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Proximo Spirits is to introduce Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver into the UK for the first time – a spicy 100% agave blanco tequila. Due to launch into the on-trade in early July, the premium tequila will also be available in Selfridges but not rolled out to further off-trade outlets until the end of the year. …

Chilli-infused cocktails made with Jose Cuervo tequila are part of a hot line-up of food and drink at a festival in London paying homage to the chilli pepper. Chilli Chilli Bang Bang has been organised by Thomasina Miers, co-founder of restaurant and bar group Wahaca, with food and drink events organisers Tweat Up and Street …

Jose Cuervo tequila has teamed up with a London hotel bar to transform its rooftop terrace into Cuervo’s Cantina for the summer. The rooftop Skylounge bar at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London at Tower Hill will be transformed from May 2, offering bespoke Jose Cuervo cocktails alongside Mexican food. Cocktails will include Palomas, Mexican …

The world’s first honey-flavoured tequila has been launched into the UK market as part of a new distribution agreement for Cazcabel Tequila. Proof Drinks is launching Cazcabel blanco, made 85% with agave, in the UK alongside its two flavoured variants, Cazcabel Coffee and Honey. A platino tequila, made with 100% agave, will be launched shortly. …

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The team at the Basement Bar & Restaurant in Edinburgh reveal how they make their pomegranate sangrita, served in the bar alongside Herradura tequila. Sangrita is a traditional Mexican accompaniment for tequila. Now in its 20th year, the Basement Bar & Restaurant in Broughton Street was refurbished at the end of last year by owners …

London bartender Jay ZinZan has been announced as the winner of AquaRiva tequila’s cocktail competition celebrating positive drinking. Jay, who is from bar consultancy LDN Shindiggery and previously worked at Covent Garden Cocktail Club in London, won with a cocktail using a reposado tequila with raspberry-infused Aperol, homemade vanilla agave liqueur and Spanish Bitters, topped …

Mexican bartender Jose Luis Leon was crowned the winner of the Tahona Society’s global competition to find the best tequila bartender. He was one of 15 bartenders from 11 countries around the world, including two from the UK, who won their national contests to reach the grand final in Guadalajara, Mexico. Luis, who works at …

Jay ZinZan, from Covent Garden Cocktail Club in London, has become the first regional winner in the first-ever cocktail competition for AquaRiva tequila. He won the London heat with his cocktail, The Naturally, Bubbly, Happily, Troubly, which was made with AquaRiva Reposado tequila, raspberry-infused Aperol and vanilla agave liqueur, topped with Italian prosecco. The competition …