Casa Dragones Blanco is making its way into cocktails at Las Vegas resorts

Casa Dragones featured at Las Vegas resorts

How smooth is the sipping tequila from Casa Dragones in San Miguel de Allende? So smooth that Oprah called it dangerous »

Another top-shelf tequila is making its way into cocktails at a handful of Las Vegas resorts.

While Casa Dragones Blanco isn’t as pricey as Clase Azul, it’s still a small-batch product made under the watchful eye of Bertha González Nieves, the first woman to be accredited as a Maestra Tequilera (“tequila teacher” in English). She is the company’s co-founder and CEO.

Casa Dragones Blanco is at the heart of the Marcos Mexican Margarita available at Javier’s restaurant at Aria. The simple, classic cocktail also features Cointreau and fresh lime juice.

Tequila has seemingly infinite popularity across the Las Vegas Valley.

At Masso Osteria, celebrity chef Scott Conant’s new eatery at the suburban Red Rock Resort, the Italian Dragon may prove refreshing after a day in the Southern Nevada sun. It combines Casa Dragones Blanco with Maraschino Luxardo liqueur, grapefruit-flavored sparkling water and fresh lime juice.

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Featured in Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2018 issue