We are excited to announce the winners of the 2022 Tequila Mezcal Challenge. This year’s competition received more than one hundred entries.

Top Winners: 
2022 "Best Of Show" Winners
Best of Show-1st Place Proximo Spirits Jose Cuervo Jose Cuervo Reserva De La Familia Reposado 
Best of Show- 2nd Place Proximo Spirits 1800 1800 Blanco 
Best of Show-3rd Place Cutwater Spirits Cutwater Spirits Cutwater Tequila Anejo

2022 "Best Of Class" Winners

Best of Class Mezcal Proximo Spirits 400 Conejos Conejos Espadín Joven 
Best of Class Tequila Proximo Spirits Jose Cuervo J ose Cuervo Reserva De La Familia Reposado 
Best Of Class RTD Cocktail Cutwater Spirits Cutwater Spirits Cutwater Strawberry Margarita
Contrapicada de campesino cortando agave
Cabezas de agaves para hacer el tequila.
Agave pulp is crushed to produce Mezcal
Best of Show 1st Place
Proximo Spirits	
Gran Centenario	
Gran Centenario® Leyenda Extra Añejo, Jalisco
Best of Show 1st Place
Proximo Spirits Gran Centenario Gran Centenario® Leyenda Extra Añejo, Jalisco
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Best of Show- 2nd Place
Tequila Cien Rifles LLC Cien Rifles
CIEN RIFLES BLANCO ROSA
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Best of Show 3rd Place
Tequila Cien Rifles LLC Cien Rifles
CIEN RIFLES ANEJO

2021 Tequila Mezcal Winners Announced!

 

"Best of Show” 2021 Winners:

Best of Show 1st Place
Proximo Spirits Gran Centenario
Gran Centenario® Leyenda Extra Añejo, Jalisco

Best of Show- 2nd Place
Tequila Cien Rifles LLC Cien Rifles
CIEN RIFLES BLANCO ROSA

Best of Show 3rd Place
Tequila Cien Rifles LLC Cien Rifles
CIEN RIFLES ANEJO

Coming Soon!

2022 TEQUILA MEZCAL PACKAGING & DESIGN CHALLENGE

Packaging and design are critical components of sales and marketing in the beverage industry.

Our professional judging team consists of art directors and marketing mavens who will judge how your product design stands out in this crowded category.

Important Deadlines:

Online Entries: November 5, 2022

  • Entry Fee: $200
  • Bottles required:
  • Single Bottle Entry: 1-750ml
  • Bottle Series Entry: 1 of each in the series
    Or Cans required: 1-12 oz or equivalent
View of the process of mezcal distillation in Oaxaca, Mexico