What’s New The Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance Convention successfully launched its first annual event at the Radisson Hotel & Suites in downtown Austin on August 10-11, 2014. Primarily a show that serves the spirits industry (or trade) in Texas, for us at Tequila Aficionado Media, it was a chance to visit with new brands, products … Read more
Roca Patron Hits The Road All across the country, in carefully selected cities where the beautiful people roam like Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Miami, and San Francisco, the Patrón PR machine (which spent a reported $34.1 million in measured media in 2013), is rolling out its new Roca Patrón line of tequilas. Here in … Read more
Happy Birthday To Us! In addition to celebrating M.A. “Mike” Morales’ birthday today, we are also kicking off our very own quinceanera celebration as Tequila Aficionado turns fifteen this month! Join us as we celebrate by pulling out all the stops with some fantastic new content! [vasaioqrcode] Never miss an article or review again … Read more
Tequila Aficionado Media covers North America’s premier agave spirits tasting event – Spirits of Mexico Since a picture says a thousand words, Rick Thibault Levy, Tequila Aficionado’s correspondent to the 2013 Spirits of Mexico show, took plenty – along with some great video (video coming soon). For your viewing enjoyment, we present the 2013 Spirits … Read more
According to the earliest historical documentation, on a hot and dusty August 7, 1873, the first registered exportation of tequila, three and a half barrels of vino mezcal, traveled by ox cart from the small town of Tequila, through El Paso del Norte, present day Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. It’s final destination was the oldest capital … Read more
Step Up To The Plate The invitation read, “Step Up To the Plate With Camarena Tequila.” The location–Angel Stadium Diamond Club, Anaheim, CA. The time–Major League Baseball’s Opening Week. The activities would include a private stadium tour, Camarena Tequila tasting, an interactive tequila cocktail demonstration, and Southwest style bites. Having grown up about 40 minutes … Read more
Highlights from A Taste of Tequila and Tamales by the Bay event in San Francisco and the Tequila Rocks! competition, sponsored by Casa Noble. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.
Clayton and Kent discuss the level of tequila consumer knowledge and education in the Pacific Northwest for TequilaAficionado.com. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.
By Alexander Perez | 08.06.11 OnFriday, July 22, 2011, in celebration of National Tequila Weekend, twelve of the most inspired and celebrated catadores (tequila tasters) from around the US enthusiastically gathered to judge a wide array of tequilas in an historic blind tasting competition at the New Mexico International Intimate Tequila Tasting(TM) held at Heritage … Read more
Forbes’ Chris Milligan describes his experience at the historic New Mexico International Intimate Tequila Tasting (NMIITT) in Albuquerque. he also describes how it was historic in two ways and what set it apart from any other tasting to date. be sure to read the entire story (short) as well as the comments. Click here now. … Read more