Want to sample some of the best tequilas in the land? This now famous expo is filled with over 30 brands and 100 types, and it’s made for you! Just $20 admission and you can sample any ten of your choice. The tent is open from 11am-5pm on Saturday only. It sells out every year, so get your tix online. FYI, you will still need a General Admission ticket to get into the event. VIP tickets include entry into the Tequila Expo.
1800 Coconut: 1800 Coconut Tequila is made from 100% Blue Agave Tequila and is triple distilled. It is infused with fresh coconut water for an amazingly smooth taste.
1921: Try their Blanco with an agave nose and hints of fresh herbs & citrus; a Repo aged in American white oak; a sipping Reserva with a chocolate nose & taste of dried fruit; and Crema de Tequila, a blend of tequila, cream, and coffee.
3 Amigos: 3 Amigos Tequila Silver is a double distilled spirit that will lift your spirits because the true taste of fine Agave is present as well as natural aromas that compliment this Tequila. 3 Amigos Tequila uses the best Blue Agave available. They make sure every agave is healthy and ripe before harvesting it.
Agave Underground: Description to come.
Alien: Alien Tequila Silver is 100% Blue Agave, estate produced and bottled in the town San Agustin located in the Highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. Alien Silver is bottled directly after distillation in an iridescent “out-of-this-world” vessel displaying an extraterrestrial in a spectrum of colors. An abduction in every bottle. Operation of spacecraft is strictly prohibited after consumption.
Arta: Artá Tequila is estate grown by 11th generation ranchers and distilled/bottled by a 3rd generation master distiller. All three varieties express the “Art of Life” with a superior, handcrafted product. Bottles are made with recycled glass, sealed with a sustainably harvested cork, and topped with a refurbished metal cap. Why not do good by the Earth while enjoying the perfect tequila?
Avion: Industry elite awarded this new tequila a Double Gold at the 2011 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Hollywood elite awarded it unparalleled PR in the form of regular appearances on “Entourage.” Regardless, there’s ultra-slow filtered tequila from the highest points of Jalisco in every bottle of Avión’s Silver, Repo, and Añejo varietals.
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. A stickler for authenticity and quality, Cabo Wabo is made from 100% Blue Weber Agave and comes in four different types including Blanco, Reposado, Anejo and Cabo Uno. It is acknowledged as one of the finest tequilas in the world.
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.
Corralejo: Corralejo’s Reposado is “rested” for four months on three different kinds of oak – French, American and Encino – and represents a highly unique approach to the use of wood for influencing tequila flavor. This method has been validated by three Gold Medals in international tastings and the “Double Gold Medal” at the 2001 World Spirits Competition.
Corrido: Corrido uses 100% Blue Weber Single-Estate agave harvested from rich volcanic soil. They make Cristalino (blanco), a Reposado, and Añejo (both single barrel; aged to taste, not time), and Extra Añejo.
Cruz: Arizona owned and operated, this 8-time award-winning brand pours a creamy Silver that’s slowly cooked in traditional brick ovens, and a Repo rested in oak barrels for 5 months.
Don Azul: Don Azul’s prized Platinum, which obtains its character from 6- and 7-year old agaves, goes through a highly controlled fermentation, triple distillation, and triple filtration.
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.
El Caudillo: El Caudillo’s select Tequila is double distilled then carefully aged in white oak barrels previously used for maturing bourbon, imparting a complex golden color and “oaky” flavor, before being bottled.
El Charro: El Charro makes a killer Blanco and Repo, both from 100% Blue Agave plants and twice distilled in pot stills with a 3- to 5-day fermentation process. Their Añejo is aged in French Oak barrels.
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.
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.
El Mayor: In Spanish, El Mayor means “the greatest”. El Mayor Tequila sets the highest standards: use only the best raw product, implement the most intelligent, time-tested techniques, and instill in all of those around you a passion and pride in every aspect of the tequila-making process.
El Tesoro: Distilled to proof, with no water or sugar added. El Tesoro tequila is double distilled in copper stills to exactly 80 proof. First, it’s distilled with the agave fibers to retain the natural agave flavors. This creates an alcohol called “ordinario.” They then distill it a second time, which turns the ordinario into crystal clear tequila.
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: Plata New in 2007, Hornitos Plata is unaged and is the purest expression of the powerful 100% agave flavor. Double distillation and gentle agave extraction preserve the lively agave flavor and smooth character. Reposado— unlike other reposados, 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 Reposado Tequila. Full flavor and a smooth finish make Hornitos Reposado the perfect tequila shot.
Jose Cuervo: Try their crisp Tradicional Silver, which is made in the same small-batch production method used by Jose Cuervo in 1795, and Cuervo Platino Reserva De La Familia.
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, family-run 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.
Maestro Dobel: This is the world’s first crystal clear, aged tequila that exhibits the complexity of aged cognacs but combined with the crispiness of luxury vodkas. It’s a blend of extra-Añejo, Añejo, and Reposado.
Milagro: As a result of longer agave roasting (6 times longer than most tequilas) and triple distillation, Milagro shows a smooth character that makes for great sipping.
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: Today is your chance to acquaint yourself with this ubiquitous brand. Get to know its flavors and history. You’ll be pleasantly surprised that your shots are actually a finely crafted spirit.
Quinta De Gomez: All Quinta de Gomez products are crafted using ecological processes from planting to packaging, using natural nutrients from the land, chemical free distillation, recycled packaging, and pollution free transportation. This controlled process provides you with the best Tequila with the purest flavor and aroma.
Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine: Like his music, Roger Clyne’s Mexican Moonshine is carefully crafted to be a celebratory spirit. This ultra-premium reposado begins in the highlands of Tequila, Mexico with hand-selected 100% blue agave, triple-filtered, double-distilled and aged to perfection in oak barrels. It is a peerless reposado, smoky, sweet and smooth with a long smoldering finish perfect for sipping or “top shelf” margaritas.
Sauza Blue: Sauza Blue Tequila Silver is 100% Blue Agave crafted at the renowned Sauza Distillery in Jalisco, Mexico. The agave plants are put into tequila production within 48 hours of being hand-picked, then milled and steeped prior to cooking in a process called “Fresh Pressed Agave,” resulting in the freshest, natural, crisp agave flavor.
Tanteo: Artisanal Tanteo Tropical 100% Agave Tequila is a delectable handmade spirit infused with fresh, all-natural extracts of mango, pineapple, and guanabana and gently kissed with the essence of jalapeño. The result is a magnificent symphony for the senses. The Tequila is lavishly endowed with semi-sweet flavors and a thoroughly satisfying, lightly peppered finish.
Tres Agaves: This boutique distillery dates back to 1900. Tres Agaves plants come from their own agave fields and are harvested at a minimum of 9 years of age. Their tequila is the only 100% estate-produced product in their price category.
Tres Generaciones: Superbly crafted, perfectly balanced, and extremely versatile, Tres Generaciones is the newest member of the Sauza family. It is made from 100% hand-picked, pure blue agave.