Tequila Aficionado Podcast #3 (Part 3 of 3)

The continuation of Podcast #2, this is Tequila Aficionado Founder, Alex Perez, and CEO, M.A. “Mike” Morales meeting face-to-face for the first time.  They met in July of 2006 at a restaurant in California and tasted Siembra Azul, Dos Lunas and  Jarro Viejo tequilas. Tequila Aficionado Podcast #3 (Part 1 of 3) Tequila Aficionado Podcast … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Podcast #3 (Part 2 of 3)

The continuation of Podcast #2, this is Tequila Aficionado Founder, Alex Perez, and CEO, M.A. “Mike” Morales meeting face-to-face for the first time.  They met in July of 2006 at a restaurant in California and tasted Siembra Azul, Dos Lunas and  Jarro Viejo tequilas.  Their conversation begins with a discussion of Jose “Pepe” Hermosillo of … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Podcast #3 (Part 1 of 3)

The continuation of Podcast #2, this is Tequila Aficionado Founder, Alex Perez, and CEO, M.A. “Mike” Morales meeting face-to-face for the first time.  They met in July of 2006 at a restaurant in California and tasted Siembra Azul, Dos Lunas and  Jarro Viejo tequilas.  Their conversation spanned everything from established tequila families, drinking from the … Read more

Founder’s Feature: Tequila Aficionado’s 1st Podcast, 7 Years Later

The preceding podcast was recorded by Tequila Aficionado’s Founder, Alexander Perez, on March 21, 2006. Sadly, many brands still persist in the Tequila Girl marketing that Alex mentioned over seven years ago.  Some brands believe they’ve evolved and took it a step further with Tequila Boy marketing.  I believe the true aficionado finds both of … Read more

The Definitive Collection of Tequila Reviews

In honor of National Tequila Day in the U.S.A., we’re sharing with you the definitive collection of Sipping Off the Cuff from our very first podcast tequila reviews to the most recent.  Enjoy and Salud!   Sipping Off The Cuff | 1800 Milenio http://tequilaaficionado.com/2015/03/27/sipping-off-the-cuff-1800-milenio/ Sipping Off The Cuff | 1921 Tequila Anejo http://tequilaaficionado.com/2016/01/26/sipping-off-cuff-1921-tequila-anejo/ Sipping Off … Read more

The El Cholo Cafe Tequila Tour

A Southern California Tradition Pasadena, California’s landmark El Cholo Cafe Restaurant’s Tequila Tour has been a major community event for the past 17 years.  Commemorating its 94th year serving authentic Mexican cuisine to Southern California, the October 27, 2017 edition was destined to be special. Also in 2017, Tequila Aficionado was celebrating its 18th anniversary … Read more

Development of a Oaxaca Mezcal Reposado & Añejo Program: Change is Finally in the Wind

By Alvin Starkman, M.A., J.D. It’s a phenomenon I both predicted and hoped for, more than a decade ago. Finally, that new breed of mezcal aficionado, youths as well as the not-so-youthful who have been gravitating to the agave distillate over the past several years, has come around to respecting the spirit aged in oak … Read more

Telson Blanco Tequila Review

Telson Blanco Tequila Review With Mike Morales and Skip Falconer Mike Morales  Too high folks you are watching and listening to sipping off the cuff on tequila aficionado media and all of our channels and networks on Mike Morales here in the heartbeat of the San Gabriel Valley. That guy out there is Skip Falconer  … Read more

Inside Cover Advertising Package

You’ve spent thousands, probably millions, on a bottle and the spirit to fill it but accounts aren’t knocking down your door because consumers aren’t asking for your brand by name. Get your brand instantly recognized on busy shelves and asked for by name Being on the First Page of Tequila Aficionado Magazine shows the agave … Read more

The Tequila Aficionado Media Network

A Business Incubator for Influencers and Hobbyists By Lisa Pietsch Flamed as a Tequila Newb When I first found Tequila Aficionado, there were few, if any, tequila influencers online except in secret bulletin boards or boys’ clubs where you had to know a secret handshake. I wasn’t in the clubs and didn’t know the handshakes. … Read more