Feb
23
2018

Black market tequila operation

Police in Mexico shut down second black market tequila operation; Investigating whether tainted …    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For the second time in one week, Mexican authorities have shut down a black market tequila distillery. More than 1,000 gallons were confiscated on Monday in the latest bust. That came on the heels of more than 18,700 gallons of illegal tequila seized last week. Tests found more than 235 gallons of that supply contained dangerous levels of methanol…

Feb
23
2018

New Orleans Top Taco Festival (Agave Week)

New Orleans Top Taco Festival producers introduce Agave Week     Daily Press

The creators of the popular Top Taco Festival have added Agave Week to festivities that will take place in New Orleans in March. The six-day celebration of tequila and mezcal commences on Sunday, March 11 with “The World’s Largest Bloody Maria Brunch,” which will take place at Superior Grill from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m…

Feb
23
2018

Mezcal Sales Market Research Study

Mezcal Sales Market Research Study including Growth Factors, Types and Application by regions …    The Financial

The Mezcal Sales Market report offers detailed competitive landscape of the Global market. It includes company market share analysis, product collection of the major industry participants. The report provides detailed segmentation of the Mezcal Sales market based on product segment, technology segment, end user segment and region.

Feb
21
2018

Feb 22nd is National Margarita Day

National Margarita Day: Celebrate with the perfect margarita

Thursday, Feb 22nd, is National Margarita Day. To celebrate, round up your friends…

Feb
21
2018

Margarita festival in Jakarta and Bali

Margarita festival in Jakarta and Bali    Jakarta Post

Legend has it that the origin of margarita began in the 1930s when a bartender named Johnny Durlesser in Los Angeles made a drink to impress a girl he liked. Mainly consisting of tequila, the drink has evolved with the addition of other ingredients, such as peppers and fruit juice…

The spicy and strong jalapeno margarita.

…Meanwhile, those who prefer to get a little kick in their throat when enjoying a glass of margarita can sample jalapeno margarita, which is made of Jose Cuervo Especial Reposado tequila, slices of jalapeno, triple sec liqueur, lime and apple…

Feb
20
2018

Tequila and Mezcal in the Dallas area

Curious Texas: Where are the best places to drink tequila and mezcal in the Dallas area?

In December 2015, my colleague Alfredo Corchado and I detailed how agave spirits are benefiting from the current craft-cocktail movement’s foodie-like focus on quality, authenticity, exotic products and artisanship. Actually we are all benefiting, blessed as we are with the ever-growing supply of top-notch tequila, mezcal and other agave-related spirits.

<p><span>The center section of the bar at Mexican Sugar in Plano features many different types of mezcal and tequila.</span></p>(Vernon Bryant/Staff Photographer)

The center section of the bar at Mexican Sugar in Plano…

Feb
20
2018

Mixin’ up Margaritas

Mixin’ up Margaritas    NWAOnline

Stir tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, and simple syrup together in a pitcher with a lid; add jalapeno pepper and thin cucumber slices. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Run a wedge of lime along the rim of each of four pint glasses. Spread kosher salt onto a flat plate; press glass rims into salt to coat. Fill glass …

Feb
20
2018

Toast to National Margarita Day

Toast to National Margarita Day     Chicago Parent

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Whether you prefer it with salt, frozen or on the rocks, everybody loves a crisp, refreshing margarita. So toast to National Margarita Day on Feb. 22 to honor the traditional combo of tequila, triple sec and fresh lime. Get out and celebrate at one of these Chicago and western suburban joints that pour some of the best margaritas…
Feb
20
2018

Insights supporters nerd out over tequila

Insights supporters  nerd out over tequila   El Paso Inc.

“The Spirit of Tequila,” is the title of Austin-based photographer Joel Salcido’s book, which features nearly 90 photos of his journey across Jalisco, Mexico. It documents the long traditions of artisanal tequileras, distilleries and harvesting of agave – the plant we can thank for tequila’s existence. The book’s photos are the subject of the Centennial Museum’s current exhibit, “Aliento a Tequila,” which continues until May 19…

Feb
19
2018

Margarita flavored cocktail fizzer

These Dissolving Cocktail Bombs Mix a Margarita Right Inside Your Glass

Food & Wine

To create this unique drinking experience at Norwood, a margarita flavored cocktail fizzer is dropped into the glass filled with Patrón tequila, simple syrup, and club soda. You watch and wait as the colorful cocktail flavored ball disintegrates right in front of your eyes before taking a sip after it has …

Patron Cocktail Fizzers

Courtesy of Patrón