The Real History Behind Cinqo de Mayo (and some wicked Tequilas)

the history behind cinco de mayo

May 5th, Cinqo de Mayo, another holiday often used as an excuse to imbibe. But few people know the actual history behind today, so let this animated video educate you. Then you can throw back some of the great Tequilas we’re sharing with you. Read more

The $2000 Gary Baseman Decanter for 1800 Tequila

gary baseman mermaid decanter tequila

Earlier this year 1800 Tequila launched limited-edition bottles of extra añejo tequila and one-of-a-kind decanters sculpted by artist Gary Baseman as part of the brand’s 1800 Colección. Read more

Patrón and Lalique Take Tequila To New Heights of Luxury

Patron Tequila and Lalique

Tequila brand Patrón and Lalique, the historical French crystal maker, have combined their talents for the first time to collaborate on this one-of-a-kind elegant hand blown crystal decanter holding the rarest, oldest blend of Patrón tequila. Packaged in a leather display case with gemstone details, there are only 500 units available globally, priced at $7500 a piece. Read more

Rudo and Tecnico Tequilas Wrestle with Design for some fun Branding.

rudo and tecnico tequilas

Mexcor brand’s Rudo and Tecnica Tequilas pay homage to Lucha Libre – a style of professional wrestling that originated in Mexico in the beginning of the 20th century. The award-winning tequilas are fabulously branded and bottled using two main characters: Rudo (who is a brawler and a rule-breaker) and Tecnico (a noble hero of the game, known for his elaborate wrestling techniques). Read more

Gabriel Orozco Special Edition Bottle for Casa Dragones Tequila.

Casa Dragones Tequila and renowned artist Gabriel Orozco have collaborated on a limited edition bottle in honor of his mid career retrospective. Casa Dragones Tequila accompanied Orozco on his retrospective tour held in four leading museums throughout 2011, from MoMA in New York City, Kunstmuseum in Basel, Switzerland, Tate Modern in London, to Centre Pompidou in Paris. Read more

Patrón Añejo Holiday 2012 Guitar Bottle Stopper by John Varvatos.


Award-winning fashion designer John Varvatos teamed up with design agency Mode Design Group (MDG) to create a custom, limited edition bottle for tequila brand Patrón this holiday season. Read more

Watch 3 Urban Artists As They Design The Lucha Libre Bottles for 1800 Tequila.

Three Urban Artists Design Lucha Libre Bottles For 1800 Tequila

For the past few years 1800 Tequila has been releasing limited edition artist series bottles. Read more

1800 Tequila Bottles; First By Artists… Now By You.

1800 Tequila Essential Artists Campaign — Earlier this year 1800® Tequila launched an inspired campaign featuring nine cutting-edge artists it considers to be Essential. Read more