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Tag Archives: Tequila

• Think different booze affects you differently? Not so fast…

Think different booze affects you differently? Not so fast…

There’s a persistent myth that different types of booze – tequila, bourbon, beer, Jägermeister, etc. – affects your buzz differently. Not true. Perhaps the myth has an overriding psychological effect and people adopt the mythological behavior of said booze, but it’s all in your head. Yeah, I know, you swear you act all crazy when […]

• Celeb Booze News: Sammy Hagar & Adam Levine Launch Tequila & Mezcal Blend

Celeb Booze News: Sammy Hagar & Adam Levine Launch Tequila & Mezcal Blend

Hoping they make beautiful music together, rockers Sammy Hagar, of Cabo Wabo Tequila fame, and Adam Levine of Maroon 5, blended tequila and mezcal to concoct a new brand new agave spirit, Santo Puro Mezquila. It should be available everywhere just about now! Give it a shot!      

• Reduce Your Carbon Footprint! Drink & Drive! Here’s How

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint! Drink & Drive! Here’s How

DEARBORN, MI – July 19, 2016: 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. Ford and Jose Cuervo are testing the bioplastic for use in vehicle interior and exterior components such as wiring […]

• 10 Fierce Cocktails To Celebrate National Tequila Day

10 Fierce Cocktails To Celebrate National Tequila Day

          1. The Milagro Freshest Margarita Milagro Did you know that 91% of people prefer fresh margaritas over those made with a pre-packaged mix? If you fall in this category, “The Milagro Freshest Margarita” recipe is the perfect mix of classic cocktail with a creative twist. The Milagro Freshest Margarita Recipe 2. CRUZ […]

• Carlos Santana Sells Hot Tequila Biz In Latest Booze Deal

Carlos Santana Sells Hot Tequila Biz In Latest Booze Deal

U.S. alcoholic beverage giant Constellation Brands (IW 500/306) (STZ) said Wednesday it will buy Casa Noble, a Mexican organic tequila maker partly owned by music icon Carlos Santana. “As the first super premium spirits brand we’ll add to our portfolio, Casa Noble is a natural fit,” Constellation CEO Rob Sands said, adding that the acquisition […]

• Get Tix for the Museum of the American Cocktail’s Spirited Revolución!

Get Tix for the Museum of the American Cocktail’s Spirited Revolución!

Save the Date! Agave de Mayo: A Spirited Revolution Touring the Cocktail Los Angeles Monday, May 19 6:30 to 8:00 PM Petty Cash Taqueria (7360 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA) Tickets: $55 in advance, $60 at the door, $50 for MOTAC/SoFAB and USBG Members   Agave de Mayo: A Spirited Revolution is the next installment […]

Tequila’s a Top Tipple with Celebs at SXSW. Check it out!

Tequila’s a Top Tipple with Celebs at SXSW. Check it out!

So the tabloids say, “Celebrities; they’re just like us!” as they bag groceries, push strollers, talk to the pool man, etc. We just watched an episode of Celebrity Wife Swap where Jermaine Jackson showed Alex Baldwin’s wife how to call for a servant to pick up a dog poop in his back garden because he […]

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And More for Your Weekend Pleasure: The Perfect Margarita

And More for Your Weekend Pleasure: The Perfect Margarita

A good margarita is liquid salvation. A bad margarita…well, we’ve all been there. Sour mix situations. Tropical fruit follies. Don’t even get us started on those slushy-machine monstrosities. Jeret Peña, owner of San Antonio craft cocktail den The Brooklynite (yes, the Brooklynization of the universe is now complete) and the soon-to-open The Last Word, has […]

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“a woman walks into a bar…” and goes to Tequila U at Ortega 120 in the South Bay

“a woman walks into a bar…” and goes to Tequila U at Ortega 120 in the South Bay

Walk into Ortega120 and you could be walking into a cantina in Mexico. It’s that cool. I was there for my freshman semester of Tequila University, the first Tuesday of the month, on the story and facts of Tequila…not the kind that had you hugging your toilet. This session was hosted by Hotel California Tequila. […]

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• Get Your Margarita On! Here Are 10 Great Recipes

Get Your Margarita On! Here Are 10 Great Recipes

These fabulous recipes include classic margaritas, mango margaritas and pomegranate margaritas.  Try them all and report back! #1 Pear-Cilantro Margarita Ice 1 ounce reposado tequila 1 ounce pear nectar or juice 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup1/2 ounce fresh lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon chopped cilantro, plus 1 small cilantro sprig for […]

• Purim Themed Cocktails Including The Hammered Taschen

Purim Themed Cocktails Including The Hammered Taschen

“With most parties I throw I like to have a featured drink in addition to the normal beer, wine, and soda offering. What I have learned though is that the featured drink really must be made in bulk because you’ll be pinned to the bar making drink after drink if you plan to make them […]

• Happy National Margarita Day!

Happy National Margarita Day!

We pay tribute and honor the margarita on this special day of celebration.  We so deeply respect and value its place in our history that we have set aside Feb. 22 of every year as National Margarita Day. Loved and consumed by millions, friends and families around the world honor this sacred tequila, triple sec […]

• Head to Ortega120 for exceptional margaritas on National Margarita Day!

Head to Ortega120 for exceptional margaritas on National Margarita Day!

Hey, Everybody! National Margarita Day  is tomorrow Saturday, 2/22! If you’re looking for an extraordinary bar to get your margarita fix, you should totally head down to the award-winning Ortega 120 restaurant and cantina in the Redondo Beach. A quick drive and you’re in heavenly ‘real’ margaritaville! Start with their menu of unique margaritas of five […]

• Timberlake, Diddy Throw Down in Artisanal Tequila Battle

Timberlake, Diddy Throw Down in Artisanal Tequila Battle

A battle is brewing south of the border care of two musicians-turned-moguls, who have just announced ventures with leading global liquor houses to co-create high-end tequila brands. Justin Timberlake, who founded his own tequila line called 901 (for the area code of his hometown, Memphis) in 2009, will team up with the Beam Inc.-owned Sauza […]

• China to Be 2nd Largest Importer of Tequila by 2018

China to Be 2nd Largest Importer of Tequila by 2018

You hear all that buzz about China taking over the world? About it becoming the largest economy on Earth, about it taking over all our industries slowly but surely, about every corporation on Earth rushing to the Middle Kingdom to tap into its billion-plus population? It’s happening to tequila, too: earlier this fall, Mexico’s tequila […]