Feb
6
2016

Tequila Cocktail – The Halftime Show

Tequila Cocktail Recipe   POPSUGAR

Feb
6
2016

the Jose Cuervo tequila empire

Two Tequila Billionaires Who Won’t Be Intimidated by Drug Lords

The heirs to the family that has run the Jose Cuervo tequila empire for 250 years are mapping plans to transform their dusty Mexican hometown into a …    Visitors to Cuervo’s facilities in Tequila have grown from 18,000 in 2003 to 130,000 in 2014, a sign that cartel violence has not scared off tourists, said Cristobal Mariscal, Jose Cuervo’s legal director. Violence in Jalisco has been concentrated on the fringes of the state, like at the border with neighboring Michoacan state, he said….

Feb
5
2016

Let the Spirits Move You

Let the Spirits Move You     Orange Coast Magazine (blog)

Tequila→ Looking to be a tequila geek, or just want a damn fine margarita in Newport Beach? Put yourself in the hands of Sol Cocina’s friendly bar team, a gang in love with a collection of 90 tequilas from 30 families or brands and a fast-growing list of mezcals. One secret weapon is Sol’s hand‑picked Casa Noble single barrel reposado aged 11 months. At 360 bottles per barrel, it’s poured only here and when it’s gone, it’s gone.

Feb
5
2016

10 good value Tequilas

Top 10 best value for money Tequilas    The Spirits Business

Last month, The Spirits Business held its annual Tequila Masters, where an experienced panel of judges uncovered and recognised some of the …

Feb
5
2016

Tequila Masters 2016 results

The Tequila Masters 2016 results    The Spirits Business

Producers of Mexico’s iconic liquid remain determined to shake off the party-hard, shot-slamming image of Tequila as it slips into refined cocktail…  In a sector that has its foot in the door of the luxury market, it can be all too easy to lose the essence of the agave flavour by over-ageing or over-sweetening the spirit as producers strive to create something different – a trend our panel kept a watchful eye out for as they rewarded some of the best Tequila expressions available on the global market… The first Gold medals of the day were awarded to Olmeca Altos Plata Tequila for its “smooth vanilla” flavours, and Herradura Tequila Blanco; a “sweet, floral” expression with “peppery, grassy” undertones. The round also unearthed two Silver-worthy expressions, El Mayor Tequila Blanco, and Circulo Tequila Silver…

Feb
5
2016

5 Reasons Tequila is Good for you

5 Reasons Tequila is Good for your Health   Latin One

…few people are aware of the surprising health benefits of tequila. Here are 5 reasons why taking that extra shot of tequila is actually good for your health…

Feb
4
2016

Tres Papalote Mezcal from Cheech Marin

How to Get Faded off Mezcal Like Cheech Marin  LA Magazine (blog)

Since the tequila category was already oversaturated, Marin’s newfound love for mezcal presented itself as the direction to go… What sets Tres Papalote apart from most other mezcals, besides its celebrity backing, is that not only is it made from Cupreata agave which comes from Guerrero as opposed to Oaxaca, the mezcal is approachable with just a subtle smokiness…

Feb
4
2016

Vida Tequila lecture and tasting

Foodie Opera Night and a Crafty Cocktail Class  Salt Lake City Weekly

The Feb. 17 workshop will feature a tequila lecture and tasting with local tequila company Vida Tequila (VidaTequila.com). Vida Tequila was founded in 2003 by Utah-based owners John and Lisa Barlow. “Pinchos”—small bites—will also be provided during the workshop. Craft Lake City is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization with the stated mission to “educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art.” The cost for the tequila workshop is $50 for materials. Pre-registration is required and tickets are available at 24.tix.com for participants 21 and over.

Feb
4
2016

Sierra Tequila coffee-flavoured liqueur

Sierra Tequila reveals coffee-flavoured liqueur  The Spirits Business

As the trend for coffee-flavoured spirits continues Sierra Tequila has unveiled a new coffee liqueur, called Sierra Gran Café…

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Feb
4
2016

Cocktail of the Week: Arandano Frizzante

Cocktail of the Week: Arandano Frizzante by Nicholas Wermaling at Bittersweet    Westword

When Nicholas Wermaling was putting together his new winter drink menu at Bittersweet, he found that it was lacking one thing: tequila. “There seems …