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The now-famous Tequila Expo is a tequila festival filled with over 30 brands pouring over 100 types of tequila, and it’s made for everyone from the novice to the seasoned connoisseur. The tent is open from 12pm-5pm on Saturday only.

 

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Here is a list of this years lineup.

901: As a tequila lover and entrepreneur, Justin Timberlake wanted to bring the passion and dedication that went into every bottle of his 901 Tequila to his fans. So he collaborated with the legendary Casa Sauza®. The result is the smooth, triple distilled Sauza® 901® Tequila.

Agave Underground: Aging In a carefully controlled process, similar to a fine wine, our reposado and añejo tequila’s are then aged in Jack Daniels Whiskey oak barrels. The tequila takes on a rich color and multitude of flavors with no additives or coloration resulting in a complex taste with a smooth finish.

Altos: Picturesque Los Altos is situated 2,104 meters above sea level and is know for its mineralich, volcanic tierra roja, which is complemented by a unique microclimate. These combined factors contribute to the cultivation of the highest quality blue Agave, used by Olmeca Altos.

Ancho Reyes: Pleasantly sweet, followed by chile with moderate heat and slight acidity. Hints of spices, tamarind, plum, cacao, apple and almonds then subtle notes of fine herbs. A pleasantly lingering pungent taste on the finish.

Avion: Tequila Avión was voted “World’s Best Tasting Tequila” at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the highest honor in the spirits industry. Avión Tequila is crafted using our exceptional Avión Agave, which is grown at the highest elevations in Jalisco, Mexico. 

Azunia: Sergio Zuñiga Family, One of the oldest agave growing families in the Tequila, Jalisco Region of Mexico. The Zuñiga family has generations of expertise in producing tequila made from 100% Weber Blue Agave. Azuñia Tequila originates from these finest quality hand-selected agave plants.

Blue Nectar Tequila: 100% Estate Grown Agave, Small Batch Tequila.  Handmade in the heartland of Jalisco, Mexico.

Cabo Wabo: Cabo Wabo Tequila was originally created by Sammy Hagar to have a superior tequila to serve his friends and in his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Cabo Wabo is made from 100% Blue Weber Agave and comes in four different types including Blanco, Reposado, Anejo and Cabo Uno.

Casamigos: Casamigos, is a small batch, ultra premium tequila made from the finest, hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves, grown in the rich red clay and cool climate of the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. Oh, and George Clooney and Rande Gerber own it.

Casa Noble: Casa Noble ultra premium tequila begins with carefully selected mature Blue Agave plants, which have met strict requirements for water and sugar content. They employ only traditional methods and slow cook our rich agave piñas for 38 hours in stove ovens. Their fermentation process is 100% natural, followed by triple distillation.

Chinaco: Chinaco Tequilas, the only tequila made in the fertile state of Tamaulipas, are 100% agave and double-distilled to achieve their exceptionally smooth and legendary flavor.

Deleon: DeLeón® Tequila is made from the finest 100% Highland Blue Weber agave sourced from the rich earth of the Los Altos region of Jalisco. DeLeón® achieves astonishing depth of flavor in just two distillations – allowing the tequila to retain the unique character acquired during the fermentation process.

Dirty Tequila: Dirty Tequila starts as a blue agave silver tequila, and with the addition of cinnamon and pineapple and other fruit flavors and sweeteners, including agave nectar, the result is a uniquely smooth delicious tequila drink that will not leave your throat burning.  

Don Julio: For over 6 decades, Don Julio has been crafting Mexico’s finest tequila. Their pure and fresh agave aromas blend with a crisp, clean flavor that ends with a light finish.

Dulce Dorado: Dave and Andrea started infusing tequila with their own favorite flavors of honey and vanilla. After many attempts, they finally arrived at their secret recipe for some of the smoothest, easiest drinking tequila they had ever tasted. In 2011, they began working to bring their dream to fruition.

El Diablito Mezcal: El Diablito Mezcal is the latest member of Creo Commercium INC. Mezcal is also produced from agave plants, but the process it goes through is different to that of tequila. It is distilled only once, so it has a rougher, more smoky flavor.

