David Suro's Siembra Azul and Siembra Valles- Two Blancos from Two Terroirs

David Suro's Siembra Azul and Siembra Valles- Two Blancos from Two Terroirs

David Suro's Siembra Azul, is made at NOM 1414 in the high plateau of Los Altos (highlands), at the Feliciano Vivanco distillery, but his Siembra Valles is made at NOM 1123, in the Arenal region, in El Valle (lowlands). All of David Suro's products are made under the name 'Siembra

Villa Lobos - Light & Tasty

Villa Lobos - Light & Tasty

The NEW Tequila Villa Lobos is about to hit the US. I am proud to say I am one of two or three people in the US that have received samples and have evaluated them. Villa Lobos is made by Carlos Camarena and sold by Dale Sklar, and they are

Malinalli Review

Malinalli Review

Malinalli was the name of conquistador Herenan Cortes's lover and adviser, and considered the mother of the new Mexican people. She had an immense effect on Mexico, as the voice of Cortés, the voice of her people, and an enduring symbol of Mexico. She is also known as La Malinche,

Senda Real Tequila - One of the best value brands I have found

Senda Real Tequila - One of the best value brands I have found

Senda Real is another INEXPENSIVE GEM that I tasted. Believe it or not, I saw the silver blanco for as low as $14.49 on-line- UNREAL!! Senda Real tequila is a brand from Glass Bottom Distributors in LA, owned by Sergio Estrada Luna, Arturo Lomeli Ibarra and Humberto Ibarra. Senda

Blue Nectar - Clean & Crisp

Blue Nectar - Clean & Crisp

Blue Nectar Tequila is a nice Lowland (El Valle) Tequila. It was founded and owned by father-and-son team Nikhil Bahadur and BN Bahadur. The company’s portfolio includes a Blanco, Reposado and a Infused Special Reserve Reposado. Blue Nectar will be releasing an Anejo in the future. Blue Nectar is

JLP Tequila - A very Nice Value Brand

JLP Tequila - A very Nice Value Brand

JLP Tequila (The President's Tequila) is a great, "Value Premium" brand of 100% agave tequila. I like to mention good tequilas that can be sipped or used for excellent mixed drinks that won't break the bank, when I find them. JLP is perfect as an everyday drinking tequila,

Cimarron Blanco is An Inexpensive, Really Well Made Tequila

Cimarron Blanco is An Inexpensive, Really Well Made Tequila

I think it's a good thing when you happen upon a great tasting, fresh, clean and bright agave forward 100% blanco agave tequila. It's even better when it's inexpensive. REALLY INEXPENSIVE!! Cimarron is produced at the popular distillery 'Tequilena', S.A. de C.V., in the lowlands (El Valle) of

Casa Dragones Blanco - Diffuser Junk

Casa Dragones Blanco - Diffuser Junk

Casa Dragones Blanco is made with a diffuser and uses a column still, but even so, I was hoping to be able to say that it's extremely unique and different, and that it's an amazing diffuser product. Unfortunately I can not. Made at Destileria Leyros, in El Valle- NOM 1489,

El Tesoro Platinum - Traditionally Made Excellent Tequila

El Tesoro Platinum - Traditionally Made Excellent Tequila

El Tesoro Platinum blanco produced by Carlos Camarena at the old world distillery, La Alteña- NOM 1139 was built by Don Felipe de Jesús Camarena in 1937. It is located in Arandas, in the Los Altos (highlands) area of Jalisco. This fantastic blanco had eluded me, although I have the

LONG ISLAND LOU'S TOP 80 BLANCO'S

LONG ISLAND LOU'S TOP 80 BLANCO'S

People ask me all the time- WHAT ARE MY FAVORITE BLANCO TEQUILAS?? Here are 'MY TOP 80 CHOICES in 'general' order. Keep in mind that as time goes by, people's taste change (including mine) and for that reason and the fact that I try new tequila's all the time, this

Tequila  facts for Newbies

Tequila facts for Newbies

#1- 'Tequila' has TWO 'Categories'. One is Junk, called 'Mixto'- like Jose Cuervo Especial Tequila, or Sauza Silver or Gold and has only 51% blue Weber agave and is otherwise filled with crap to give you a headache, so NEVER drink it. No reason anymore (if ever) as prices for

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