FREE EBOOK: Using Tequila Aficionado Content to Market Your Spirit Brand

News, Reviews and Features on Your Brands With over 1,000 articles, nearly 700 video reviews, and three years of awards, Tequila Aficionado is a treasure trove of content perfect for marketing tequilas and mezcals.  And yet, few brands are using it to their advantage. Making History Tequila Aficionado began in 1999 and was the first … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff | Hacienda Mercado Anejo

Mike and Alex taste and discuss Hacienda Mercado Tequila. 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 Hacienda Mercado  Our product preserves the … Read more

Get on the Mike with Mike!

We’re currently scheduling video auditions/interviews.  We have a big season coming up in 2017 and need a whole team of reviewers to co-host Sipping Off the Cuff.   If you would work for tequila and want to learn more about tequila, mezcal, sotol, or other agave spirits on the job, we want to hear from … Read more

And Away We Go! The Heartland Tour Begins!

*FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be vetted as Brand of Promise Nominees and paid a nominal fee to be on the tour. And we’re off!  The Tequila Aficionado 2016 Heartland Tour is off and running!  You can still ride along vicariously though! Here’s … Read more

Heartland Tour Map & Itinerary

*FTC Disclosure: Brands appearing on the Tequila Aficionado Dia de Los Muertos & Heartland Tour had to be vetted as Brand of Promise Nominees and paid a nominal fee to be on the tour. It’s Official – We Have a Rockin’ Itinerary!! Here’s the map – it is a public map on Google so feel … Read more

Opportunity For All Brands of Promise Nominees!

Tour FAQs Make the Most of Your Tour (Sponsor only content) Heartland Images (Sponsor only content)   You are Cordially Invited As you may have seen, Lisa and I created the 2015 Dia de Los Muertos Tour as a means of spreading the word about agave spirits brands and creating social media content that really excited our … Read more

Tequila Aficionado’s Tequila & Mezcal Road Show, Part 3

[From October 14 to October 28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media, accompanied by 33 expressions representing 19 brands, embarked on an epic RV road show christened, The Dia de los Muertos Tequila & Mezcal Tour.  In these next passages, we recount the historic–and hysteric–highlights.]  Church, Tacos, and Tequila With Roger Clyne Phoenix, Arizona One of the … Read more

Tequila Aficionado’s Tequila & Mezcal Road Show, Part 2

[From October 14 to October 28, 2015, Tequila Aficionado Media, accompanied by 33 expressions representing 19 brands, embarked on an epic RV road show christened, The Dia de los Muertos Tequila & Mezcal Tour.  In these next passages, we recount the historic–and hysteric–highlights.] Inspired In Albuquerque With the help of Mezcal Legendario Domingo, Lisa and … Read more

Sipping off the Cuff with Raicilla Estancia

Mike Morales and Alex Perez of Tequila Aficionado taste and discuss our first Raicilla for review, Raicilla Estancia in this episode of Sipping off the Cuff. Mike and Alex taste and discuss our first Raicilla for review, Estancia. Click To Tweet   About Raicilla Estancia: Made in the highlands of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Raicilla (pronounced … Read more

Tequila Aficionado’s Open Bar with Mestizo Mezcal

Join Mike Morales and Lisa Pietsch of Tequila Aficionado as they discuss Mestizo Mezcal with the creators of this award winning gateway mezcal. Save Mezcal! Click Here to Sign the Petition Against Nom 199 Save Mezcal! Sign the Petition Against Nom 199 Click To Tweet From the Mestizo Mezcal Website: Our Brand The name of … Read more