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Holiday Cocktails From Tequila Avión and HBO’s ’Entourage’

Tuesday Dec 14, 2010
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The holidays are upon us so let the celebrations begin! Tequila Avión, the break-out star of HBO’s Entourage and critics’ pick for its exceptionally smooth taste, will put everyone in the holiday "spirit" whether gifting or receiving.

Big Spender
Available exclusively through the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book and priced at $125,000, give the person who has everything a private Tequila Avión party for 75 guests planned by celebrity party planner Colin Cowie. Acclaimed Chef Todd English will provide the cuisine, DJ Donna d’Cruz will spin the music and mixologist Yusef Austin will mix up delectable Tequila Avión cocktails.

Under $60
Stand out this holiday season by gifting a bottle of Tequila Avión to a party host or hostess. The "elevated" taste of Tequila Avión Silver ($40-50), Reposado ($45-$55) or Añejo ($50-$60) will turn any party into an A-list event.

From bar shelf to store rack, Tequila Avión is now a fashion statement. Stylish Tequila Avión t-shirts featuring the brand’s signature "Flying Agave" are available exclusively at Bloomingdales nationwide for just $34.

It’s the Thought that Counts
Give a meaningful gift to tequila lovers that doesn’t break the bank, courtesy of Tequila Avión. Gift-givers are encouraged to create a customized cocktail recipe book of delicious Tequila Avión recipes found at Tequila Avión.

An endless array of cocktails can be found on the site to tantalize the taste buds.

Here are a few favorites for the holiday season:


Harvest Moon

Ingredients:

• 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Avión Añejo
• 1 oz. apple flavored liquor
(substitute apple juice
from concentrate)
• 1/2 oz. pear juice
• Splash of egg white
• Dash of fresh lemon
• Pinch of ground cinnamon

Method:

1. In a shaker, add all ingredients
over ice.
2. Shake and strain.
3. Can be served straight up or on
the rocks.
4. Garnish with a thinly sliced pear.

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Poinsettia

Ingredients:

• 2 oz. Tequila Avión Añejo
• less than ounce dry Sherry
• 5 cranberries
• 2 wedges of lemon
• less than ounce of all spice infused simple syrup

Method:

1. Muddle cranberries, lemon and
simple syrup in a shaker.
2. Pack with ice. Add Tequila Avión
Añejo and Sherry.
3. Shake until frothy.
4. Serve over fresh ice and garnish
with a few fresh cranberries and
cinnamon stick.

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Holiday Pearadise

Ingredients:

• 1 1/2 oz. Tequila Avión Reposado
• 1 oz. pear juice
• 1 1/2 oz. honey / orange
marmalade syrup

Method:

1. Muddle 3/4 of the plum with honey
syrup in a shaker.
2. Add all ingredients.
3. Shake and strain.
4. Warm over low heat and serve.

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About Tequila Avión: Tequila Avión is the ultra premium tequila that defines a new standard of quality and taste - "Taste Elevated." Produced by fifth generation agave growers from among the finest Blue Weber agave found in the highest regions of Jalisco, Mexico. Tequila Avión’s distinct flavors are achieved through a combination of slow-roasting at lower temperatures to protect the natural flavors of the agave and an ultra slow filtration process which creates an unusually smooth taste profile. Tequila Avión is available in Silver, Reposado and Añejo varietals. To learn more please visit Tequila Avión and www.facebook.com/tequilaavion.

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