Jun
22
2017

Mezcal Cocktail Competition

GOODS | ‘Viejo Indecente’ Mezcal Cocktail Competition Set For Gastown’s La Mezcaleria    Scout Magazine (blog)

Vancouver, BC | La Mezcaleria Gastown is hosting a cocktail competition in partnership with Viejo Indecente Mezcal on Monday, June 26th at 7pm. Thirteen competing bartenders will mix cocktails with the winner earning a trip to Oaxaca…

Jun
21
2017

Diageo Buys George Clooney’s Tequila

Diageo Buys George Clooney’s Tequila Company For Up To $1 Billion    NPR

Spirits company Diageo is buying Casamigos, the tequila company co-founded by George Clooney, in a deal that values the company at up to $1 …

Jun
21
2017

​7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila

​7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila    Men’s Health

…Everything tastes better fresh out of a slow cooker, and agave is no exception. Once the piñas are prepped in the fields, they’re transported to tequila headquarters: Hacienda Patrón—equipped with distillery buildings, gardens, a liquors facility, a 20-room luxury guesthouse, and all of the cocktails you could ever want—is home to the entire production process…

patron hacienda

Hacienda Patrón is located in Atotonilco El Alto, Mexico.
Jun
21
2017

Investors Wanted In Mezcal Country

US Investors Are Wanted In Mezcal Country

…Agave is the essential element for making mezcal. And the demand of this drink keeps rising: according to the Mexican government, in 2016 it earned third place in exports of alcoholic beverages — after only beer and tequila — generating $26.8 million…

Jun
21
2017

Can Mezcal Grow to The Mainstream?

Can Mezcal Grow Its Way to The Mainstream Without Losing Its Roots    VinePair

…Diageo, the largest global spirits company and a VinePair investor, manages distribution for Mezcal Union. Bacardi, the largest privately owned global spirits company, has invested in both Ilegal Mezcal and Zignum. Most recently, on June 7, Pernod Ricard, the second-largest spirits company in the world, announced the biggest investment in a mezcal brand by a multinational corporation yet: a majority stake in Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal…

Jun
19
2017

Patrón stages summer tour

Global: Patrón stages summer tour    Event Magazine

Tequila brand Patrón is touring cities across the US with a bar-on-wheels, showcasing different cocktails with interactive elements…

Patrón: summer cocktail experience
Patrón: summer cocktail experience
Jun
19
2017

Southampton gets massive tequila bar

Mexican joint in Southampton gets massive tequila bar    New York Post

400 Rabbits Tequila Bar is hidden behind the back of the restaurant, at 40 Bowden Square, like a Prohibition-era speakeasy. It carries more than 100 types of tequila…

Jun
16
2017

Pairing dinner at Vintage 423

Tequila sunset: Pairing dinner at Vintage 423 features flavors of Mexico     (Albuquerque)
WHEN: 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner on June 29
WHERE: Vintage 423, 8000 Paseo del Norte NE
HOW MUCH: $80 per person, plus tax and gratuity; reservations, 821-1918

Jun
16
2017

SOL Southwest Kitchen and Tequila Bar

SOL Southwest Kitchen and Tequila Bar Downtown unlocks its doors tonight     Charleston City Paper

Sol Southwest Kitchen & Tequila Bar opens its third restaurant at 385 Meeting …  Sol boasts a 60 bottle list of 100 percent agave tequila in addition to hand-crafted cocktails prepared with “juices squeezed fresh daily.”…

Jun
16
2017

Bar Accessories Dad Wants

8 Absolute Must-Have Bar Accessories Dad Wants For Father’s Day

Friends like Brendan don’t only have one kind of Mezcal, he might have a dozen or more. So, let me please recommend a Mezcal that I think is entry …