La Leyenda Mezcal Special Issue 2022

From their innovative blockchain approach to their down-to-earth farming practices, Alejandro Sanchez and Tom O'Malley are taking agave spirits where they've never been before with La Leyenda Mezcal!
La Leyenda Mezcal is disrupting the industry with full term blue agave growth, support of the farmers and communities that create this exclusive non-smoky mezcal, and exclusive membership in a VIP lifestyle club like no other.
Read this special issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine to find out all about the launch of this amazing lifestyle brand.

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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

2022 Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine Special Issue

 

Celebrating The Tequila People's 11th Annual Monterey Bay Tequila and Cuisine event which is second-to-none for tequila lovers and one of the most reputable educational tasting events in the United States.

Whether you attend the event in person or virtually through Tequila Aficionado Magazine, this issue will allow you to browse their incredible line-up of tastings - including tasting sheets for you to make your own tasting notes, cultural performances, Latin inspired Mercadito, and delicious food.

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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

September 2022

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • Our Tasting Team
  • Collaboration over Competition
  • Madre Mezcal Launches ‘Desert Water’ Artisanal Mezcal-Based Canned Cocktails
  • Interview with Dave Dinius, Tequila Aficionado Catador
  • Our Latest Reviews
  • Cancion Tequila Extra Anejo Review
  • Interview with Jim Riley, Business Consultant
  • Malinalli Tequila Extra Anejo German Apple Cake Recipe
  • Our Upcoming Reviews
  • Carrera Blanco Tequila Review
  • Interview with Leticia Aceves Alvarez, Embajador Tequila
  • Mezcal Cocktails from Dos Hombres
  • September Nom List
  • Interview with Mena Jibran, Tanteo Tequila
  • Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
  • Peligroso Cinnamon Apple Crisp Recipe
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
  • Number JUAN Reposado Tequila Review
  • How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
  • The Tequila Aficionado Consumer Catador Course
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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

Special Issue: 2022 San Diego Tequila & Cuisine

First Annual San Diego Tequila & Cuisine (2022)
Inside this special issue, you'll find more information about The Tequila People, the organization known for it's annual Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine event. We'll tell you about their first annual San Diego Tequila & Cuisine event, profile the people involved and include a tasting notebook for all of the brands featured in this first annual San Diego event.

Featured in this Issue:

  • Crystal Mercado Murphy
  • Janna Lopez
  • Micah Murphy
  • Leon Gomez
  • Bibi LaMere
  • Shauna Ratliff
  • Jordan Caballero
  • Rachel Nicholls

Brands Featured in this Issue:

  • Alderete
  • Amatiteña
  • Arte Azul
  • Atanasio
  • Cabal
  • Calirosa
  • Cazcanes
  • Corralejo
  • Dame Mas
  • Dinastía Real
  • El Tequileño
  • Fortaleza
  • IZO Spirts: Tequila, Mezcal, Bacanora & Sotol
  • Juan de Leon
  • La Dueña
  • Los Arango
  • Marfanista
  • Máximo Imperio
  • MEXI Craft Tequila Seltzer
  • Mezcal Hacienda Oponguio
  • Mis Aguacates
  • Padre Azul
  • Romántico
  • Suave
  • Tres Aromas
  • Tres Toños
  • Vamonos Riendo Mezcal
  • Volcan de mi Tierra
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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

