Category: Tequila/Mezcal Reviews

Tequila Review: ArteNOM Seleccion 1414 Reposado

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The world of tequila is a complicated one, torn between large commercial producers that use the latest technology, and smaller, more craft-oriented producers that do things the way that distillers have for generations. There is not necessarily a clear advantage to taking one path or the other – great tequila can be made by companies … Read more

Tequila Review: Z Tequila (Blanco, Reposado and Añejo)

I first became aware of Z Tequila when they won two Double Gold medals at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition earlier this year — an impressive feat for a small distillery with very limited distribution (currently only in Texas and California). This was a tequila I had to find out more about. Z Tequila … Read more

Taste Test: Silver Tequilas

Last weekend we had family visiting from California, which could only mean one thing: I was mixing up cocktails. We were making Mexican food for dinner, so we decided to spice it up a little by having a tequila tasting to kick things off. I brought out five varieties of silver (or blanco) tequilas to … Read more