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Tres Agaves Tequila Discovered by The Who Ranks Blanco and Añejo Among Top 5 of Top-Fifty Premium Tequilas

Tres Agaves Receives #2 and #5 Ranking for Blanco and Añejo in Blind Tasting 2010-12-01 « back

December 1, 2010, Oakland, CA –Tres Agaves Products announced that Tres Agaves Blanco had placed 2nd, and Tres Agaves Añejo had placed 5th’s ratings of the top premium Tequilas sold in the, whichrates the finest in food, wine and spirits, announced the results of their second hosted Tequila tasting where 20 premium contenders were selected to compete in the Tequila category - the fastest growing distilled spirit in the U.S. This latest accolade comes on the heels of earlier recognition, including winning three out of the top four Chairman’s Trophies in the Tequila category at this year’s Ultimate Beverage Challenge.  Recent gold ratings by the acclaimed Beverage Testing Institute placed Tres Agaves Tequila alongside the world’s best and most expensive Tequilas.

“We are extremely passionate about Tequila and are immensely gratified by this latest recognition for our products,” said Eric Rubin, Brand Director at Tres Agaves Products. “Tres Agaves produces inspired 100% Agave Tequilas when served neat and provides the perfect flavor profile to accent Margaritas or other Tequila cocktails.” 

Judges at the formal FiftyBest event included Tequilaaficionados, wine/spirits writers, retailers and bartenders. Using professional criteria, the 100% blue agave Tequilas were served “blindly” one at a time, and rated on a 1-5 point scoring system with 5 being the best. There were resting periods between the first two flights of the Blanco Tequilas, and between the second two flights of Añejo Tequilas. After totaling up the scores, the Tequilas were ranked based on the impressions of the judges.  The complete list of ranking results, along with tasting notes, are published on website:

In just 9 months Tres Agaves Tequilas and Mixers have racked up an impressive list of awards and accolades including:

Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila

  • Ranked #2 Blanco Tequila by
  • Won the Chairman’s Trophy in the Ultimate Cocktail Challenge with a score of 95/100 for the Tequila Sunrise.
  • Honored with Silver Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.


Tres Agaves Reposado Tequila

  •  Won Chairman’s Trophy at Ultimate Cocktail Challenge for the Paloma with a score of 95/100 for the Paloma.
  • Received Gold Award with a score of 91/100 from Beverage Testing Institute.


Tres Agaves Añejo Tequila

  • Ranked #5 Añejo by
  • Won Ultimate Spirits Challenge Chairman’s Trophy with a 97/100 score at Ultimate Beverage Challenge, led by F. Paul Pacult.  
  • Won Gold Award with a score of 90/100 by Beverage Testing Institute.


Tres Agaves Margarita Mix

  • Awarded Gold Medal with 90/100 points (the highest ranking ever for a margarita mix) by Beverage Testing Institute.


Tres Agaves Cocktail-ready Agave Nectar

  • Received Gold Medal with 90/100 points  by Beverage Testing Institute.


About Tres Agaves Tequila

Tres Agaves Products, Inc. is a San Francisco Bay Area based business that was created to bring the finest 100% agave Tequila and natural margarita mixers to the market.  Crafted from nine-year-old blue agave plants in the town of Tequila itself (Jalisco, Mexico), Tres Agaves Tequilas offer artisanal-quality, estate-bottled Tequila at great price points.  Winner of 3 out of 4 top Tequila category honors at the recent Ultimate Beverage Challenge Tres Agaves is available in Blanco, Reposado and Añejo expressions.  Tres Agaves Tequilas are specifically designed to produce simple, fresh, top-shelf margaritas.  With Tres Agaves Tequila, Tres Agaves Cocktail-Ready Agave Nectar and Tres Agaves Margarita Mix making great margaritas is now as simple as uno-dos-tres-perfecto.

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