What a year it’s been! And it’s only the first week of May!
First, we announced a new partnership with Total Beverage Solution that expands distribution of our tequila to the East Coast. And now we struck DOUBLE GOLD at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). Our premium estate-crafted organic Reposado led the SFWSC awards with “Double Gold – World’s Best” designation. Azuñia Reposado is expertly made with USDA-certified organic, 100-percent Weber Blue Agave. It’s then rested for eight months in American Oak barrels. Presented to the few entries that receive Gold Medal ratings by each of the 48-member judging panel, Double Gold is the highest honor.
Silver medals winners include our organic Blanco, a pure, un-aged tequila that offers a clean floral nose with hints of agave and lemon. Also awarded Silver is our Añejo, aged eighteen months in scraped and fired American Oak barrels for hints of vanilla and caramel. Rounding out Silver winners was our Azuñia Black – a premium extra-aged, double-barreled special reserve Añejo for the tequila aficionado.
A Truly Noteworthy Win
Our offices are still buzzing from the news. Over 2,200 brands entered their spirits at the SFWSC awards. These entries represent the highest number of entries in the 18-year history of the competition. Over 45 experts in the industry, including acclaimed critics, mixologists, and restaurateurs blind-judged each expression individually.
“We are thrilled to be awarded Double Gold at the world’s most respected and acclaimed spirits competition,” said Joe Giansante, managing director. “The entire Azuñia team takes immense pride in not only providing a premium tequila to our customers – but also one that is sustainably farmed, organic, and true to the heritage and traditions of the Tequila Valley region where our agave grows today. It is especially gratifying to be able to honor our partners at Rancho Miravalle in Amatitán, Mexico, where so many work tirelessly and meticulously to farm the best agave and make the best tequila in the world.”
SFWSC Awards Aren’t the Only Awards We’ve Won
Our multi-award winning organic Reposado is exceptional for sipping or mixing in cocktails. Cultivated from 100-percent Weber Blue Agave, it is the essence of an honestly authentic tequila. The agave roasted thirty-six hours in traditional clay hornos, fermented naturally with wild-borne yeast. Our Reposado is twice distilled and rested for eight months in American Oak barrels. As with all Azuñia tequilas, no additives or chemicals are added to speed up the process. The light agave aroma, hints of butterscotch and wood, and slight vanilla finish make the organic Reposado stand out against its competition. Check out all of the medals our Reposado has earned over the years.
Take Home the Winning Reposado
With so many cocktail options, our Reposado belongs on your home bar. Our partners at Liquorama.net have a perfectly appointed tequila set for you or the tequila lover in your life. Included in the gift set is a 750 ml bottle of Double Gold Reposado, a bottle of our 100% Weber Blue Agave Syrup, and a branded lime squeezer. Order one today. We can’t wait to see what award-winning cocktails you create.