Mexican spirit connoisseurs, tequila lovers and San Diego foodies will gather in Del Mar on September 28 for the 11th Annual Spirits of Mexico Festival. Formerly held over a five-day period in Old Town San Diego, this year’s event will take place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds for a giant one-night celebration of tequila, spirits and the fine art of Mexican distilling. Attendees will sample and drink a variety of spirits including tequila, mezcal, bacanora and Mexican wine, as well as taste Latin-inspired dishes that pair perfectly. In addition to offering our readers a promo code to save 15% on passes, we're giving away 2 VIP tickets to the event - keep reading and be sure to enter!
As guests walk through the event’s tasting exhibition, they will have the chance to meet and mingle with spirit producers and retailers, learning about the craft and history of each spirit. All Access ticket holders will also have the opportunity to go behind the scenes and “Meet the Masters,” a special chance to mingle with the pioneers of the Mexico’s premier spirits. Featured Masters include Mark Carlston, CEO & Master Distiller of Crótalo Tequila; Germán González, Owner & Master Distiller at T1 Tequila Uno; and Alex Viecco, CEO of Montalvo Tequila.
In addition to showcasing their spirits, producers and exhibitors will discuss current industry trends and teach the history and culture of each spirit. Featured producers include Milagro Tequila, El Jimador, Crótalo Tequila, Mezcal Sacrificio, Gran Orendain, Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur, Tequila Celestial, Dos Armadillos, Casa d'Aristi Mayan Liqueur and Puerto Vallarta Tequila.
The Spirits of Mexico Access All Areas ticket is $110, VIP is $85, General Admission is $60 and Designated Driver cost $30, but SanDiegoVille readers save 15% by using promo code SANDIEGOVILLE upon checkout. For more information and to purchase tickets for the event, visit thespiritsofmexico.com.