‘Teslaquila’ Tequila Coming Soon

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, first presented Teslaquila to the public as an April fool’s joke on Twitter: “Elon was found passed out against a Tesla Model 3, surrounded by ‘Teslaquila’ bottles,” he wrote. “The tracks of dried tears still visible on his cheeks.” There’s never a dull moment with Musk!  From launching space rockets, … Continue reading “‘Teslaquila’ Tequila Coming Soon”

The Rise and Fall of Tequila

Tequila is all the rage right now, and Mexican agave farmers are struggling to keep up with the hype. Producers are starting to pull up plants prematurely just to keep up with the high demand.  What does this lead to?  Bad quality tequila.  Farmers are also worried with such a raise in price that theft is … Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Tequila”

Pulque – nectar of the gods

If you have not yet traveled to Mexico, then you have not tasted the infamous Pulque. Slimy, frothy and saliva-like are ways Natives would describe this alcoholic beverage to you. But to me, it reminded me of a delicious smoothie, not too filling, and flavored with all of the right fruits. Pulque – nectar of … Continue reading “Pulque – nectar of the gods”

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo – ‘the fifth of May’ marks a very important day in the history of Mexico. No, it is not Mexico’s Independence Day. Cinco de Mayo is the celebration commemorating the Mexican army defeating the larger enemy, France, as they tried to advance to Mexico City from Veracruz in the Battle of Puebla … Continue reading “Happy Cinco de Mayo!”

DAY OF THE DEAD

MARIGOLD TEQUILA Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, by people of Mexican ancestry all over the world, and is acknowledged internationally by many cultures. Dia de los Muertos is the gathering of friends and family to pray for their loved ones who have passed and help … Continue reading “DAY OF THE DEAD”

National Irish Coffee Day

It is National Irish Coffee Day! The best way to celebrate is to make a glass (or two), relax and warm up. Check out my favorite Irish Coffee recipe: 1 ½ oz. of Jameson Irish whiskey 5-7 oz. hot coffee or 2 shots of espresso 1-2 tsp. brown sugar Fresh whipped cream (I prefer to … Continue reading “National Irish Coffee Day”

Margaritaville

Our friend Kelly is back to help our readers make the perfect Margarita. In case you missed Kelly’ s other blog about Summer Sips for Chicks, check it out here! Frozen or on the rocks, with salt or no salt….a Margarita always sounds good to me. I love the blend of tangy with sweet and … Continue reading “Margaritaville”

Compatibility by Cocktail

We recently teamed up with Shannon at PlentyOfFish to help readers see if they are compatible with their dates through the drinks they choose! Shannon has been working at Plenty of Fish since 2010, she is on their Public Relations team as well as a regular blogger.  After reading this blog and on a date, you’ll be … Continue reading “Compatibility by Cocktail”