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Tanteo Tequila Announces Hiring Of California Market Manager

Submitted by Tequila.net     September 11, 2010     8620   0

Tanteo Tequila, the ultra-premium collection of flavor-infused 100% Blue Weber Agave Blanco tequilas - Jalapeno, Tropical and Chocolate, announces the hiring of Moana Dixon in the newly created role of California Market Manager.

As Market Manager, Ms. Dixon will spearhead Tanteo Tequila's product introduction and roll-out into the California market. She will manage the building of a state-wide sales team, implement marketing programs, and leverage her key account relationships to raise brand awareness and grow sales. Ms. Dixon, who has over eight years of experience managing sales for spirits brands, was most recently the California State Manager for Partida(TM) Tequila where she was instrumental in the brand's statewide success. Prior to this position she worked in management positions at Dorado Pizzorni & Sons, Infinite Spirits Inc., and SKYY Spirits LLC.

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1921 Tequila Cream Returns to Nevada

Submitted by Tequila.net     August 16, 2010     9267   1
San Antonio, TX (TEQUILA.net) - Casa 1921 Tequila announced today the return of its delicious Tequila Cream liqueur to the state of Nevada.

Southern Wine and Spirits will add 1921 Tequila Cream to its line-up of premium spirits. Dave Bart, Director of spirits at Southern commented on behalf of the company, “Southern Wine and Spirits prides itself in being Nevada's leading, wine, beer and spirits Distribution Company. 1921 Tequila Cream is a perfect fit in our super premium portfolio. We are excited to offer this award winning brand to our consumers and are certain it will please every Tequila lover's palate!”

Casa 1921 showcased its unique Tequila Cream at the 2008 Las Vegas Tequila Festival held at the Rio. The long waiting line to sample this delicious product should serve as a glimpse into its future success in the great state of Nevada. Juan Collado, president of Casa 1921 shared his excitement, “1921 is excited to be back in the Nevada Market. Southern Wine and Spirits is a great house to be in. We expect a strong return to this market and have complete confidence in our new partnership with Southern Wine and Spirits backed by our sales force team, Beacon Beverage.”

1921 Tequila Cream has won several top awards in various spirit competitions including the Spirits of Mexico and the Agave Spirits Challenge. The most recent was on June 25, 2010, when it was awarded the Superior Gold Medal by the Masters of Taste of the Chefs In America Awards Foundation. It was also named the #1 Tequila Cream Liqueur in the world.

1921 Tequila Cream is made with 1921’s 100% Blue Weber Agave Blanco Tequila, mixed with the soft flavor of cream, vanilla, caramel and cinnamon flavors enhanced with a hint of coffee. It can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks, as a culinary ingredient or in a variety of delicious drink recipes. Truly unique in its class, no other Tequila liqueur comes close to its quality and purity, the magic of a perfect blend!

1921 Creamitini

Ingredients:
* 2 -1/2 oz 1921 Tequila Cream
* 1 oz vanilla vodka
* 1 -1/2 oz half-and-half
* 1/4 oz chocolate syrup ( Hershey's)

Preparation:
Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake and pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish glass with chocolate syrup.


For more information:
Tequila 1921 PR
Tequila 1921

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival Features Tequila Distillery

Submitted by Tequila.net     June 26, 2010     8812   0

WASHINGTON, DC - The Smithsonian Institution is building its first tequila distillery on the National Mall. That's right. The family friendly museum complex is preparing to brew booze. The catch is there won't be a drop of tequila to drink.

The annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, running June 24-28 and July 1-5, will feature several exhibits on Mexican culture, with demonstrations on traditional foods and agricultural techniques. This includes the tequila-making station to highlight the country's native agave plant.

As for the tequila itself?

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Victory for KAH, Day of the Dead Tequila

Submitted by Tequila.net     June 21, 2010     10116   0

Establishes Definitive Identity in Competitive Beverage Marketplace

Elements Spirits, Inc. is triumphant in a formidable legal challenge posed by the parent company of a high-profile celebrity-backed vodka, paving the way for the maverick brand's American and global business prospects.

San Diego: Elements Spirits, Inc. and its brand KAH™ Tequila emerged supreme in a liquor industry court case that echoed the age-old outcome of "David and Goliath," with the proverbial little guy (or in this case, little gal) coming out on top morally and ethically.

Globefill, Inc., parent company for the high-profile, celebrity-backed Crystal Head Vodka, took on the "Goliath" role, filed a lawsuit against Element's Spirits, Inc., and its CEO, Kim Brandi accusing Elements of trademark infringement and unfair competition. Globefill then tried to prevent distribution of KAH™ Tequila in the United States by filing a motion for preliminary injunction.

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Skyy Spirits Brings Award Winning Espolon Tequila Back To U.S. Fans

Submitted by Tequila.net     May 08, 2010     10716   1

Iconic Tequila Brand Returns with Same Great Liquid Presented in Updated Packaging with Imagery that Celebrates "Real Mexico"

SAN FRANCISCO – Espolón, the super-premium tequila that evokes the storied culture of "real Mexico," is returning to the U.S. market. Skyy Spirits, the U.S.-based wholly owned subsidiary of Gruppo Campari and the definitive marketer and distributor of super-premium and luxury spirits brands in North America, is proud to bring this 100-percent Weber Blue Agave tequila brand north of the border again with a new look, yet with the same award-winning liquid.