Jan
20
2017

Pairing Cheese with Tequila

Should You Be Pairing Your Cheese Board with Tequila?

… Allow us to present a case for pairing your cheese with tequila.

How You Should Pair Cheese with Tequila

Goddu applies the same general principles to tequila pairings as he does to all pairings: “We go by three basic principles: like with like, opposites attract, and what grows together goes together.”

So, how does this translate to your bottle of blanco and that wedge of brie in your fridge? Here are a few suggested pairings…

Jan
20
2017

Madison bars pursue single barrel

Salud! Put your name on it: Madison bars pursue single barrel whiskey and tequila    Madison.com

Employees from Eldorado Grill went to Casa Noble distillery in Mexico to choose a single barrel of tequila to put their name on. It’s available at …

PASQUALS CANTINA (copy)

 

 

These bottles of 100 percent agave El Mayor Anejo and El Mayor Reposado tequilas are aged especially for Pasqual’s Cantina. Roll Out the (Tequila) Barrel is set for Jan. 28.

Jan
19
2017

Brickell’s La Cueva Tequila Bar

Brickell’s La Cueva Tequila Bar to Open Just in Time for Trump’s Inauguration Day    Miami New Times

Meaning “the cave” in Spanish, La Cueva is a bar that specializes in all things tequila, mezcal, and the myriad of cocktails contained within those two …

Brickell's La Cueva Tequila Bar to Open Just in Time for Trump's Inauguration

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…Aside from offering 25-plus tequila brands ranging from Jose Cuervo to Don Julio, La Cueva will host monthly tastings of exclusive tequila brands…
Jan
18
2017

How to Pair Tequila with Food

How to Pair Tequila with Food    Pasadena Now

Tequila and food pairings are exquisite when based on Mexican meals and traditional dishes…

…Pairing tequila with food can enhance spices and flavors like citrus, lemon, lime, and even cinnamon, cloves, cumin, peppercorn, cayenne, and other sweet spices. Tequila can be also added to the dishes – try delicious Chicken Tequila…

Jan
18
2017

Swizzle Masters 2016 winner

Swizzle Masters 2016 winner reveals key to competition success

It was his entry from the first round, Smoky Mezcal, that stood out as the unanimous winner for our expert panel. A mix of Illegal Joven Mezcal, …

Joe Summerfield of The Poison Cabinet was crowned Swizzle Masters 2016 champion.

Jan
18
2017

Business ideas for 2017: Mezcal

Business ideas for 2017: Mezcal    Startups.co.uk

As the old joke goes, sometimes you have to take life with a pinch of salt, a slice of lemon and a shot of tequila. Well in 2017, mezcal could well topple …

Jan
18
2017

Stoli Group acquires KAH tequila

Stoli Group acquires KAH tequila    The Drinks Report

The rights to importing, distributing, selling and marketing the KAH tequila brand is now to be held by Stoli Group…  KAH, which translates to ‘life’ in the ancient Mayan language, is produced by Fabrica de Tequilas Finos in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. It was designed to pay reverence and honor to Mexico and its people. The product range features four expressions with each being made from 100% blue agave. Each is presented in its own uniquely decorated, spirited skull bottle…

Jan
18
2017

Ghost Tequila’s Richard Alexander Pomes

3-course interview: Ghost Tequila’s Richard Alexander Pomes

Local entrepreneur Richard Alexander Pomes is co-owner and chief marketing officer of Ghost Tequila (www.ghosttequila.com), …One of my business partners with Ghost Tequila, Chris (Moran), came up with the idea…Most people have a terrible breakup story with tequila, whether they had too much of it during spring break or college. So he came up with a cocktail, which was kind of sweet and kind of spicy, and made it by infusing ghost peppers. (Ghost) Tequila is 100 percent blue agave tequila infused with ghost peppers…

Jan
18
2017

Top Taco New Orleans fest

Early-bird tickets on sale for Top Taco New Orleans fest  NOLA.com

Folks who love tacos and tequila can take advantage of early-bird discounted tickets for the inaugural Top Taco New Orleans festival, through Feb. 14.  The event is March 23 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Riverwalk’s Spanish Plaza…  The tacos will be paired with tequilas and spirits, such as Don Julio, Avion, Casa Noble, 1800 Tequila, Exotico, Milagro and Ghost Tequila….

Jan
18
2017

Cucumber Lemon Tequila Cocktail

Cucumber Lemon Tequila Cocktail    ABC.com

To a cocktail shaker add ice, tequila, cucumber juice and lemon jam. Shake until combined and frothy. Strain over a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with lime wedge and cucumber wheel dipped into chili salt…