Sep
24
2016

Margaritas at Sabor on Royal Caribbean

Friday Happy Hour: Margaritas at Sabor on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas   Royal Caribbean Blog (blog)

…The Avocado Margarita consists of Patrón Silver tequila, orange liqueur, avocado and lime juice. Rimmed with Aleppo pepper/lime salt…

Sep
23
2016

Mezcal Drinks to Try in D.C.

A Dozen New Mezcal Drinks to Try   Eater DC

Still wondering what, exactly, is the difference between mezcal and tequila?… The smoky spirit mezcal has made its mark across the Mexican border, exploding in popularity in the U.S. in the past few years. There’s good news for D.C.-based fans of the strong (yet seductive) spirit: mezcal can be found all over the city at the moment…

Sep
23
2016

Fort Lauderdale Margarita Festival

Five margaritas to sip at Fort Lauderdale Margarita Festival

Fort Lauderdale Margarita Festival
Sep
22
2016

Tequila Dinners at El Dorado (Las Vegas)

Enjoy Tequila Dinner Series at El Dorado Cantina   News3LV

…Krystal Allan and Michelle Velez talk with Francisco “Paco” Cortes, executive chef of El Dorado Cantina, about its Tequila Dinner Series featuring Patron Barrel Select.

Sep
22
2016

Patrón ESM announces 2017 return

IMSA: Tequila Patrón ESM announces 2017 return    Racer

After two full seasons in the FIA World Endurance Championship, Tequila Patrón ESM will return to the United States to compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2017, the team announced Tuesday…

Sep
22
2016

Tequila’s Super Hero

Can the Bat Man of Mexico also be Tequila’s Super Hero?

National Geographic

Aside from consuming loads of crop-destroying insects, bats are plant pollinators, and Medellín’s prized lesser long-nosed bat pollinates the cactuslike blue agave plant, the single plant species from which Mexican tequila is produced.  Habitat destruction has been especially harmful to the lesser long-nosed bat, first listed as a threatened species in Mexico in 1994. By 2008 it was well on its way to recovery, thanks largely to Medellín, a tireless advocate who’s been dubbed the “Bat Man of Mexico” for his work with bats… By year’s end, tequila brands certified as “bat-friendly” will be on the market in the U.S., the world’s biggest tequila consumer, under the Tequila Cascahuin, La Alteña, Siete Leguas, and Don Mateo distillery labels, Medellín says…

Sep
21
2016

More than just a margarita mixer

Tequila: More than just a margarita mixer   Cherry Hill Courier Post

Move over salt and lime. Today, there are plenty of fresh, new ways to enjoy tequila that go far beyond the classic margarita…  “Taste tequila made from agave — versus one made with a processed cane sugar or an additive,” says Karley. “You can immediately tell the difference. And if someone offers you a shot with lime and salt, be aware that it’s never coming from the top shelf. Today, tequila is so versatile and popular, so it’s always going to be a libation sold in our restaurants.”…

Sep
21
2016

UK final line-up for Patrón Perfectionist

Three bartenders complete UK final line-up for Patrón Perfectionist

Bar Magazine

Three more bartenders have been announced as UK finalists in Patrón tequila’s search for perfectionists in cocktail making…

Sep
17
2016

‘La Mezcaleria’ (Vancouver, BC)

GOODS | New Dishes Debut At ‘La Mezcaleria’ Alongside Expanded Tequila & Mezcal Options    Scout Magazine (blog)

Vancouver, BC | La Mezcaleria is welcoming the fall with new Mexican-style seafood options and daily brunch specials that provide a comforting meal away from home. Recently expanded Tequila and Mezcal offerings make perfect pairings with the new dishes, which are available at both the Commercial Drive and Gastown locations…

Sep
17
2016

El Portal’s Annual Tequila Tasting

El Portal Restaurant’s Annual Tequila Tasting Tradition Pleases Patrons    Pasadena Now

Abel Ramirez’s El Portal Restaurant in Pasadena’s Playhouse District celebrated the fine art of tequila and Mexican heritage on Thursday. Their annual Tequila Tasting drew hundreds of thirsty fans as well as an impressive roster of private label and well known tequila manufacturers. The tasting included brands like George Clooney’s Casamigos, Patron and Azulejo plus generous appetizers from El Portal’s kitchen.