Tequila Trends in the First Half of 2017

Now that the first quarter of 2017 is in the books and we are well into spring and summer margarita season, here’s what were noticing at Tequila Aficionado Media Headquarters. The Hits Just Keep on Coming! Don’t new #tequila brands know there’s an agave crisis? Click To Tweet As we pointed out in The Agave … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Anejo

From the Don Pilar Tequila Website: PRODUCTION NOTES ESTATE-GROWN BLUE AGAVE Don Pilar grows his agave on five private ranches in the Highlands of Jalisco near the town of San José de Gracia. AGED 18 MONTHS IN VIRGIN AMERICAN WHITE OAK The distinctive golden color and buttery, oak aroma of Don Pilar’s Añejo comes as … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Extra Anejo

FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never guaranteed. From the Don Pilar website 40 MONTHS OF DOUBLE-CASK AGING Don Pilar’s Extra Añejo is aged … Read more

Sipping Off the Cuff | Don Pilar Tequila Blanco

FTC Disclaimer: All samples are received free of charge but no payment is accepted by Tequila Aficionado or its agents for reviews. All reviews are the opinions of those participating in the tasting and positive reviews are never guaranteed. From the Don Pilar website AN UNAGED, PURE SPIRIT A blanco tequila is unaged and clear—the … Read more

Last Tequila Standing – A Groundbreaking Tequila Reality Show

  A Tequila Reality Show? In 2011, a group of television professionals sought to create the first tequila reality show.  They called upon the industry expertise of then journalist and Editor at Tequila Aficionado, Mike Morales.  When production began, just under 20 tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last Tequila Standing in the world’s … Read more

The Last Last Tequila Standing

No More Last Tequila Standing In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups vied to be crowned the Last tequila Standing in the world’s first broadcast Tequila Reality Show.   The creators of Last Tequila Standing only filmed the one season back in 2011 and we were very limited in our access to the show’s materials. As this was … Read more

Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing

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First ever Tequila Reality Show kicks off on National Tequila Day! For Immediate Release! In 2011, eighteen tequila start ups had vied to be crowned the top Brand Of Promise(TM) in the world’s first broadcasted Tequila Reality Show. Tequila Aficionado Media Presents Last Tequila Standing July, 2015, San Antonio, TX:  Starting July 24, 2015, National Tequila Day, 45 exclusive … Read more

Don Pilar Tequila Blanco

By Ryan Kelley | 04.15.11 Highly Recommended Overview NOM 1443 – Grupo Industrial Tequilero de los Altos de Jalisco, S.A. de C.V. Agave comes from ranches owned by Jose Pilar Contreras (“Don Pilar”) near the town of San Jose de Gracia in the highlands of Jalisco. Cooked in autoclaves for 24 hours; left to cool … Read more