The Package The packaging was promising. The bottle is a deep, earthy brown-black like those cups of coffee I enjoy every morning. The lettering was white with gold trim, just enough bling to show they’d taken some pride in this product. The Open Alex’s Inspector Clouseau voice kept coming to mind as I broke the seal. I removed … Read moreKen Austin and Avion Knock it Out of the Park with Avion Espresso
“The maple trees of the north and the agave from the south have French kissed while dancing the Salsa.” Lisa Pietsch (Quebecois, hockey and tequila lover) reviews her first taste of De La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur (Reposado tequila with real Canadian Maple Syrup added). Read her full review by clicking here. Never miss and … Read moreDe La Tierre Maple Cinnamon Liqueur
Carlos Santana shares his thoughts on the connection between his own history, Mexico and Casa Noble Tequila. They don’t call it a “Spirit” for nothing. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.
After a long hiatus during growth planning, Tequila Aficionado is expanding its reach. We aren’t just an online magazine anymore. In coming months, you’ll see Tequila Aficionado Media expanding its reach into all forms of media: print, electronic, radio, television… Look for exciting changes; expanded information, services and products; brilliant new articles; insightful new brand … Read moreTequila Aficionado Media 2013
Tequila Aficionado’s Mike Morales describes in a dynamic format with text, video, and photos, the evolution of the tequila bar from old Mexico to present day Santa Monica. Excerpt from The Evolution of the Tequila Bar: From the early 1930s to the late 1950s, Mexico’s Golden Age of Cinema exposed the world to Los Tres … Read moreThe Evolution of the Tequila Bar by M.A. “Mike” Morales
Tequila newbs will often namedrop. It gives them away every time. A controversial sound bite from my upcoming dynamic article, The Evolution of The Tequila Bar, featuring Mercado restaurant and bar in the heart of Santa Monica, CA. Marco Antonio Ramos Monterrubio, the former manager of Mercado, reveals the one tequila fact that most don’t want to admit. … Read moreA Tequila Fact Most Don’t Want to Admit
The one thing? No, three things! Click on the photo to explore them now with Catador Marco Antonio Ramos Monterrubio. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email Address * Email Format html text View previous newsletters.
M.A. “Mike” Morales’ short video interview with mixologist Gilbert Marquez of Mercado restaurant and bar in the heart of Santa Monica, CA, reveals Gilbert’s three secrets to memorable tequila cocktails. Click here for 3 Secrets to Memorable Tequila Cocktails Read also: Destination Cocktail: Irish Poet by Gilbert Marquez March 16, 2013|By Jessica Gelt | … Read moreTequila Cocktails – the 3 Secrets by M.A. “Mike” Morales
Gilbert Marquez explains the finer points of introducing the uninitiated to tequila and how to gently ease them into the world of the aficionado through finely crafted cocktails. Click here to see M.A. “Mike” Morales’ interview clip on Approachable Tequila Cocktails. Never miss and article or review again – Subscribe now! * indicates required Email … Read moreApproachable Tequila Cocktails by M.A. “Mike” Morales
“The brainchild of long time friends, serial restaurateur Jesse Gomez and celebrated Executive Chef Jose Acevedo, Mercado, recently voted Los Angeles Magazine’s Best New Restaurant of 2013, has rapidly gained destination point status even among locals.” Click here to see Mike Morales’ Mercado interview. Located in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica, Mercado serves … Read moreThe Concept Behind Mercado