December 2022

Third Anniversary Issue

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: John Atanasio
  • The Tattoo Tequila Story
  • 2022 Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Winners
  • Carrera Reposado Tequila Review by Araceli Costilla Sharp
  • Tequila Truffles Recipe
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Ana Valenzuela
  • Bajarriba Plata Tequila Review by Bryce Taylor
  • Nocheluna Sotol and Lenny Kravitz Aim to Redefine Mexican Spirits
  • Our Tasting Team
  • Our Latest Reviews
  • Our Upcoming Reviews
  • Upcoming Podcasts
  • December Nom List
  • Hood River Distillers Sign Batanga Tequila
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Emily García Montiel
  • IZO Spirits Launches Sotol Reposado
  • Tequila Panettone Recipe
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Jack Limon
  • Juan lobo Anejo Tequila Review by Araceli Costilla Sharp
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Marie Sarita Gaytán
  • Dos Estaciones Movie Review
  • Tequila Partida Introduces Roble Fino by Bryce Taylor
  • Climate Change and Mezcal by Alvin Starkman
  • The Premiumization of the Tequila Industry by Daniela Baldenebro
  • Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
  • Horizontal Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Vertical Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
  • How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
  • The Tequila Aficionado Consumer Catador Course
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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

November 2022

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • Our Tasting Team
  • Our Latest Reviews
  • Our Upcoming Reviews
  • November Nom List
  • Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
  • Horizontal Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Vertical Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
  • How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
  • The Tequila Aficionado Consumer Catador Course
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Felipe de Herida
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Erika Vargas Flores
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Sonia Lopez
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Kirk Agostini
  • Maple Tequila Pumpkin Pie Recipe
  • Santo Diable Mezcal King Ranch Chicken Recipe
  • Bajarriba Plata Tequila Review
  • Number JUAN Tequila Extra Anejo Review
  • Getting the Most out of Mezcal
  • Carrera Blanco Tequila Review
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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

October 2022

Tequila Aficionado Magazine, October 2022

Bringing consumers and craft agave spirits like tequila, bacanora, mezcal, sotol and raicilla together since 1999 through www.TequilaAficionado.com and social media, Tequila Aficionado is now also available in it’s 3rd year as a print magazine!

The electronic (PDF) version is always FREE for Subscribers. Visit bit.ly/subscribeTAMag to subscribe today.

Tequila Aficionado Magazine is the ONLY direct-to-consumer magazine specifically for tequila, mezcal, sotol, bacanora and other agave spirits.

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • 2022 Brand of Promise Nominees
  • Women in the Tequila Industry by Lisa Pietsch
  • Our Tasting Team
  • Preview of Augie's of Santa Barbara
  • A Daring Adventure by Andres Garcia
  • Our Latest Reviews
  • Our Upcoming Reviews
  • Cranberry Orange Diva Tequila Scones Recipe
  • Cancion Tequila Extra Anejo Review
  • Puerco Pibil Recipe with Soltado Tequila
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Eric Zandona
  • Maestro Dobel Tequila Launches The Maestro Dobel 50 Line
  • Marqués de Casa Noble
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Sophie Decobecq
  • San Antonio Taco Rumble by Araceli Sharp
  • Change in the Wind by Alvin Starkman
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Gerardo López-Piña G of Antidoto Mezcal
  • October Nom List
  • Carrera Reposado Tequila Review
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Yahmed Torres
  • Mezcal Dogmatism by Alvin Starkman
  • Rico Austin Talks Glassware
  • Sunlit Agave Wine Cocktail
  • Tequila Zarpado Introduces RTD
  • Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

August 2022

Tequila Aficionado Magazine, August 2022

Bringing consumers and craft agave spirits like tequila, bacanora, mezcal, sotol and raicilla together since 1999 through www.TequilaAficionado.com and social media, Tequila Aficionado is now also available in it’s 3rd year as a print magazine!

The electronic (PDF) version is always FREE for Subscribers. Visit bit.ly/subscribeTAMag to subscribe today.

Tequila Aficionado Magazine is the ONLY direct-to-consumer magazine specifically for tequila, mezcal, sotol, bacanora and other agave spirits.

