Agave, art, auction, brand ambassadors, chefs, cuisine, culture, elegance, enthusiasts y mas!
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Ladies – dresses, dress pants, blouses. No jeans, no flip flops. Men – sports coat, button downs, no jeans, no flip flops or baseball caps. Keeping it classy.


3:00-4:00 p.m. – VIP Ticket Holders: Tequila & Mezcal Seminars

Seminar One: German Gonzalez, Master Distiller, Tears of Llorona – The Making of Premium Tequila

Seminar Two: Efrain Nolasco, Master Distiller, Benesin and San Juan del Rio Mescal – Mezcal de Pechuga: a Dia de los Muertos Tradition in San Juan Del Rio, Oaxaca

4:00 p.m. – VIP Early Access to Main Tasting

5:00 p.m. – Doors Open to General Public for Main Tasting Event

8:00 p.m. – Main Tasting Event Concludes

9:00 p.m.-Close – After Party Social at Cibo Restorante


Take a look at our 2018 blind competition winners!

Take a look at our 2018 blind tasting competition winners! The Monterey Bay Tequila & Cuisine prides itself in its transparent competition using the Tequila Matchmaker app and selecting qualified judges to taste out of the comfort of their own home—this style of competition has revolutionized the way a blind tasting competition is done, and we could not have done it without the tremendous help of our friend Grover Sanschagrin. If have yet to discover the Tequila Matchmaker app, we highly encourage you to check it out…it’s the most extensive tequila database on earth, and you just might find your new favorite tequila.

See below for our exciting line-up of winners:

2018 Winners!

2018 Exhibitors