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This week’s Weekend Sipper is: Suerte Tequila Añejo – “Your New Crush” This tequila has a soft spot in our heart for two reasons: It’s made the old-fashioned way, and it contains the rare aroma of melon, which we love! Its

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Tequila Alquimia Reserva de Don Adolfo Extra Añejo – “The Art of Agave” Like all the other Alquimia products, this tequila expression is something special. The main reason: although it’s an extra añejo the agave still shines

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Terralta Añejo Tequila – “Earthly Pleasure” If you think the term terroir only applies to wine, the Terralta line will make you think again. Aromas of soil (earth, mushrooms) and minerals remain even in the añejo, mixing

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Fortaleza Reposado – “Too Legit to Quit” Just like a hipster needs a fixie bike, any serious tequila connoisseur needs to have “Forty Repo” on their bar. That’s because this tequila is completely legitimate, made the super

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Tequila has changed a lot since the early days. Most producers have switched from time consuming, old-school methods to high-efficiency production. But has this trend helped or harmed the overall quality of tequila? We decided to find out in the most

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Highest Rated Tequila Distilleries

Agave, water, and yeast. Unbelievably, those three ingredients are all you need to make tequilas with an enormous variety of aromas and flavors. That’s because while the ingredients are simple, the process is anything but. If you’ve ever wondered why tequilas

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Roca Patron Añejo

This week’s Weekend Sipper: Roca Patron Añejo – “Rock Solid” We love tahona-made tequilas because they generally have more delicate flavors, and this one is particularly delicious. A tahona is a large stone wheel that crushes cooked agave fibers to release

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Would you start drinking tequila at 10am on a Saturday? Of course you would, and so would we. All we needed was an excuse, and the local Sonoma radio station, KSVY, gave us one. The “All About Frank” show, with host

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Gran Dovejo Tequila Blanco – “Bright Star” A truly good blanco is hard to find. You can’t use the aging process to cover up any unpleasantness, and the agave has to shine. Shine it does is this

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You’re probably either a tequila fan, or know someone who is. But what does it take to become an official Tequila Badass? You can reach this level, and beyond, by rating tequilas using the Tequila Matchmaker mobile app for iPhone and Android.

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One of the perks of living in a small town is being a regular guest on the local radio station. There’s something about radio that fascinates me, so I’ll never turn down the opportunity to make an appearance, especially if I

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This week’s Weekend Sipper: Siembra Valles Reposado – “Valley Gold” Get ready because this #tequila has oomph! Tons of agave, butter, citrus and authenticity. No wonder we keep reaching for Siembra Valles Reposado. It’s made in a small distillery, Tequila Cascahuin

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Siete Leguas Añejo Tequila

This week’s Weekend Sipper: Siete Leguas Añejo – “The Classic Comfort” Quite simply, we never regret reaching for this bottle of agave-forward #tequila because it’s dependable and delicious. Siete Leguas is one of the few brands made in its own dedicated

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Don Abraham Reposado Tequila

This week’s selection is: Don Abraham Reposado – “The Lady Killer” We gave it this nickname when we noticed that women at our #tequila tasting events were drinking so much of it that they were “killing the bottle.” But it’s not

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Introducing The Weekend Sipper! This week’s selection is: Alquimia Organic Reposado – Our Organic Addiction We just can’t stop sipping on this delicious, small batch reposado with notes of cooked agave, vanilla, and butter. Guilt-free bonus: It’s organic and the brand

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It may be difficult to believe, but just over 9 new tequila brands are launched each and every month, according to the data in our own Tequila Matchmaker NOM database. This might make it sound like there are a wide variety

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What do Casamigos, Avión, and Clase Azul tequilas all have in common? All are made in the same distillery, located in a town called Jesús María in the Los Altos region of Jalisco, Mexico. This, and other interesting information about tequila

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Looking for holiday gift-buying advice for the tequila lover in your life? You’ve come to the right page. The Tequila Matchmaker app currently shows 3,340 different tequilas coming from 1,712 brands. Users of the app can add items to a Wish

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The Tequila Matchmaker app database currently contains a whopping 3,307 different tequilas coming from 1,680 brands. With so much selection available, which ones are most favored among tequila aficionados? The chart above shows the 20 tequilas that have collected the most

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Extra Añejos — the most aged and expensive form of tequila — attracts all palates, from seasoned tequila drinkers to newbies who find their rich oak flavors reminiscent of other dark spirits. This is still a relatively new category for tequila.

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