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Wine Country Network, Inc., publisher of Wine Country International® magazine and the Denver International Spirits Competition producer, has announced that the 4th Annual Tequila Mezcal Challenge will take place on November 12 & 13, 2022 in Denver, Colorado.

Our pro judges are excited to be able to gather and evaluate products in person as COVID restrictions have been eliminated.

Company Info

The Tequila Mezcal Challenge (TMC) is organized by Wine Country Network, Inc, the publishers of Wine Country International® magazine and the organizers of these world-famous beverage competitions:

We are organizing the TMC and select a prestigious panel of Tequila & Mezcal professionals consisting of Master Sommelier's, F&B Directors, Journalists, and Retailers Buyers. Our goal is to create a well-rounded panel of experts that will taste the Tequilas, Mezcal & Agave Spirits “double-blind” and achieve the fairest scoring results possible. For our popular categories, we plan to separate spirits in different price points to maintain an even playing field.

Medal-winning spirits will be posted on this website within 72 hours of the competition. Posted winners will remain listed in the results section of this website under the year that their spirits won a medal. Wine Country Network conducts an aggressive publicity campaign generating valuable media exposure for all winners.

We cordially invite your participation!

Wine Country Network, Inc. is a multi-platform media and event company dedicated to wine, beer, spirits, food, and travel. Christopher and Darcy Davies founded the company in 2002 in New York. Today the company is based in Denver, Colorado.

The company publishes Wine Country International® Magazine, a well-respected glossy print publication (2003 to 2012), which transformed into a fully digital magazine in 2013. The magazine is now available through Issuu, the world’s leading digital publishing platform.

Tequila Mezcal Challenge
2022 The Executive Committee Chairs::

Christopher Davies
Publisher & Editorial Director
Wine Country International® magazine
Wine Country Network, Inc

Darcy R Davies
President & Creative Director
Wine Country Network, Inc

Larry Wilcox
Senior Spirits Judge
President of Top Shelf Liquor

For additional information, please contact us at 303-665-0855.

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The 2022Tequila Mezcal Challenge is now accepting entries through November 5, 2022.

Enter your best Tequila, Mezcal, and Agave in the largest and most respected spirits competition dedicated to defining excellence in more than 60 categories of Tequila, Mezcal, and Agave Spirits.  Now added! Premixed Tequila Cocktails and Mixers. All spirits are tasted double-blind by a prestigious panel of beverage professionals, sommeliers, and trade members. TMC uses The Data Still for online entries.
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