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • Publisher’s Note
  • San Diego Tequila & Cuisine
  • Margarita Cheesecake Recipe
  • Consumer Catador Course
  • August NOM List
  • Interview: Bernadette Guerrero of Mezcal Lixcho
  • Cancion Anejo Tequila Review
  • Interview: Bingo Richey of Rancho de La Luna Spirits
  • El Mayor Tequila Announces Limited-Edition Extra Añejo Port Cask Aged
  • Our Latest Reviews on YouTube
  • Upcoming Reviews at TequilaAficionado.com
  • Interview: Isis Ramirez Casa Ambar Tequila
  • Number JUAN Blanco Tequila Review
  • San Diego Spirits Festival
  • Interview: Francisco Javier Gonzalez Garcia Tequila Casa de los Gonzalez Board of Director’s of the Consejo Regulador del Tequila (CRT)
  • Arte Agave Events
  • Mijenta Gran Reserva Tequila Review
  • How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
  • Announcing Catedral Mi Padre Mezcal
  • Mezcal in the Global Spirits Market by Alvin Gary Starkman and Spike Mafford
  • Tequila Tasting Sheet
  • Horizontal Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Vertical Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
  • Our Team Members
  • Interview: Megan Capriccio of Vikera Tequila
Published:
Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

July 2022

Tequila Aficionado Magazine, July 2022

Bringing consumers and craft agave spirits like tequila, bacanora, mezcal, sotol and raicilla together since 1999 through www.TequilaAficionado.com and social media, Tequila Aficionado is now also available in it’s 3rd year as a print magazine!

The electronic (PDF) version is always FREE for Subscribers. Visit bit.ly/subscribeTAMag to subscribe today.

Tequila Aficionado Magazine is the ONLY direct-to-consumer magazine specifically for tequila, mezcal, sotol, bacanora and other agave spirits.

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Sergio Gutiérrez Torres
  • Comunidad Destilado de Agave Review
  • Mezcal de Pechuga Recipe Development
  • Our Tasting Team
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Humberto Ibarra Reyes
  • Gran Diamante Anejo Tequila Review
  • Our Latest Video Reviews
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: HP Eder
  • Cancion Reposado Tequila Review
  • Mezcal is Good for the Soul
  • Our Upcoming Video Reviews
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Elle France
  • Cazadores Blanco Review
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits: Bjørn Smalbro
  • The Tequila Diet Book Review
  • July Nom List
  • Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
  • Horizontal Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Vertical Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
  • Who’s Who in Agave Spirits index
  • How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
  • The Tequila Aficionado Consumer Catador Course
  • Chinaco Celebrates 50th Anniversary
  • CALIROSA Launches 5-Year Extra Anejo
  • 818 Tequila Converts Waste to Bricks
  • San Diego Spirits Festival
  • San Diego Tequila and Cuisine
  • Arte Agave Events Across the U.S.
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Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!

June 2022

In this issue of Tequila Aficionado Magazine:

  • Our Tasting Team
  • Interview with Alex Reymundo of Number JUAN Tequila
  • Our Latest Reviews
  • Our Upcoming Reviews
  • Interview with Jaclyn Jacquez of Don Cuco Sotol
  • Sunora Bacanora Blanco Review
  • Mijenta Tequila Launches New Expression
  • Interview with Ron White of Number JUAN Tequila
  • June Nom List
  • How to Use the Tequila Aficionado Scoring Sheet
  • Cancion Tequila Blanco Review
  • Tesla Tequila Was There Until It Wasn’t
  • Tequila Aficionado Tasting Sheet
  • Interview with Rich Espe of Number JUAN Tequila
  • Patsch Extra Anejo Tequila Review
  • San Diego Spirits Festival
  • Gran Diamante Reposado Tequila Review
  • Freshie Tequila Seltzer Released
  • Horizontal Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Vertical Flight Tasting Sheet
  • Lone River launches Ranch Rita
  • Tequila Aroma Wheel
  • How to Get Paid to Drink Tequila
  • The Tequila Aficionado Consumer Catador Course
Published:
Publisher: Lisa Pietsch

Learn all about tequila from field to glass and then get paid to share your love of agave spirits with others! Buy Them Both Now!