Heaven Hill has acquired Samson & Surrey, including its portfolio of brands (Tequila Ocho) and facilities.
In a 2018 audio interview, the famed Tequila Ambassador reflects on his life.
Here's the reason for the añejo and extra añejo shortage that you probably didn't know was coming.
Tequila's success has created an enormous strain, imperiling the health and viability of the blue Weber agave on which tequila depends, as well as the farmers who grow it.
Lou cracks open a special single-barrel añejo release from Ocho and give his thoughts in this video review.
One hundred percent. The term seems straight forward enough. You see it listed on labels constantly. But in the case of 100 percent blue agave tequila, you shouldn’t be so sure.
A list of 10 tequilas that make interesting sipping tequilas. Some are better known and widely distributed, others less so. It all depends, of course, on your knowledge of tequila.
Some tequila producers are laying the groundwork for sustainability, but bartenders and conscientious consumers can fight the good fight, too.
For years we’ve been saying “process matters”, and that each choice made during the production process will find its way into the finished product. Now we have proof.