El Jimador: Named after the master harvester of the agave plants that are used to make tequila, El Jimador does them proud with a lineup of perfect tequilas that are versatile and expertly crafted.

El Mayor: El Mayor Reposado and Añejo 100% agave tequilas are patiently aged in small, charred, white-oak barrels. Reposado ages for up to nine months and Añejo for one to three years.

Espolon: Espolón hails from an artisanal distillery that produces a Blanco with a sweet agave nose and hints of pepper; and a Reposado with caramel aromas and Añejo-like wood spiciness.

Grand Marnier: Cordon Rouge is an orange-flavored cognac liqueur created in 1880 by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle. It is made from a blend of Cognac brandy, distilled essence of bitter orange, and sugar. Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge is 40% alcohol (70 Proof in UK, 80 Proof in US).

Herradura: With such prevalent placements at bars everywhere, you’ve likely mixed Herradura in a margarita or other tequila cocktail. Use today as a chance to acquaint yourself with this wonderful brand.

Hornitos: Hornitos is rested in large 10,000 gallon American oak vats rather than small individual barrels, providing less wood contact, delivering the purest articulation of true agave character possible in a Tequila. Full flavor and a smooth finish make Hornitos Reposado the perfect tequila shot.

Karma Tequila: Karma Tequila is produced from 100% Agave, grown in the Highlands of Jalisco, the region recognized for having the richest soil and ideal climate conditions. Each Agave is hand picked from pre-selected Agave fields. The Agave is tested for sugar content ensuring only the mature and sweetest Agave is used to produce Karma Tequila.

Luna Malvada: Luna Malvada is a true artisanal product made of 100% Blue Weber Agave from a newly rediscovered growing region. This smaller, familyun distillery is able to practically handcraft every bottle, extracting intricate flavors from the agave plants themselves. The result is complex, full-bodied, and incredibly smooth.

Lunazul: With such prevalent placements at bars everywhere, you’ve likely mixed Herradura in a margarita or other tequila cocktail. Use today as a chance to acquaint yourself with this wonderful brand.

Milagro: For Pedro, their Master Distiller, creating a modern tequila didn’t mean abandoning tradition, it meant making full use of it — starting with the agave itself. He insisted on using 100% blue agave harvested only in the Jalisco Highlands, where the finest, sweetest blue agave in the world is cultivated.

Partida: Partida Tequila is the product of a special marriage between ages-old Tequila traditions and cutting edge technology insuring that each and every sip of Partida Tequila delivers the pure natural essence of Blue Agave. Their Agave is cultivated for 10 years, harvested by hand and then baked in state-of-the-art stainless steel autoclaves.

Patron: Patrón XO Cafe Dark Cocoa combines high-quality Patrón Silver tequila with the extraordinary essence of fine coffee and Criollo chocolate from Mexico to create a unique and enjoyable ultra-premium coffee liqueur. Patrón XO Cafe Dark Cocoa marries the smooth, dry taste of Patrón XO Cafe with the decadence of rich chocolate and light tequila.

Peligroso: A love for Mexico, surfing, and tequila found two friends in many crazy situations, one of which was the creation of Peligroso—a tequila brand built on danger, risk, and good times. Aged in oak whiskey barrels from Tennessee, this tequila bottles the essence of Mexico, with its robust flavors and dangerous vibe.

Pueblo ViejoVoted Best Tequila! In the 1997 Grand Tequila Competition sponsored by the Food & Beverage Journal. Identified by its golden hue, distilled in kettle stills and aged in American oak for 9 months.

Roca Patron: Handcrafted tequilas made using the time-honored “tahona” process for a sophisticated and complex flavor profile.

Siete Leguas: Chairmans Award 2014 UBS Spirits Competition. The rich and delicate heart of the Tequilana Blue Weber Agave provides a smooth taste to this full bodied amber tequila.

ALSO THIS YEAR, A MEZCAL AREA FEATURING:

Monte Lobos
El Jolgorio
Mina Real
Don Amado
Sotol Por Siempre
Del Maguey
El Diablito
Bosscal
San Dimas