available on iTunes

It’s here!  Tequila Aficionado Podcasts are now available on iTunes! Tequila Aficionado partners and Tequila Jockeys (TJs) taste and discuss Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Raicilla and all agave spirits on Sipping Off the Cuff, the longest running tequila tasting show (established 1999). Subscribe now and listen to all the best classic interviews and tastings as well … Read more