Home / EntertainingTuesday, April 15, 2014 6:00 AM
100% organic, gluten-free and kosher
We were lucky enough to get a sample of premium 100% pure platinum Baron Tequila from Baron Spirits International and let’s just say our margaritas haven’t been the same every since.
The newcomer stands out in a crowded category because its carefully handcrafted in small batches in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico, where it is made of 100% prime agave and triple distilled. Baron contains no additives and is certified gluten-free, as well as kosher. What really got us to fall for the brand however is that it was born of a woman’s desire to build a business for her children after battling cancer.
Jana Khaimoff embarked on a two-year tequila fact-finding experience to determine the attributes that would characterize the category’s next premier product. First and foremost that included selecting the right production partner and to that end she chose the family-owned and operated Ansan Distillery where 20-years of experience oversees each step of the process - from growing and harvesting the agave to the triple distillation and bottling.
Khaimoff’s vision for the purity of the final product was clear and Ansan made it a reality. “Family businesses are important to me,” said Khaimoff who runs the business with her husband. “To find a partner who has passed down this trade for generations represents exactly why I created this company in the first place.”
The result is a clean tasting tequila that can be enjoyed just as well on its own as mixed in for cocktails [...]