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Take Tequila Tasting to the Next Level with Casa Del Sol Tequila’s New Tasting Room

by Mary Melnick

May 18, 2023

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Destinations / North America

Casa Del Sol Tequila, the tequila co-founded by Mexican-American producer, director and entrepreneur Eva Longoria, announced its first-ever tasting room at Susurros del Corazón, Auberge Resorts Collection, in Punta De Mita, Mexico. The tasting room includes multiple sensory experiences bringing together food inspired by the flavors of Mexico’s culture and landscape.

 

“We are so honored to bring this one-of-a-kind experience to the peninsula of Punta De Mita at Susurros Del Corazón as we want locals and tourists alike to celebrate and experience Mexico’s vibrant culture, traditions and culinary wonders,” said Eva Longoria, co-founder, Casa Del Sol. “In developing the brand, I wanted to ensure we paid homage to the many generations that preceded before us in creating the beautiful spirit of tequila.”

 

Authenticity to Mexican heritage is the No. 1 pillar of Casa Del Sol, which is why the brand chose to partner with the new luxury resort, Susurros Del Corazón. Each day, guests can experience the Magic Hour that inspired the brand’s emblem, “the agave sunset on the ocean with the Goddess of Tequila, Mayahuel, emerging.”

 

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House of the Sun will feature multiple interactive journeys, allowing travelers and locals to experience the tequila in new ways.

 

Sensory Journey & Tasting

Guests learn how various sensorial notes are highlighted across the award-winning expressions and can enjoy accompanying paired apapachos custom designed by Susurros’ chef Tonatiuh Cuevas. Guests learn the smell, taste and feel of each spirit while learning about the distillation process, from the sustainable cultivation of the highland agave to the barreling and bottling process.

 

Mixology Class

In this class, guests explore how to make unique cocktails with the help of head mixologist Miguel Aquino. The art of the curated cocktail lies in the element of balance, complementing flavors and the element of surprise. Learn how to use the right tools and ingredients to ensure delicious sipping, highlighting the smooth and subtle flavors of the tequila collection.

 

Tequila & Tacos

With a modern twist on this culinary pairing, Susurros’ executive xhef Tonatiuh Cuevas curates a trip of flavors on freshly made tacos to match each taste of Casa Del Sol tequila. Foodies will learn how flavors complement each other as they taste everything from blanco to añejo with delicious taco pairings and desserts.

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