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If you ever wanted to learn more about tequila or are new to the spirit this podcast was made specifically for you. Discover new tequila brands and styles while further educating yourself on those you may already be familiar with. Brent Paugh (Margarita Texas) and various co-hosts interview industry experts in the tequila business while sampling a wide range of Blancos, Reposados and Añejos. Listen in while we have a fun time learning together along the way.

If you ever wanted to learn more about tequila or are new to the spirit this podcast was made specifically for you. Discover new tequila brands and styles while further educating yourself on those you may already be familiar with. Brent Paugh (Margarita Texas) and various co-hosts interview industry experts in the tequila business while sampling a wide range of Blancos, Reposados and Añejos. Listen in while we have a fun time learning together along the way.
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If you ever wanted to learn more about tequila or are new to the spirit this podcast was made specifically for you. Discover new tequila brands and styles while further educating yourself on those you may already be familiar with. Brent Paugh (Margarita Texas) and various co-hosts interview industry experts in the tequila business while sampling a wide range of Blancos, Reposados and Añejos. Listen in while we have a fun time learning together along the way.

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Episodes

Tequila education with Jorge Raptis and Don Julio Tequila

5/15/2019
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Jorge Raptis, national educator with Diageo, shares with us his extensive knowledge of agave based spirits. We discuss the history of Don Julio tequila and processes used to make their tequila. The discussion also goes into processes used at other distilleries that are not so traditional. We also sample most of Don Julio's offerings including 1942 and double cask reposado. Our amigos at Don Julio would like to remind everyone to please drink responsibly Don Julio -...

Duration:00:32:35

Starting a brand with Scott Willis of Tequila 512

5/8/2019
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We discuss starting a new tequila brand and challenges with Scott Willis of Tequila 512. He chats with us about labeling, bottles and choosing the right juice to put in that bottle. We discuss an explosion that happened at one of their plants that delayed production. Our talk then leads into tasting their blanco, reposado and anejo tequila and how they are aged and the barrels used. Tequila 512 - http://tequila512.com Margarita Texas - https://margaritatexas.com

Duration:00:29:10

Interview with Tom Nall, Founder of Republic Tequila

4/24/2019
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We interview Tom Nall, founder of Republic Tequila, a company based out of Austin, Texas. This cowboy discusses how he went to Mexico and found the perfect juice to start his company. We also taste their plata, reposado, anejo and extra anejo and how they are made. Republic Tequila - http://republictequila.com Margarita Texas - https://margaritatexas.com/mix

Duration:00:34:39

Infused tequila and cocktails with Steve Sharma of El Big Bad

4/10/2019
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On this episode we discuss infused tequila with Steve Sharma, owner of El Big Bad, a restaurant in Houston, Texas. His unique establishment allows patrons to customize their own margaritas by choosing flavored tequila including possible combinations of churro, beef jerky and strawberry. We discuss the details of how he infuses his tequila while he encourages everyone to try it at home. El Big Bad - https://ElBigBad.com Margarita Texas - https://MargaritaTexas.com

Duration:00:27:31

Tequila branding and aging with Titanium Tequila

3/27/2019
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We interview Robert Tijerina and Casey Hartle of Titanium Tequila. We taste their Blanco, Reposado, Anejo & Ultra Aged tequila while discussing the process involved in each expression. The talk starts at how the brand was formed and moves into cocktails and informative details on how their tequila is made. Titanium Tequila - https://www.titaniumtequila.com Margarita Texas - https://margaritatexas.com

Duration:00:30:59

Drinking Reposados with Nic Soglanich, The Tequila Wanderer

3/13/2019
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On this episode, we discuss reposados with Nic Soglanich, The Tequila Wanderer. Our in depth conversation on the style and how they are made centers around two of his favorite reposados, El Tesoro & Codigo 1530. We also talk about his weekly featured tequila videos, Instagram page and travels. The Tequila Wanderer - http://instagram.com/the_tequila_wanderer Margarita Texas - https://MargaritaTexas.com

Duration:00:30:16

Talking the business of tequila with Stewart and Kaitlyn Skloss of Pura Vida

2/27/2019
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On this episode Stewart and Kaitlyn Skloss join us to discuss Pura Vida tequila. We find insight on how the company was started and continue with aspects of the business part of the operations. We taste their reposado and anejo on air and speak to how those and their blanco and double anejo are made and aged. They mention a musical approach to fermenting and why they added this process. Pura Vida Tequila - http://puravidatequila.com/ Margarita Texas - https://margaritatexas.com

Duration:00:28:57

Interview with Pepe Zevada founder of Pepe Z Tequila

2/20/2019
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Pepe Zevada of Pepe Z Tequila talks to us about how the brand he founded was created out of retirement. He discusses their lineup of tequilas, the flavors and aging process. Things go in a different direction as he suggests rubbing tequila on arms and hands as part of an experiment. Pepe Z Tequila - http://pepeztequila.com Margarita Texas - https://margaritatexas.com

Duration:00:27:45

Discussing Tequila and Processes with J. Antuna Owner of Sueno De Atzo Tequila

2/7/2019
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In the first episode of The Tequila Tester, we interview J. Antuna, owner of Sueno De Atzo Tequila. He discusses the processes to make and age his blanco, reposado, anjeo and extra anejo tequila. Learn about these styles of tequila and how the flavors differ from each variation. Sueno De Atzo Tequila - https://atzosdream.com No Autoclave - http://noautoclave.com Margarita Texas - https://margaritatexas.com

Duration:00:28:57