Best Tequilas for 2018

Here’s our favorite way of celebrating Life’s best moments!

It’s time to experience only the best, save money, and see new tequilas. See below for all the new winners. Below, you’ll find the 2018 awards for Silver, Reposado, Anejo and Extra Anejo tequilas.

Tip: Don’t buy Patron. It’s garbage, own by Paul Mitchell, and has never won a serious award.

About 2018 awards:

San Francisco World Spirits Competition hosted its 18th annual competition on March 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th @ the elegant Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. Competition Celebrates Biggest Event in 14 Year History, showcasing 1,474 entries from 64 countries. It is the first comprehensive, international spirits judging ever held in the United States on an annual basis. Continuing its tradition of record-breaking entries annually, this year the number of submissions totaled 1,474 from 41 states, 64 countries covering 89 classifications.

 

Tequila official glass:

Here’s the correct way to drink quality tequila! The Riedel Tequila Glass was designed in collaboration with the CRT and tequila producers to “highlight and enhance the characteristics” of Mexico’s finest.

 

1st place: Best in show!

 

 

2nd place: Best in class! (tequila photos below)

 

You can buy most of above tequilas at BevMo!

 

Azunia (reposado, best in class). BevMo. $49.

http://www.bevmo.com/azunia-reposado–750-ml-.html

 

7 Leguas (aged, best in class). BevMo. $63.

http://www.bevmo.com/7-leguas-tequila-anejo–750-ml-.html

 

 

El Tesoro Paradiso (extra aged, best in class). BevMo. $149.

http://www.bevmo.com/el-tesoro-paradiso-extra-anejo-tequila–750-ml-.html

 

 

Here’s a great buy!

Reserva del Senor Tequila Almendrado. $40.

https://www.oldtowntequila.com/reserva-del-senor-anejo-750ml/

 

 

See the rest of 2018 winners:

 

A. Silver. Please click to enlarge.

 

B. Reposado. Please click to enlarge.

 

C. Aged. Please click to enlarge.

 

See all of 2018 tequila winners:

http://sfspiritscomp.com/pdf/2018_ResultsByClass.pdf

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