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The 2023 Tequila Mezcal Challenge is now accepting online entries through October 23, 2023.

Wine Country Network, Inc., publisher of Wine Country International® magazine and the producer of the Denver International Spirits Competition has announced that the 5th Annual Tequila Mezcal Challenge will take place on November 4 & 5, 2023 in Denver, Colorado.

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
2023 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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