Louie Bossi’s Debuts Its Own Patron Tequila Made To Pair With Italian Cuisine
Louie Bossi’s is blending tequila and Italian cuisine with its own handcrafted tequila.
The birth of Louie Bossi Tequila began over the summer when Ervin Machado, sommelier and beverage director at Big Time Restaurant Group, flew into the Guadalajara airport and was welcomed by the Patron Academy team.
Machado was driven to the heart of the town Tequila at the Patron Hacienda to attend the annual mixology academy to learn how to make tequila. He worked in the fields and in the distillery and learned how to bottle tequila.
Working with Patron’s master distiller Francisco Alcaraz, Machado participated in a blind tasting, pulling samples from each of the barrels and worked with a microbiologist from Patron to select tequila that would work well with Italian cuisine.
Louie Bossi Tequila is not sold at liquor stores, and can only be tasted at the restaurant. It is the first tequila created to pair with a particular restaurant's cuisine and the first to accompany Italian food.
1032 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; 954.356.6699; louiebossi.com
Photos courtesy of Louie Bossi's
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