Tequila Drinkers Are Killing the Environment a Report by M.A. “Mike” Morales

03.22.12 America’s premier tequila journalist and Tequila Aficionado’s Executive Editor Mike Morales, reveals rumored environmental polluters of Mexico’s Paisaje Agavero (Agave Landscape) in the controversial and hardhitting e-report, Vinazas:  The Corpse of the Spirit of Mexico. “In 2008, the tequila industry produced 310 million liters of tequila,” reports Morales.  “For every liter of tequila distilled, … Read more

Vinazas: The Environmental Impact of the Growth of the Tequila Industry

Vinazas Are tequila drinkers killing the environment? There is most certainly a negative impact on one of Mexico’s most beautiful environments. Not all tequila drinkers are contributing to this though.  In fact, by choosing your brands wisely, you will not only have a much better tasting experience, but you’ll be supporting ecologically responsible farming and … Read more

America’s Premier Tequila Journalist, Mike Morales, Uncorks Revealing New Blogsite

By Alexander Perez | 02.25.12 “For the past ten years,” declares Mike Morales, “I’ve been writing about tequila–just tequila.  But,” he adds quickly, “I don’t write tequila 101s, reviews or tasting notes.”Referred to as everything from a tequila “wiki” to a tequila “national treasure,” Mike Morales has written and blogged for such prestigious websites as … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff: El Gran Jubileo Tequila

Alexander Perez and Executive Editor Mike Morales taste and talk about El Gran Jubileo Blanco, Reposado and their 5 year old Añejo.   Sipping off the Cuff Sipping off the Cuff™ began as an audio podcast in 2006 and is Tequila Aficionado’s first and longest running tequila review program. Sipping off the Cuff is broadcast … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff: Nobleza Azul

Alexander Perez and Executive Editor Mike Morales taste and talk about Nobleza Azul Tequila. We have the opportunity to taste the entire Nobleza line, the Blanco, Reposado and Añejo. Kudos to Paula Torres for this well made tequila. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email … Read more

A Tequila Place of His Own, Mike Morales on Evolving Tequila Culture

“For the past ten years, I’ve been writing about tequila–just tequila. At first, writing was a way for me to promote my own tequila tasting events in my home state of New Mexico.  In those days, everyone was still drinking tequila from shot glasses and tequila tasting events didn’t exist.  There was no such thing as Social … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff: Tequila David Reyes

Mike and Alex have the privilege of tasting Tequila David Reyes. This Blanco may be one of the finest tequilas we have ever tasted. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.

A Taste of Tequila and Tamales by the Bay 2011

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.

Sipping Off The Cuff – Grand Mayan Tequila Ultra Aged

Alexander Perez and Mike Morales of Tequila Aficionado.com take their audiance through a tasting of the very special Grand Mayan Tequila Ultra Aged. Good things do come in small packages… Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.

Tequila Aficionado Discusses Casa Dragones with Bertha Gonzalez Nieves (Spanish)

We sit down and have an intimate chat with Bertha Gonzalez Nieves, Co-Founder and CEO of Casa Dragones at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Hollywood. Unfortunately, I couldn’t use all the sound and video equipment I lugged around for our interview. As soon as I started taken some equipment out, I was reprimanded. I guess … Read more