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Along with blancos, reposados represent some of our favorite tequilas. A light repo goes perfectly with meals, while a more aged repo can serve as a great dessert tequila, for the end of evening. But “rested” tequilas, which can spend anywhere

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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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Good news, tequila lovers! This week is Cinco de Mayo—the drinking holiday that most people think marks Mexican Independence, but is actually the date of the (mostly uncelebrated) Battle of Puebla. Don’t worry, we’re not going to be party poopers. Cinco

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The truth behind “the coming tequila shortage”, and the real risks the industry faces Here’s the good news on the “agave crisis”: We are reaching the peak. The bad news is we will likely experience a similar, or worse, situation in

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Agave isn’t just another plant. This one is special. We never realized just how incredible it was until we attended a presentation by Dr. Ivan Saldaña Oyarzábal, earned a Ph.D. in Plant Biology/Biochemistry from the University of Sussex, in Great Britain,

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More than a hundred new tequila brands are launched each year. For tequila drinkers this is both a great gift and a dilemma: which new tequilas are worthy of your time and money? Good question. That’s why we created a “Newcomers”

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Traditionally-made Tequilas Rise to the Top of the 2017 Spirits of Mexico Competition There are very few tequila festivals left in the U.S., which is a shame because they offer tequila lovers a great opportunity to try some of the new

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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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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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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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So, you want to know more about our Tasting Panel and how you can get on it? Here are all the details, but remember: With great privilege comes great responsibility! The “Tequila Matchmaker Tasting Panel” is a special list of tequila

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For years tequila geeks have been having a debate as polarizing as Coke vs. Pepsi: Which location produces better tequila, the “Highlands” or the “Lowlands” of Jalisco, Mexico? (By the way, we object to the term of “Lowlands” to describe the

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Why does good tequila have to be so damn expensive? It doesn’t! Even though there are a variety of tequilas at wide-ranging price points, buying a cheap tequila can feel like a risky proposition for many people. When it comes to

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Imagine sitting down at a table with 2 glasses of tequila (or any high-proof spirit) in front of you. Your job is to smell and taste both, and then decide which you like better. Sounds like a fun time, right? Now

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Here’s how you can give the Tequila Matchmaker enough information about your tequila preferences so that it will start giving you recommendations on what to try: Transcript of the video: Hi, this is Grover from TasteTequila.com and the Tequila Matchmaker, and

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