The Spirits of Mexico Main Tasting Event, San Diego
Celebrating our 10th Anniversary 2013
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Information Center Plaza Saturday Evening Saturday, September 21, 2013 4.30pm registration for VIP!
General admission 7pm - 9pm
After Party - 9pm - Fiesta de Reyes - Sponsored by Olmeca Atlos
The Main Event took place at the Information Center Plaza, located within the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, the Birthplace of California
The Spirits of Mexico is the first Festival in the history of California to receive an official designation as “Spirits of Mexico Day” by the State, courtesy of Assemblymember Toni Atkins. The City of San Diego and the County of San Diego, courtesy of County Supervisor Ron Roberts, have designated similar proclamations annually; the County enhanced the designation as “Spirits of Mexico Festival Week” in 2012. Commendations have been received from the Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce and the Mexican Consulate San Diego.
!COME CELEBRATE THE DISTILLERS ART! BECOME AN AFICIONADO!
Guests tasted hundreds of styles of world class agave-based and other spirits produced in Mexico-Tequila, Mezcal, Sotol, Bacanora, Raicilla, Liqueurs, Rums and more!
They sampled specially created & ample culinary delights, catered by Fiesta de Reyes.
Guests had the opportunity to meet Celebrated Master Distillers/Blenders, Authors, Aficionados, Historians, Columnists, Television & Radio Personalities and Aficionados, agave enthusiasts all.
SILENT AUCTION BENEFITING THE SKY RANCH FOUNDATION
Meet Ralph Aguera, President of Sky Ranch Foundation
Proceeds from our Silent Auction, featuring fine spirits & other products, benefited the Sky Ranch Foundation, celebrating 53 years of helping troubled youth.
Featuring the musical stylings of Mario Olivares
VIP HOUR BEGAN AT 6pm
VIP ticket holders collected credentials and then proceeded to ‘Meet the Masters’. Master Distillers and Special Guests were available for photos and autographs.
Featured left to right are Guillermo Erickson Sauza, Tequila Fortaleza, Germán González Gorrochotegui, T1 Tequila Uno; Doug French, Scorpion Mezcal; Don Jose Pilar Contreras, Tequila Don Pilar
VIP Admission $75 in advance; $85 cash at the door
A special entry fee of $25 was established if you are a Designated Driver.
Silent Auction Benefiting the Sky Ranch Foundation ends at 8:00 PM
Event ends at 9:00 PM
SPIRITS OF MEXICO AFTER PARTY
Sponsored by Olmeca Altos Tequila
For inspiration and information about San Diego see the San Diego travel guide on World Travel Guide.
PARTICIPATING BRANDS 2013
Gran Marquis Semental Tequila
NON SPIRITS BRANDS
Yellow Cab of San Diego
Must be 21 or older to attend: Photo I.D. Required
Please consume responsibly. Carpool with a designated driver or hire a taxi at 1-800-TAXI
Drive safe and use UBER to get back and forth from the festival. First-time users get a $20 credit, just download the app on your smartphone and use the code "SpiritsofMexico" Select your pick up location and tap request now.