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Private professional tequila tasting in Playa Del Carmen at the heart of Riviera Maya in Mexico.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Playa del Carmen 77712, Mexico
+52 1 984 213 3714
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Booked the tasting at the Carmen hotel for my friend's bachelor party and it was a highlight of the weekend. Who knew tequila could taste so good?! Adam, was a pleasure to book with being both responsive and accommodating, and he was an even better...More

Thank Dan K
Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you sooo much for your review Dan!! To be honest with you I think I got lucky this time.. You were such a lively, fun and engaging group, I just had to sit there and enjoy the show myself. Sure I was talking about...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a great tequila tasting with Adam!! He’s very knowledgeable about and introduced us to some great new tequila! Highly recommend checking it out while in playa del Carmen!!!

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

I have to admit, I was very skeptical when my husband booked this tour. From my past experience with tequila I thought I would be choking down some horrible tasting stuff. Clearly I have never had anything of quality as we did a rooftop tequila...More

Thank C K
Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you C K for writing a long review about your unique experience!! Especially that you have not forgotten about us! I am truly grateful that you clearly had a good time, even though mezcals are so unique - some people hate them, others love...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I booked a tasting by the sea for me and my bestfriends birthday celebration. I could not be any more satisfied with how the tasting went. Adam was FANTASTIC!! He held a free flowing conversation with us the entire time. He was so knowledgeable, friendly...More

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Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hellooo Destiny!! Thanks for writing such a long and resourceful review!!! You and your friends were absolutely lively, cheerful and fantastic guests and would always be a pleasure to welcome you back for another round. And of course, should you have any questions, issues etc...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

My husband and I attended a tequila tasting with Adam a couple of weeks ago on my 30th birthday. We both had a great time, even though it was raining. Adam is such an amazing host. He makes you feel at ease and is very...More

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Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for the review nlj! It was an honor to celebrate your 30th Birthday together! Thanks a lot for appreciating the smaller, artisan, family made tequilas. And thanks for sharing some personal thoughts too, it was great to have those nice chats with...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Loved our afternoon with Adam, he knows his stuff and knew how to make the experience work when you’re traveling with kids. We went To Nau Restaurant for the food pairing experience. Food was amazing! AND they have a play area for kids, thanks to...More

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Adam F, Gerente at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you soo much Renee for writing a review!! It was great to have you all here, hoping all is well! If you are every traveling around this area, would be a pleasure to do a second round for you with some more interesting tequilas....More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Adam really knows his stuff! This was the perfect way to kick off our vacation. I’m not an avid tequila drinker but by the end I was savoring and swishing like a pro! The rooftop pool bar at sunset provided the most romantic and relaxing...More

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Adam F, Gerente at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks a lot Connector for your awesome review!! It was great to have been able to cater for you and am glad that you already feel like a tequila pro! Feel free to pop in for another round or reach out anytime! Cheers, Adam

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Five friends and I did a tequila tasting with Adam on at a rooftop pool bar. We had a blast. Adam was very knowledgeable, answering every question we could think of, including from the Certified Specialist in Wine in our group. He has in-person experience...More

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Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Hello there Señor Jefe!!! Thanks a lot for writing such a great review with such a unique and personal touch.. I would not have ever wished for a better review for our jubilee 100th review! Woohooo! You have been such a fun and lively group...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

I had friends do a private tasting/class with Adam, so they suggested we book it as well when we were in PDC. Definitely the right decision! Adam showed up at our airbnb condo armed with tequilas, mezcals, glasses, literature, and so much more!! Some in...More

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Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Thanks a lot Savanna for your review!! You were such a bunch of curious people loving quality in food an drinks, so it was inevitable that you at least were able to enjoy and get to like at least a few of the samples offered!...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Adam isn't Mexican, but he sure knows and appreciates his tequila! We opted to have him come to our rental house because we had some small children on the trip with us. Adam put up with a lot of screaming and crying, and was still...More

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Adam F, Propietario at Tequila Academy, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Helloo Americanooo in Paris!! :) Thanks a lot for inviting me over to your place! You were incredibly flexible and kind guests and no children were able to divert us from digging into the world of tequilas. Hope you have already had the chance to...More

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Joe B
June 12, 2018|
Response from Adam F | Property representative |
Hi Joe! This program is aimed at those who are thinking of either selling a special edition/private brand tequila or using it for business or special occasion. It requires some investment of both money and time and is not... More
Darcey H
July 14, 2017|
Response from Adam F | Property representative |
Hi Darcey, Thanks for reaching out here! We have two locations we can offer - a rooftop bar and a restaurant - both are located at the downtown of Playa Del Carmen. If you are interested, please get in touch with us via... More
January 9, 2017|
Response from Adam F | Property representative |
We have recently removed the Dinner and Tequila package, so this is no longer available. Our food pairing with tequila at the NAU restaurant however is still open and it does not have a limitation on the number of people, so... More