Tequila Revisited: A Redemption Story

Dan Pashman of The Sporkful did an audio interview with Ilana Edelstein, author of The Patron Way. We felt it was worth sharing since we’d recently reviewed Ilana’s book. You can read Lisa’s full review here. Click here for the audio of Dan Pashman’s interview.   Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe … Read moreTequila Revisited: A Redemption Story

Sipping off the Cuff: Hacienda del Sol Reposado

Mike Morales & Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado taste and discuss Hacienda del Sol Reposado, a 2013 Brands of Promise Nominee. Follow Hacienda del Sol on Twitter here. Friend Hacienda del Sol on Facebook here.   Have you tried Hacienda del Sol? Tell us about it in the comments below or feel free to leave … Read moreSipping off the Cuff: Hacienda del Sol Reposado

Mezcal Production Drawing Mexicans Back Home

Lorne Matalon reports on how Mezcal production has gone up from 100,000 gallons to 170,000 between 2010 and 2012.  Listen to (or read) his report and consider the human element when you drink mezcal. Click here to read the article and/or listen to the audio. Do you drink mezcal?  Join us on Facebook and tell … Read moreMezcal Production Drawing Mexicans Back Home

Tequila Aficionado Media Goes to the Ballpark With Camarena Tequila

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 moreTequila Aficionado Media Goes to the Ballpark With Camarena Tequila

China Opens Its Bars to Mexican Tequila – What Does This Mean For The Tequila Industry?

We love social media here at Tequila Aficionado.  It is an exciting way to spur some fascinating discussions about our favorite topic – tequila! Our own M.A. “Mike” Morales recently posted this news piece on Facebook about the introduction of tequila to the Chinese market. Lisa Pietsch responded by saying: While it may be good … Read moreChina Opens Its Bars to Mexican Tequila – What Does This Mean For The Tequila Industry?

Sipping off the Cuff: Avion Tequila

This is a classic podcast from the Tequila Aficionado vault!  Alex Perez and Mike Morales discuss, taste and review Tequila Avion. Have you tried Avion yet? Have you tried Avion Espresso yet? What are your thoughts? Share your comments below or leave us your own YouTube video response! (We may even ask you to join … Read moreSipping off the Cuff: Avion Tequila

Sipping off the Cuff: Toro Dorado Reposado is a Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Nominee!

Mike Morales and Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado taste and review Tequila Toro Dorado Reposado.  Smooth, fine and rich are just some of the praise heaped on this reposado from Toro Dorado.  Watch the review, try it yourself and then let us know what you think of Toro Dorado reposado. Follow Toro Dorado on Twitter … Read moreSipping off the Cuff: Toro Dorado Reposado is a Tequila Aficionado Brands of Promise Nominee!

Tequila Aficionado is on Pinterest

  In case you haven’t heard, Tequila Aficionado Media is pinning up a storm. Check out our Pinterest Boards HERE. These are just a few of the tequila treasures we pinned this week: Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous … Read moreTequila Aficionado is on Pinterest

Sipping off the Cuff: Ekeco Organic Tequila

When we restructured Tequila Aficionado this year, we found some amazing podcasts that had never been heard before. As we all know, life sometimes gets in the way and a few of Mike and Alex’s podcasts slipped through the cracks. NO MORE! Every Tuesday is Throwback Tuesday until we’ve released all of those great previously … Read moreSipping off the Cuff: Ekeco Organic Tequila

Review of Ilana Edelstein’s The Patron Way by Lisa Pietsch

Business Narrative, Marketing Manual, or Romance? Described as a “deeply personal business narrative,” the story centers around the development from the ground up of Patrón tequila, a “brand that single-handedly changed the face of the liquor industry,” by its co-founder, Martin Crowley, and as told by his then young and lively life partner, Ilana Edelstein. … Read moreReview of Ilana Edelstein’s The Patron Way by Lisa Pietsch