The Patron Way: From Fantasy to Fortune - Lessons on Taking Any Business From Idea to Iconic Brand (Business Books)

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The never-before-told story of Patrón Tequila--the brand that revolutionized an industry

How a billion-dollar business ascended from a forgotten dusty agave field in central Mexico

The Patrón Way details the unorthodox building of the brand, the extraordinary creativity and marketing ingenuity of Patrón's cofounder, Martin Crowley, and his life partner, Ilana Edelstein, and the way Patrón single-handedly transformed the face of the liquor industry. Edelstein was involved in every aspect of the business--from the brand’s iconic bottle to designing the sexy and attention-getting outfits worn by the famous "Patrón Girls" at promotions and parties to running the back office.

Patrón is a tequila so sumptuous--and so brilliantly marketed--that it has become the world’s leading ultrapremium tequila and has changed the way the spirit is experienced: what was once "gasoline" slammed back in a shot glass is now poured from an exquisite hand-blown bottle into a chilled glass and sipped to attain a "Patrón high."

Today, Patrón has grown to over a billion-dollar brand, and it is the largest generator of revenue of all tequila brands. Edelstein combines the dramatic story of the company’s rise to success in an astonishingly competitive and sometimes cutthroat industry with practical business lessons about R&D and brand building that business leaders can put to productive use in any industry.

A tale of love, sacrifice, celebrity, dizzying success, and ultimate betrayal, The Patrón Way reveals for the first time all the details behind the intimate relationship and marketing genius of the "power couple" that transformed the spirits industry.

PRAISE FOR THE PATRÓN WAY

The Patrón Way is a good chronicle of a luxury brand's path to success. . . . Ms. Edelstein dispenses useful advice to aspiring entrepreneurs."
The Wall Street Journal

“Anyone desirous of making sense of tequila’s current status will be well served by chugging The Patrón Way.”
Slate

"There are some good lessons for entrepreneurs launching a product. No doubt, the rise of Patrón is something many would love to emulate. And Ilana Edelstein was there from the beginning and delivers an inside view of the story."
New York Journal of Books

"Business lessons echoing 'know who the true tastemakers are, and use them wisely' are sprinkled throughout the book. . . . most readers will appreciate the informal 'tell-all' style that reveals an emphasis on doing some paperwork to cement their role in any business they help grow."
Library Journal

“I can honestly say The Patrón Way by Ilana Edelstein was a delicious cocktail of innovation and inspiration with a twist of tragedy for a bittersweet finish.”
TequilaAficionado.com

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The Patrón Way Photos

Martin and I Chilling: Martin and Ilana Edelstein chilling at home on the Marina Peninsula Beach.
View larger Me with John Paul DeJoria: Ilana Edelstein with John Paul DeJoria and his wife, Eloise, being escorted into the Rodeo event at the Burbank Equestrian Center.
View larger Patron Bottles: A sampling of the Patron bottle evolution, beginning with one of the early glass stopper versions (second from left).
View larger One of the Originals: One of the original Patron girls, Heather, holding one of the original Patron bottles with a glass stopper.
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From the Back Cover:

“This book can save your company.”
―George Antonakos, CEO & Cofounder of EVOL Spirits Co

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