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Nom 1492

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The Moodie Davitt Report
Aug 18, 2017

Patrón strengthens portfolio of barrel-aged tequilas with two new editions

Patrón Spirits has extended its portfolio of barrel-aged tequilas with Patrón x Guillermo del Toro and Patrón en Lalique: Serie 2 at the upcoming TFWA World Exhibition.

Aug 18, 2017

The Truth Behind Patrón's Tequila Empire

Tequila Patrón, the world’s largest selling super-premium tequila brand, took the world by storm with an absurdly expensive, 100% agave tequila in the 90's when gold, “mixto” tequila was king.

Los Angeles Confidential
Oct 31, 2016

Why Master Distillers Are Barrel-Aging Tequila

When it comes to fine sippers to savor, spirits aficionados have long reached for premium whiskeys or Cognacs. But it may be time to add a new category to the sipping canon: tequila.

Boston Common
Oct 03, 2016

Why The Newest Tequilas are Very Easy to Sip

From artisanal new-crop distilleries to established, world-famous brands, master tequila distillers have begun barrel-aging the blue agave–based spirit for years, allowing the wood to layer rich notes of vanilla and caramel atop agave’s natural spice. But

Beverage Dynamics
Aug 16, 2016

Why Aged Tequila Has Captured Consumers’ Attention

Commercially available aged tequilas are a fairly modern invention, with the first reposado not launched until 1974, although a number of tequila houses kept aged barrels at home for their own usage. But in every case, aging decisions start with barrel se

Jun 07, 2016

The Craft of Tequila: How Artisanal Techniques Have Lifted The Category

At a time when tequila sales are booming both in the U.S. and internationally, and a flood of new brands continue to appear at retailers’ doors, it’s difficult to assemble a price assortment that sticks to value as the most important matter.

May 17, 2016

How Patron taught the spirits category to walk the walk

Fifteen years ago, Patrón only sold about 100,000 cases in the US; in 2015, that figure had risen to well over 2m. Over that decade and a half, the brand has pretty much single-handedly built the luxury Tequila segment in a category previously better know

Shanken News Daily
May 16, 2016

Patrón's Growth Continues Despite New Challengers At Tequila's Luxury End

Patrón, which pioneered the U.S. market’s thriving luxury Tequila segment, is now facing competition from a bevy of high-end entrants including Don Julio, Avión, Casamigos and others.

The Spirits Business
Apr 27, 2016

Tequila Suppliers Call for Alcohol Tax Rethink

A number of Tequila suppliers are lobbying the Mexican government to change the way alcohol in the country is taxed, urging the introduction of levies based on alcohol content rather than price.