2022-04-14 Los Vecinos Del Campo Tobala Awarded Gold Medal At 2022 International Wine & Spirits Competition
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LOUISVILLE, KY (April 13, 2022) – Ten of Sazerac’s tequilas and mezcals, produced in partnership with Casa San Matías, received medals at the 2022 International Wine & Spirits Competition, including Los Vecinos Del Campo Mezcal Tobala which was awarded a Gold medal. The company’s agave spirits also took home six Silver medals and three Bronze medals.
Gold medals went to:
· Los Vecinos Del Campo Mezcal Tobala
Silver medals were awarded to:
· Tequila Corazón De Agave Añejo
· Tequila Corazón De Agave Extra Añejo
· Expresiones Del Corazón Artisanal Blanco
· Expresiones Del Corazón George T. Stagg Añejo Tequila
· Los Vecinos Del Campo Mezcal Espadin
· Los Vecinos Del Campo Mezcal Ensamble No. 1
Bronze medals were awarded to:
· Tequila Corazón De Agave Reposado
· Expresiones Del Corazón Elmer T. Lee Añejo Tequila
· Expresiones Del Corazón William Larue Weller Añejo Tequila
The International Wine & Spirits Competition uses a double-blind tasting method, in which samples are tasted in pre-poured numbered glasses to ensure judges never see a bottle. Spirits are judged by a panel of world-renowned experts from across the global spirits trade, allowing for group discussion. For more information on the International Wine and Spirits Competition, visit https://www.iwsc.net/.
About Casa San Matías
With more than 130 years of experience, Casa San Matías is one of the oldest tequila distilleries in Mexico, and as a Mexican family-owned distillery, is one of the few producers that still use traditional methods to produce its tequila. Casa San Matías was the first in the tequila industry to participate in the carbon footprint program promoted by the United Nations to combat global warming and is one of only four tequila companies using a biodigester in order to operate environmentally friendly. As the first tequila company to be certified as a “Great Place to Work” and recognized as part of “Top Companies” in Mexico, Casa San Matias is also certified for its gender equality. The distillery is known for brands like Pueblo Viejo, which is one of the top leading brands in Mexico, as well as other noted brands such as Corazón Tequila, Rey Sol and San Matías Gran Reserva. For more information about Casa San Matías, please visit www.sanmatias.com.
Sazerac is one of America’s oldest family owned, privately held distillers with operations in the United States in Louisiana, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Maryland, California, and global operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, India, Australia and Canada. For more information on Sazerac visit https://www.sazerac.com/.