Aug
18
2017

Viva XXXII Tequila Reviews

Viva XXXII Tequila Reviews    Cocktail Enthusiast (blog)

Brush up on your Roman numerals, because there’s a new tequila in town: …The Reposado, which has been rested for six months in American oak barrels…  On the tongue it proves to be light, cool and pleasant. As it approaches the center of the palate, a buttery vanilla flavor emerges, which is accompanied by light floral notes and a hit of pepper. But like the joven, what at first feels like the set up to fuller flavor or a more interesting finish dissipates far too quickly…

Aug
18
2017

Texas Taco, Tequila, and Margarita Festival

Texas Taco, Tequila, and Margarita Festival spices up Conroe Saturday    Laredo Morning Times

Texas Taco, Tequila and Margarita Festival is ready to make mouths water in downtown Conroe Saturday.  The festival will include over 35 taco vendors, a taco competition, tequila flights and tastings, margaritas, a kids zone, vendors, live music on two stages and entertainment from noon to 10 p.m. at Heritage Place at 500 Collins St…

Aug
18
2017

Places to Try Mezcal in Charlotte

6 Places to Try Mezcal in Charlotte    Charlotte magazine

LEFT: Mezcal negroni; Stoke in uptown. RIGHT: Southern Campfire; The Porter’s House in south Charlotte.

Aug
17
2017

Patrón’s del Toro and Lalique editions

Patrón to debut del Toro and Lalique editions in Cannes

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…The Patrón x Guillermo del Toro collaboration is the result of a partnership between Patrón and acclaimed Mexican film director, designer and screenwriter Guillermo del Toro…

 

Aug
17
2017

Sierra Milenario adds smoky Tequila

Sierra Milenario adds smoky Tequila 

Created at the family-owned distillery Sierra Unidas in Jalisco, Sierra Milenario Tequila Fumado is said to have “exceptional notes of smokiness” due to the unique process.  Created by master distiller Rodolfo Gonzalez, the 100% de agave Sierra Milenario range includes Añejo, Extra Añejo, Blanco, Reposado and…

Aug
16
2017

Patrón’s Tequila Empire

The Truth Behind Patrón’s Tequila Empire    Forbes

Vincent L Long     A peek behind the curtain at Hacienda Patrón.

Tequila Patrón, the world’s largest selling super-premium tequila brand, took the world by storm with an absurdly expensive, 100% agave tequila in the 90’s when gold, “mixto” tequila was king…

Aug
16
2017

first London Mezcal Week

Bars to celebrate Mexican spirit with first London Mezcal Week

Bars and restaurants are to celebrate one of Mexico’s greatest exports with the first London Mezcal Week, including a bartender cocktail competition.  Running from September 11 to 17 across the capital, it will feature a series of events around mezcal, Mexican culture, art and food, ending with a two-day tasting festival for Mexico Independence Day…

Aug
15
2017

Tequila Fest – 16 cities around the UK

Tequila Festival is coming to Birmingham with cocktails, food and entertainment    Birmingham Mail

It’s going on a tour of 16 cities around the UK and arriving at the Rainbow Venues in Digbeth on October 7, between 3pm and 10pm… “Tequila has a very strong cultural identity, so we wanted to bring this to life and put on a festival that celebrates the remarkable diversity and history of this wonderful drink.”

Aug
15
2017

Ayate Tequila

Saxco Assists With Packaging For Premium Ayate Tequila

Savage And Cooke, of Vallejo, California in partnership with the Ramirez family of Guanajuanto, Mexico is introducing its new premium Ayate Tequila in two expressions to Tequila drinkers in the United States marketplace…  Ayate Resposado is sourced from the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico and is finished in Dave Phinney’s Chardonnay barrels and it is lively with notes of stone fruit, lime, melon and vanilla bean. Ayate Anejo also is sourced from the highlands of Jalisco, and finished in Phinney’s Chardonnay barrels. It is rich and decadent with dark chocolate, toffee and sweet spice. Both are 80-proof and…

Aug
15
2017

Mezcales de Leyenda introduces 4 mezcals

These 4 Artisanal Mezcals Don’t Smoke Out Great Taste

Robb Report

…New premium offerings from Mezcales de Leyenda introduce mezcals with interesting flavor profiles that are about more than smoke…