Tequila Distillery Nom List, September 2021

Purchase a Kindle or hardcopy version of this Nom List at Amazon.com HERE. Electronic (Kindle) versions will include links to any mentions or reviews for each brand that may be found on the Tequila Aficionado website (www.TequilaAficionado.com). The Nom list is provided in a downloadable PDF (with links to any mentions or reviews for each … Read more

Women In The Bacanora Industry: Laura Espinoza Alonso

Laura Espinoza Alonso is currently the president of the Association of Women of Bacanora and Mexican Maguey in the state of Sonora, Mexico.  With more than 30 female members from all levels of business, she is charged with overseeing the bright future of the burgeoning Bacanora Industry. Educated in both the United States and Mexico, … Read more

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

Women In the Tequila Industry: Erika Vargas Flores

Erika Vargas Flores has spearheaded Altos Cienega Unidos (NOM 1570) in the village of Rancho Lagunillas, nestled in Atotonilco El Alto, for the past four years. When upstart flagship brand, El Consuelo, won the coveted 2016 Brands Of Promise(C) award in the Organic category, tequila aficionados everywhere took notice. Subsequently, we came to discover that … Read more

Women In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez

[Tweet “Women In The Tequila Industry: Leticia Aceves Alvarez of @EmbajadorTquila”] I first met Carmen Leticia Aceves Alvarez in July 2016, during my investigative visit to Fabrica Santa Rosa.  The distillery is responsible for such fan favorite tequilas as Alma de Agave, Crótalo, Cabresto, and their flagship brand, Embajador. At a round table lunch over … Read more

2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™

  From the Tequila Aficionado Vault, June 2, 2002 Mike Morales and his team do it again, with the 2nd Annual New Mexico International Tequila Experience™ the largest tequila tasting in the South West. A Night to Remember “The demand for more information after our inaugural show had been overwhelming, and this year’s event has … Read more

Tequila for Health

Originally Posted on Tequila Aficionado July 4, 2000 By Alexander Perez TequilaAficionado.com Editor-In-Chief Tequila is considered healthy if used in moderation. Like wine it increases the good cholesterol levels in our blood while decreasing the bad cholesterols. In recent studies conducted by The University of Guadalajara, tequila has shown to have therapeutic properties. For starters, … Read more

Spirits of Mexico 2013 in Pictures

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

Women In The Tequila Industry: Ana Maria Romero Mena by M.A. “Mike” Morales

In the 2010 industry classic special report entitled Tequila Appreciation for USA Today, it listed five tequila trends to watch.  Here, we’re focusing on one of them… The role of women in the tequila industry. The report predicted that more women, in particular Latina/Hispanic women with family ties to agave growers and tequila producers, would … Read more