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Latest Mezcal Stories

2012-05-01 02:26:07

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CRUZ Tequila's award-winning leadership sets the record straight and dispels seven tequila myths before Cinco de Mayo arrives: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/CG96800)Myth No. 1: Mexico is the No. 1 tequila consuming country.False: The United States now consumes more tequila than Mexico, by purchasing over 80% of all exported tequila which equate to 108 million liters per year.Myth No. 2: Tequilas are made all over the...

2011-09-14 14:00:00

YORK, Pa., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Superstar Toby Keith will bring his Wild Shot Mezcal to York today and sign pre-purchased bottles at the PA Wine & Spirits Store, Crossroads Shopping Center, 351 Loucks Rd., York from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. "There are few names bigger and more recognizable in the entertainment and music world than Toby Keith, and we couldn't be more pleased to now welcome him as part of the spirits industry, with his new Wild Shot Mezcal," said...

2011-08-22 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National 901 Day on 9/01, 901 Silver Tequila is planning to give fans a free concert co-hosted by 901 President Kevin Ruder and 901 CEO and Founder Justin Timberlake. This event is part of the largest-ever national promotion in support of the annual day celebrating the 901 Tequila brand's namesake. In addition to sponsoring a FreeSol concert at Irving Plaza in New York City on 9/01 at 9:01pm, over 500 901 Tequila accounts...

2010-06-22 13:29:00

SAN DIEGO, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the success of its inaugural spirits competition in 2009, The Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards (http://www.SIPAwards.com) presented the 2010 SIP Awards at the exclusive Ivy Rooftop at the Hyatt Andaz Hotel in downtown San Diego, CA on Thursday, June 10, 2010. This year's competition proved to be an even greater challenge for each of the 162 spirits competing for the coveted Platinum Prize awarded to the consumer's spirit of choice!...

2010-02-10 12:12:16

Just because you don't swallow the worm at the bottom of a bottle of mescal doesn't mean you have avoided the essential worminess of the potent Mexican liquor, according to scientists at the University of Guelph. Researchers from U of G's Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) have discovered that mescal itself contains the DNA of the agave butterfly caterpillar "” the famously tasty "worm" that many avoid consuming. Their findings will appear in the March issue of BioTechniques, which...

2008-08-27 00:00:33

By Guy Adams Mexico without tequila? It seems a far-fetched notion but the country's farmers are shunning the famous agave plant because of poor prices and switching to profitable crops. By Guy Adams The ethanol boom SAVOUR THAT frozen margarita in your hand, for soon you might not be able to afford it. Mexico's tequila industry is about to become the latest victim of America's growing thirst for ethanol. Soaring demand for biofuel has sent global commodity prices through the roof,...