Categories Spirits Tequila

All Aboard The Day of the Dead Tequila Train

The Napa Valley Wine Train has partnered up with Tequila Casa Dragones for a third installation of the Tequila Train, commemorating Day of the Dead with a traditional Mexican menu from Criollo’s Chef Luis Arellano on Thursday, November 1, 2018. A one-night-only Napa Valley Wine Train takeover on Day of the Dead, the Tequila Train will greet guests onboard with a welcome Tequila Casa Dragones signature cocktail upon embarking on the festive three-hour train journey. The scenic three-hour rail tour will include four gourmet courses featuring…

Código 1530 Tequila Establishes Nationwide Distribution Across U.S.

Tequila brand, Código 1530 announced distribution in 48 U.S. states, with product hitting the shelves of retailers nationwide will begin this month. The new distribution plan solidifies Código 1530 Tequila’s existing relationship with Southern Glazers, which currently distributes the product in 45 U.S. States, and establishes a new presence with other local distributors, including Martignetti Companies…

What You Can Learn From A Tequilera

Audrey Formisano is in-house “Tequilera” at Marriott Puerto Vallarta, a luxury resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. A native of France, she earned a degree in service and hotel management as well as her Sommelier Certification. One would think that Audrey would be in France teaching about wine, but instead, she enjoys everything Tequila and being in the sun. She started working at Marriott Puerto Vallarta in 2003, and immersed in the native…

Tequila Day Cocktails to Spice Up Your Bar

Tequila day is right around the corner and this year, instead of serving straight shots, spice up your bar’s selection with these cocktails. The first being Prickled Pink. Centered around Pink Agua de Tuna, this cocktail is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Your customers will be consuming with delight as the prickly pear puree pairs perfectly with Milagro Silver, lime juice, and agave nectar.

Tequila Don Julio Releases First Innovation in Six Years

Tequila Don Julio has released Tequila Don Julio Reposado, Double Cask, a limited-edition Reposado tequila finished in casks used in the making of Buchanan’s Blended Scotch Whisky. Inspired by Don Julio González’s innovative spirit and passion to take the art of tequila making to new heights, current Master Distiller Enrique de Colsa is continuing the legacy by producing a truly unique tequila. The latest variant to the portfolio is a rich and…

Suerte Targets Small Format Consumers With 50 ml Bottles

Suerte, the small-batch, single-distillery tequila maker, announced today the release of its Blanco, Reposado, and Añejo in 50 ml bottles. “In the six years since we started Suerte Tequila, we have watched the brand expand and reach new audiences nationwide. We hope that by introducing 50mL bottles of Suerte, more people will try and love our traditionally-crafted tequila,” said Suerte Co-founder Laurence Spiewak.

The G4 Effect: Explodes Onto Category, Becomes Instant Favorite

You’ve probably heard about G4 Tequila by now. It’s one of those brands that you look forward to telling your colleagues about, but then discover everybody was clued in before you. You hear its name for the first time, and then you notice it popping up in conversation every day, or a customer wants to know why you don’t stock it already, and why can’t you put it in their Paloma?

Casa Noble’s Pepe Hermosillo Talks The Tequila Space

Mexico’s Casa Noble has enjoyed a rich and noble tradition since 1776, when the distillery first began making tequila.  The brand itself launched in 1990 and quickly earned a reputation for being a high end, fine handcrafted tequila. Casa Noble’s Founder and seventh-generation Maestro Tequilero Jose “Pepe” Hermosillo sat down with Bonfort’s Jose Martinez to discuss the past, present and future of tequila.

Campari Kicks Off Espolòn-Deadpool Campaign

Espolòn Tequila has a new Creative Director – none other than loquacious anti-hero Deadpool, who will assume the role of Creative Director for Culture ‘n Stuff leading up to the theatrical release of his highly anticipated movie, Deadpool 2, in theaters nationwide on May 18th. Espolòn’s history as one of the Campari Group’s most creatively daring spirits has made the brand a top seller in the US, growing +57.1% in 2017.

RNDC Takes On Playa Real Tequila in TX + CO

Playa Real recently signed a partnership deal with Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) to distribute the brand in Texas and Colorado, with additional states on the horizon. With its recent acquisition of Breakthru Beverage, RNDC is now the largest distributor in the United States, with operations in over 22 states. Each of the three tequilas is 80 proof and filtered through a precise triple distillation process, producing a smooth and authentic tequila taste.

Sazerac Launches Great Agave Website

The Sazerac Company just launched an educational website about all things agave. This new website, www.GreatAgave.com includes information about the history of agave spirits, the plant itself, where it’s grown and the many unique processes and people that have made spirits like tequila and mezcal the fastest growing categories in the industry. Rich in story and tradition, the agave plant has been used to create some of the oldest distilled spirits in the….