Polished Palate Presents Spirits of Mexico

2011 SPECIAL GUESTS

(Alphabetically by Brand Name; not all are listed)

Agave Gal / Diana Barrera / Publisher & Tasting Aficionado

Azunia & Regional Tequilas / Jim Riley / President

Caballeros Inc / Doug French / President & Master Distiller

Cantina Mayahuel / Larry Auman / Owner, 3 Year Competition Judge

Crotalo Spirits Crotalo Tequila / Mark Carlston / President

Don Cuco Sotol / Jaclyn Jacquez / President

El Decreto Tequila / Brian C. Ricci / President

El Duende Tequila Inc / Phillip Soto Mares / Master Distiller, El Perdido Tequila

Experience Tequila / Clayton Szczech / Guest Judge 2011

Fiesta de Reyes / Chuck Ross / CEO

Fortaleza Tequila / Guillermo Erickson Sauza / Master Distiller

Gemini Spirits & Wine / Sazerac Company / David Grapshi / Tequila National Sales Manager, 3 Year Competition Judge

Lorenz Agave Spirits / Eric P. Lorenz / President, 1 Year Competition Judge

Magia Azul Tequila Consulting / Mario Marquez / President, 5 Year Competition Judge

Milagro Tequila / Charlotte Voisey / 5 Year Competition Judge

Milagro Tequila / Gaston Martinez / Milagro Brand Ambassador

Montoro Tequila / Ilan Lewinger / Founder, Managing Director

Old Town Liquor / Zee Tequila / Zack Romaya / Owner, 3 Year Competition Judge

Queen of Tequila / Jennifer Lawrence / President & Tasting Aficionado

San Diego County / Ron Roberts / Fourth District Supervisor

T1 Tequila Uno / German Gonzalez / Master Distiller, 1 Year Competition Judge

Tequila Nuts / Rachel Nichols-Bernyk / President, 1 Year Competition Judge

Tequila Rack / Christopher Zarus / President

Tres Agaves Tequilas / Eric Ruben / Founder, Tres Agaves Restaurant & Tres Agaves Tequila

Wine Warehouse / Alfredo Gama / 2 Year Tasting Competition Judge

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