Marques de la Mota Launches Don Juan Tequila in the U.S.

Marques de la Mota have today announce the launch of Don Juan Tequila, the first baroque style fine sipping premium tequila to enter the market. Don Juan Tequila is made from 100% blue agave and produced in Amatitan, Jalisco, officially recognized in 1769, by the Real Audiencia (Royal Court) of Guadalajara, as the principal manufacturing center of "vino mezcal" the name used to describe the distilled agave spirit before it was known as tequila.

"The desire to share the passion of enjoying a fine sipping tequila along with the pairing of great recipes, food and music, was the reason to start the company," said Vicente Mota, co-founder of Marques de la Mota.

The company's goal is to produce and distribute the three variations of Don Juan Tequila, Silver, Reposado and Anejo with the purpose of positioning the brand in the top tier of the major spirit distributors catalog in the U.S. followed by global distribution.

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Hornitos Tequila Expands Its Portfolio With The Launch Of Hornitos Spiced Honey

Hornitos Tequila have introductied their newest on-trend offering, Hornitos® Spiced Honey, which features 100% blue agave Hornitos® Plata Tequila infused with natural honey flavour and a special spice blend.

"The unique sweet and heat flavor combination sets Hornitos Spiced Honey apart and makes Hornitos Tequila the first major player to debut a honey tequila product," said Gary Ross, Senior Brand Director of Tequila at Beam Suntory. "The special spice and honey blend is sure to appeal to tequila fans and those seeking an introduction to the spirit."

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Suerte Tequila Selects Firm for Public Relations Campaign

Pinnacle Advertising and Marketing have announced that Suerte Tequila has retained them as their public relations campaign. Suerte, which means "luck" in Spanish, is a premium handcrafted craft tequila made 100% from a Tahona that is quickly expanding from state to state and routinely winning tequila tasting competitions. The Tahona process involves a huge stone wheel that crushes the agave producing the higher quality taste.

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Pura Vida Tequila Acquires Distillery Ahead of Schedule

The Pura Vida Tequila Company proudly announced its acquisition of the state-of-the-art Xamay Distillery in Jalisco, Mexico barely five years after creating its award-winning flavor profiles at an Arandas based facility nearby. Commenting on the move, former Patrón insider and current Pura Vida Operations Director Modesto Nunez said, "Without your own distillery, you can only go so far. Now the sky's the limit for Pura Vida."

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Alacran Tequila Introduce Alacran Cristal

In a recent press release Autentico Tequila Alacran, more commonly referred to as Alacran Tequila, have announced that they too are poised to join the clear anejo market with the release of their new Alacran Cristal product.

Alacran Cristal is an ultra premium anejo tequila packaged in a clear sleek looking glass bottle, each bottle is hand labeled and numbered. The tequila uses agaves from 7-10 years old harvested in the highlands of Jalisco and is matured for 14 months in American Oak barrels previously used in the production of bourbon generating a rich, woody flavor with a hint of vanilla.

Full press release can be found in the main article

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