Suavecito Blanco Tequila Review Transcript (Esp)

Alex Pérez: hola Soy alex perez Mike Morales: Soy Mike Morales. A P: Y estás viendo Sipping off the Cuff en tequilaaficionado.com. ¿Qué tenemos? MM: Tenemos Suavecito Tequila. Si, tu sabes… AP: No es así como va esa canción. [ risas ] MM: ya sabes … AP: ¿ O estás pensando en Suavemente ? MM: … Read more

מסקל Kosher Mezcal from Oaxaca, Mexico: Kashrut or Canard

By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. How Far Does Kosher Go? A palenquero in a Oaxacan field is harvesting agave espadín destined to be distilled into kosher mezcal. He comes across a rattler or coral snake.  Can he kill the snake with the machete he is using to cut the pencas off the maguey?  I’m far … Read more

A Bacanora Boss Lady Tells All: Adriana Torres

Adriana Torres:  Bacanora Boss Lady So, how does a well-educated, forty-something mother of three get deeply involved in the remote bacanora-distilling communities of rural Sonora? For this “Bacanora Boss Lady,” it began as a university school project. We’ll let Adriana tell you her amazing and life-changing journey–in her own words–but first… Meet Bacanora Mezcal is … Read more

Embajador Reposado Tequila Review [Spanish Transcript]

ALEX: Hola, soy Alex Pérez. MIKE: Soy Mike Morales.  ALEX: Y estás viendo Sipping off the Cuff en TequilaAficionado punto com y continuamos nuestra serie.  MIKE: Sí en “Embajador”, que en español significa Embajador. De nuevo, es una marca familiar, bastante nueva.   Creo que está listo para ser recogido en el sur de California … Read more

R.I.P. Don Feliciano Vivanco Fonseca

    Our hearts and prayers go out to the family of Don Feliciano, R.I.P. Click To Tweet With the experience of 4 generations of agave producers for tequila such as Sauza, Cuervo, Orendain, 3 Magueyes, etc., in 1990 Don Feliciano Vivanco Fonseca and his children decided to establish Tequilera “Feliciano Vivanco and Associates”, with … Read more

Women In The Tequila Industry: Melly Barajas

When Judy Rivera sought to make her own brand of tequila, she was determined to find a master distiller whose views and outlook were similar to hers.  It wasn’t long before she found Carmen Lucia Barajas Cárdenas–“Melly” to her friends–and Sino Tequila was born. Melly Barajas always intended to be a Tequila Boss Lady.  After … Read more

Women In The Tequila Industry: Graciela González Cortes

The latest Tequila Boss Lady to join our gallery of famed Women In The Tequila Industry is Graciela González Cortes of the family owned El Mayor tequila. More than just her family’s brand ambassador, she is also a co-owner of Destiladora González González (NOM 1143) and a fourth generation Master Distiller herself. Over 125 years of … Read more

Montelobos Joven Mezcal Review

Mike & Alex taste and discuss Montelobos Mezcal Joven, a certified organic mezcal with a unique flavor profile.   About: Spanish: Montelobos es un mezcal artesanal hecho en Santiago Matatlán Oaxaca que utiliza exclusivamente maguey espadín orgánico certificado. Mezcal Montelobos nace de la visión y la pasión de Iván Saldaña, experto en maguey y mezcal, … Read more

Tequila Matchmaker & Tequila Aficionado

Tequila Matchmaker Each tequila has its own “flavor fingerprint,” and each person has his or her own flavor preferences. Tequila Matchmaker‘s proprietary matching algorithm uses nine different characteristics to find the best matches for you based upon the reviews you do of the tequilas you drink.  The Matchmaker app it gets smarter the more you … Read more

Tequila Matchmaker Spoken Here

   We’re on Tequila Matchmaker Follow us on this app which is now available through TasteTequila for both Android and iPhone.   We created this app because we were tired of trying to make sense of all the arbitrary ‘ratings’ out there. Just because someone gave something a “93” doesn’t mean I am going to … Read more