Mar
24
2015

Cantina Laredo’s tequila-focused meal

The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Week: March 23 to 26   Riverfront Times blog

… Cantina Laredo’s tequila-focused meal is something new. Chef Sean Scott has developed a three-course menu, and each course is paired with a different El Mayor tequila…

Mar
24
2015

Tijuana Sweet Heat – Tequila Liqueur

Meet The Next Fireball – Tijuana Sweet Heat   Drink Spirits

Tijuana Sweet Heat is a tequila liqueur that takes a gold tequila (NOM 1143)  and mixes it with agave nectar at an ABV below traditional tequila (35% vs 40%). The bottle does a little bit of misdirection with the words “Tequila” and “100% Agave Nectar” – enough to hit all the right buzzwords while still being labeled correctly if you actually read the whole label.

Mar
22
2015

El Patron – bar review

El Patron – bar review   Evening Standard (London)

The bar downstairs at El Patron may not speak in hushed, hallowed tones about tequila, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t serve good cocktails or …

Mar
22
2015

Tequila Patron Esm At Sebring

2015 Sebring 12: Front-Row Start For Tequila Patron Esm At Sebring  PaddockTalk

In its first U.S. appearance this year with Tequila Patrón ESM, the Honda Performance Development ARX-03b (HPD) showed it has plenty of fight left …

Mar
22
2015

grenadine and a tequila sunset recipe

Season’s eating: grenadine and a tequila sunset recipe   The Guardian (blog)

A tequila sunset, using homemade grenadine is sweet, but balanced with the acidity of the grapefruit. It packs a punch when combined with tequila… A tequila sunset, using this homemade grenadine is very fancy. It is sweet, but balanced with the acidity of the grapefruit, and there is of course the punch of the tequila…

Mar
22
2015

The Tequila Ocho Project (San Diego)

Tequila: front and center at The Patio on Goldfinch  U-T San Diego

The Patio on Goldfinch general manager Chris Simmons has launched an in-house tequila aging program called The Tequila Ocho Project… Done with the blessing of Tequila Ocho co-owners Tomas Estes and Carlos Camarena, the Tequila Ocho Project ages Tequila Ocho Blanco in oak barrels for 14 days, 28 days and 42 days. The end products are then paired, in half or full pours: Ocho Reposado with The Patio’s 14-day version, Ocho Anejo with The Patio’s 28-day version, and Ocho Extra Anejo with The Patio’s 42-day version…  March 25th.

Mar
20
2015

the Launch of Don Juan Tequila

Marques De La Mota Announces the Launch of Don Juan Tequila in the U.S.

Digital Journal    …“The desire to share the passion of enjoying a fine sipping tequila along with the pairing of great recipes, food and music, was the reason to start the company” said Vicente Mota, co-founder of Marques de la Mota. The company’s goal is to produce and distribute the three variations of Don Juan Tequila, Silver, Reposado and Añejo with the purpose of positioning the brand in the top tier of the major spirit distributors catalog in the U.S. followed by global distribution…

Mar
20
2015

mezcal and tequila – Sydney

Five things you should know about mezcal and tequila  Good Food

…Phil Bayly is a bloke passionate about tequila and mezcal. The agave ambassador, and one-time operator of Sydney tequila institution Cafe Pacifico, has organised Agave Love, a two-day event being held in March across seven Sydney bars (six of which are in Darlinghurst) from March 22-23…

Mar
20
2015

Tequila, Mexico: Visiting the town

Tequila, Mexico: Visiting the town the drink is named for   Toronto Star

Before the day is done, we’ll learn: how they make Tequila; the different variations of it; why this is a “Magical Town,” and, most important, how good Tequila tastes during the high point of our tour of the José Cuervo distillery…

Mar
20
2015

Tequila Tasting to the Jersey Shore

Pop’s Garage to host taco & tequila tasting    Asbury Park Press

Bringing the vibrant flavors of Mexico to the Jersey Shore, oceanfront Mexican restaurant Pops Garage today announced it will host its first Tacos & Tequila Tasting in its new monthly tasting series. Kicking off at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, the evening will feature six courses of artisanal tacos paired with five selections of tequila…