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2014-07-23 23:02:52

El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina makes the best margaritas in Albuquerque and we are demonstrating it during a one day event providing patrons a complimentary House Made Fresh margarita with entree purchase July 23rd from 4 p.m. until close. El Pinto's House Made Fresh margarita is always made with premium fresh squeezed lime juice squeezed daily and premium tequila like Patron, Avion, 901, or Casamigos Blanco. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina...

2014-05-01 16:28:25

"Drinks After Work" Sweepstakes Starts May 1; Mezcal Tours With Toby Again NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How badly do fans want to have "Drinks After Work" with chart-topping superstar Toby Keith? Bad enough that at his charity golf tournament last year, someone paid $4,000 to take a shot of Toby's signature Wild Shot Mezcal with its namesake. Twice! While that $8,000 was a nice bump for the Toby Keith Foundation's charitable efforts, it's likely out of the realm of...

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,...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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