Apr
27
2017

Ford and Jose Cuervo to develop bioplastics

Ford and Jose Cuervo use tequila producer’s plant byproduct to develop bioplastics    Matter Of Trust

Ford Motor Company is teaming up with Jose Cuervo® to explore the use of the tequila producer’s agave plant byproduct to develop more sustainable bioplastics to employ in Ford vehicles…

Apr
27
2017

Drink Better Tequila And Mezcal

Why You Should Drink Better Tequila And Mezcal For Cinco De Mayo This Year   Forbes

The much-discussed Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino has me genuinely frightened about Cinco de Mayo. The dessert-in-a-cup that the coffee …

Apr
26
2017

Tequila 512

Tequila 512 

Scott Willis started Tequila 512 with an idea and a plane ticket from Austin to Guadalajara… When we traveled to the La Cofradia Distillery where the tequila is distilled and bottled, we learned that the tequila was made with volcanic spring water…

Apr
26
2017

Margarita Rumble (London)

Margarita Rumble: Things To Do in London This Bank Holiday Weekend    Luxury London

Tequila, tequila! Raise a glass to the three-day weekend with bottomless margaritas at The Yard in Shoreditch this Sunday 30 April 2017…  The East London warehouse space is hosting Margarita Rumble, a pop-up event where top mixologists will compete for the title of Best Margarita in London.

Apr
26
2017

Casa Figueroa brings choice tequila

Casa Figueroa brings Latin-inspired cuisine — and some choice tequila — to Pleasant Ridge     WCPO    CINCINNATI

Casa Figueroa brings Latin-inspired cuisine — and some choice tequila to Pleasant Ridge…  After more than two years in the making, Casa Figueroa will open its doors in the growing entertainment district of Pleasant Ridge on Thursday, April 27…

Apr
26
2017

Tequila Pairing Dinner (Akron, OH)

Nuevo Modern Mexican in downtown Akron is hosting a tequila pairing dinner at 6 p.m., featuring Tres Agaves and Cruz tequilas with five courses, concluding with a pour of Patron Barrel Select Limited Edition Anejo Tequila. The dinner is $60; make a reservation at 330-762-8000.

Apr
24
2017

Cinco de Mayo Events (South Florida)

Five Must-Attend Cinco de Mayo Events Across South Florida

Fort Lauderdale Daily

Taco eating contests. Mariachi bands. Kids activities. Discounted drinks. What more could you want to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Restaurants and bars across South Florida are preparing fiestas for the holiday that commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French forces in 1862…

Apr
24
2017

Tequila and taco fest (Knoxville)

Tequila and taco fest raising money to benefit RAM

…The Southern Tequila and Taco Festival will be on April 28 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Gander Mountain parking lot in Turkey Creek.  More than a dozen area Mexican restaurants will feature their specialty tacos and other signature dishes, and there will be a live entertainment.  Attendees can also enjoy hand-crafted tequilas, margaritas, mojitos, cocktails, Mexican beers and craft beers…

Apr
24
2017

Avión Tequila’s Founder ‘You’ll Want to Quit’

Emotional Side of Small Business: Avión Tequila’s Founder ‘You’ll Want to Quit’    Fox Business

Avión Tequila is a leader in the spirit industry, but founder and chairman Ken Austin said that wasn’t always the case… Today, Avión continues to compete in the cutthroat $2.4 billion a year tequila industry, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).  The super-premium tequila sector has seen a massive boom in the past 15 years. In 2016, over 2.9 million 9-liter cases of tequila were sold, reports DISCUS.  Avión alone has sold over 150,000 cases this year…

Apr
24
2017

Ditching Processed Sugar and Agave Syrup

Adelitas and Palenque Ditching Processed Sugar and Agave Syrup in All Cocktails      Westword   (Denver)

Our eye is on the Dulce Muerte at Palenque (Nuestra Soledad San Luis mezcal, an absinthe rinse, grapefruit, orange simple syrup and a Champagne …