Los Vecinos del Campo Tobala Mezcal Named Best in Show at 2021 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition
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Seven Sazerac Agave Spirits Receive Recognition
LOUISVILLE, KY (Nov. 11, 2021) Sazerac’s agave spirits, produced in close partnership with Casa San Matias in Mexico, fared notably well in the latest installment of the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition (NYWSC). Los Vecinos del Campo Tobala Mezcal earned Best in Show, Best of Class distinctions and a Double Gold medal. The remaining two expressions in the Los Vecinos line also claimed Gold and Silver medals. The Corazón family of Tequilas also received four medals. The collective list of honors received by the Los Vecinos and Corazón brands is as follows:
Los Vecinos del Campo Tobala Mezcal – Double Gold, Best in Show, Best of Class: White Spirit
Los Vecinos del Campo Espadin Mezcal – Gold
Corazón de Agave Añejo Tequila – Gold
Corazón de Agave Reposado Tequila – Silver
Los Vecinos del Campo Ensamble No. 1 Mezcal – Silver
Corazón de Agave Extra Añejo Tequila – Bronze
Expresiones del Corazón Blanco Tequila – Bronze
The NYWSC competition is committed to three principles: legacy, integrity and experience. Predicated on these principles, the spirits are judged by the industry’s most trusted
authorities. Results from the 2021 NYWSC can be viewed at https://www.nywscomp.com/results.
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/