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Casa Noble's Pepe Hermosillo and writer EC Gladstone
Tuesday 31 March, 2015

10 Ways Casa Noble Tequila Is Different




I have to be honest: I wasn’t necessarily expecting to be impressed by Casa Noble tequila. Sure, I was happy to be invited to the distillery on the outskirts of the city of Tequila, Mexico (yes, It’s actually a place), but every distillery or winery visit doesn’t necessarily make a huge impression. Also, not to […]





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Friday 29 November, 2013

Mixologists and Bartenders in The Tasting Panel




As Editor-At-Large for Anthony Dias Blue’s The Tasting Panel magazine, I had the pleasure of meeting some of the world’s best winemakers as well as master distillers, mixologists and other experts of the spirits industry. Here are some of the many features I published (click on each to see the full story): OR CLICK HERE […]





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Monday 10 June, 2013

Tapatio Tequila: The Proof’s In The Overproof




Last night, an event at Downtown LA’s Las Perlas tequila bar was almost more understated than it should’ve been (how often does that happen in the spirits world?); Third generation distiller Carlos Camarena of La Alteña distillery (in the Jalisco highlands) was there to formally introduce his Tapatio tequila to the US Market. While Tapatio […]





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Sunday 15 April, 2012

Did you know I am Certified in Tequila?




It’s true. I had the rare opportunity to participate in the first US Certification class from the Consejo Regulador del Tequila of Mexico, at Dos Caminos Las Vegas. Read all about it in my blog for EscapeHatchDallas! ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2010





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Sunday 15 April, 2012

Are You Drinking What I’m Drinking?




I can’t say covering the 2010 Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association convention is the toughest assignment I’ve ever had, but drinking almost non-stop for 48 hours is…well…click on the cocktail contest photo above for the full blog in EscapeHatchDallas. I can’t remember the details anymore. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED APRIL 2010