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Recent Ratings

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Rodrigo Sanchez
Tequila Freak
22 ratings

Julian Bonse
Tequila Enthusiast
8 ratings

Kevin DeLaney
Tequila Warrior
43 ratings

vanilla and agave on the nose. a bit of cinnamon on a long finish. excellent sipper!!

Ed Sullivan
Tequila Guru
90 ratings

Scott Nussbaum
Tequila Maniac
38 ratings

Spencer Markatos
Tequila Lover
11 ratings

Hector Pons
Tequila Lover
11 ratings

Tequila Guru
93 ratings

Doug Jansen
Tequila Enthusiast
4 ratings

Latest News

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Feb 02, 2018

Sales for Tequila Have Never Been Better. But Quality? Not So Much

How to find the best high-end tequilas in a crowded category.

Apr 20, 2017

Fortaleza Blanco – “Lots to Love”

Fortaleza Blanco is one of those tequilas that we will never run out of because we are constantly stockpiling it. And the reason for that is simple—it’s delicious and authentic. With butter, citrus and olive aromas, and a rich mouthfeel, what’s not to lov

Apr 10, 2017

The Lowdown on Tequila Additives

Additives in tequila? I bet you’ve never thought about it. But whether you are for or against additives it’s useful to know how they are used, the rules that govern them, and how to sleuth them out.

Feb 28, 2017

Putting Diffuser-made Tequilas to the Blind Taste Test

Tequila has changed a lot since the early days. Most producers have switched from time consuming, old-school methods to high-efficiency production. But has this trend helped or harmed the overall quality of tequila?

Feb 28, 2017

The World’s Highest Rated Tequila Distilleries

These are the top 89 (of 134) active tequila distilleries, based on ratings in the Tequila Matchmaker mobile app.

Feb 16, 2017

Fortaleza Reposado – “Too Legit to Quit”

Just like a hipster needs a fixie bike, any serious tequila connoisseur needs to have “Forty Repo” on their bar. That’s because this tequila is completely legitimate, made the super old-school way, and delicious to boot. Let’s be honest, this tequila is “

Cocktails & Bars
Sep 06, 2016

Meet the People: Guillermo Erickson Sauza Tequila Fortaleza

An interview with Guillermo Erickson Sauza, fifth-generation family member and producer of family-owned artisan produced Tequila Fortaleza.

Men's Journal
Aug 09, 2016

A Handy Guide to Buying Traditional Tequila

The process was simple, natural, and efficient enough — at least until Americans decided they liked tequila, too.

The Spirits Business
Feb 23, 2016

Tequila Fortaleza rolls out across UK

Indie Brands has been appointed as the UK distributor for Tequila Fortaleza, an “artisan” range made using a 100-year-old boiler from the former La Fortaleza distillery