Tequila

Dobel Tequila Celebrates Film in Park City, UT

Dobel Tequila Celebrates Film in Park City, UT

Maestro Dobel Tequila will take a leading role in supporting independent filmmakers at the biggest annual film festival in Park City, UT. Read More ==>

Hotel California Tequila Launches Brand Campaign

Hotel California Tequila Launches Brand Campaign

Hotel California Tequila has announced the brand launch of its ultra-premium small-batch tequilas inspired by the Baja peninsula of Mexico. Read More ==>

Herradura Updates Its Extra-Añejo Selección Suprema Bottle and Package

Herradura Updates Its Extra-Añejo Selección Suprema Bottle and Package

Casa Herradura has announced that it has refined the primary and secondary packaging for its high-end extra añejo Selección Suprema tequila. Read More ==>

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Tequila Unveils ‘Cool’ New Packaging to Celebrate Mexican Heritage

Jose Cuervo Tradicional Tequila Unveils ‘Cool’ New Packaging to Celebrate Mexican Heritage

Cold-Activated, Skeletal Bottle Design Inspired by Mexico's National Holiday, Día de los Muertos.

Paying homage to one of Mexico's most honored national holidays the way only the world's oldest and best-selling Tequila company can, Jose Cuervo is donning its popular Jose Cuervo Tradicional Tequila line in thermochromic labels that come to life when the liquid is chilled to temperatures between 32F and 42F.  Drawing inspiration from Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead), the package design is the first version of the limited-edition line and adds a welcomed chill to all at-home celebrations.

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Ultra-Premium Hotel California Tequila Launches in the U.S

Ultra-Premium Hotel California Tequila Launches in the U.S

Connecticut-based Sipping Spirits, LLC is launching its ultra-premium Hotel California Tequila. The initial launch will take place in the northeast and California. Read More ==>

Adulations for Agave

Tequila goes uptown and upscale as creative mixologists integrate top shelf and boutique brands into sexy signature drinks. Read More ==>

Partida Tequila ~ A Tequila Legacy

A Meeting with Sofia Partida
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TEQUILA – THE NEW AGE OF AGAVE

When I checked into my room at the Ritz-Carlton Cancun a few years ago, I was greeted by a silver tray upon which sat a slim glass filled with – appropriately – Patrón Silver, a rich, thick blanco that personifies the best of pure agave distillation. Read More ==>

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