Int. phone+44 208 975 1023

UK phone0845 330 1285

emailSales@WineAndSpirit.com

LondonThu 23:29

TokyoFri 07:24

AucklandFri 10:19

Sao pauloThu 20:14

How is Tequila made?

How Villa Lobos Tequila is made? To see where Villa Lobos Tequila is distilled, is to go back over a century to one of the last distilleries of its kind in Mexico where production is still done by hand in the old fashioned way, slowly and with ‘corazon’ (heart). Unusually, the agave used for Villa […]

wineandspirit12th August 2015

Tequila y mezcal … Qué onda ?

Tequila y mezcal … Qué onda ? By Dale Sklar , November 25th 2016 In 2002, aboard a BA flight returning from a week in Mexico , and flying back to London Heathrow with eleven hours to kill, I put pen to paper and wrote an article ‘ Tequila in crisis’. I was unprepared for what […]

wineandspirit28th November 2016

Camarena Masterclass in London

On the 14th of March, Carlos Camarena spent the entire day meeting the Villa Lobos UK distribution team from Instil Drinks (& Bibendum Wine) as well as a number of trade members and a few lucky fans. Carlos is the Master distiller and and joint brand owner of Tequila Villa Lobos together with Dale Sklar, Founder and MD […]

wineandspirit22nd May 2016

Best 100% Agave Tequila Review

Independent Review written on Tequila Villa Lobos by Robert Plotkin VILLA LOBOS REPOSADO 100% DE AGAVE TEQUILA There are so many tequilas on the market that a new brand would have to be something quite extraordinary to make a splash upon entering the market. A quick sniff and sip of VILLA LOBOS 100% DE AGAVE […]

wineandspirit11th June 2015

House of Hapsburg is back with Dr. Schwamp in London for a night of fun!

**EVENT** Save the date! June 13th, 2015 , House of Hapsburg meets up with Dr. Schwamp & the Schwampshack at the Tooting Tram & Social in London for a night of fun and games Including musical appearances by the Doctor himself ! Later in the evening there will be more entertainment with performances by  Madam & La Vendore […]

wineandspirit26th May 2015

“VL’s most laudable characteristics” – The Interview

Robert Plotkin, a well known beverage journalist and spirits consultant in the United States recently contacted Dale Sklar in search of the truth behind Tequila Villa Lobos.  As Villa Lobos is about to be launched in the US this is as good a time as any to share the story behind this romantic award winning brand […]

wineandspirit26th April 2015

The Story of Villa Lobos Tequila

The Story of Villa Lobos Tequila  By Dale Sklar I’ve been asked many times, how did Villa Lobos Tequila come into existence… not just the name, but the whole story. OK amigos (y amigas), if you’ve got time, I’ll tell my story how it came about. My father who was 4th generation in the Wine […]

wineandspirit4th February 2015

Hapsburg’s modern approach to one of the oldest spirit categories – Absinthe

Absinthe has long been a tale of daring that many drinkers and bartenders alike have been trying to get their hands on. Originally made illegal because of its ingredient wormwood, the beloved drink has returned to the market stronger…

wineandspirit14th November 2014

Hapsburg Absinthe promotes it’s new range of cocktails

Watch our video cocktails by Michael Stringer.

wineandspirit12th August 2014

Winner of the 2014 UAE Monin Cup! The BlackJack Cocktail, featuring Classic Hapsburg Absinthe!

June 2014, The Winning Mix

The BlackJack Cocktail, containing Hapsburg Classic Absinthe, Won the 2014 Monin Cup.

wineandspirit15th June 2014