Overview

Agave, art, auction, brand ambassadors, chefs, cuisine, culture, elegance, enthusiasts y mas!
Are you ready for a first-class agave experience?

Join us at the ninth annual MBTC taking place October 2019 on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula.

Monterey County, the gem of California’s stunning Central Coast, features unmatched natural beauty and is an iconic setting for the MBTC. Monterey County is known as the “salad bowl of the world,” which is why we are so proud to partner with local renowned chefs to bring you scrumptious cuisine that pairs perfectly with Mexico’s emblematic spirits. This is a first-class agave experience and invite you to join us in 2019 – you’ll be glad you did!

COCKTAIL ATTIRE REQUIRED

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.

EVENT TIMELINE

(check back for updated 2019 timeline)

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

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

10:00 p.m.-Close – After Party Social

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