Tequila & Mezcal Fest 2017 programme

Tequila & Mezcal Festival London 2017
Tequila & Mezcal Festival London 2017
Tequila & Mezcal Festival London 2017
Tequila & Mezcal Festival London 2017
12:45 - 13:30
Adriana Cavita – Peyotito London & Ibiza (click to read more)

How to make the perfect guacamole and the secret behind Mexican Ceviche by Adriana Cavita – Peyotiyo London & Ibiza

14:00 - 14:45
Jaime Orendain. Arette (click to read more)

A Mexican Tequilera with Tequila in his veins, meet Jaime Orendain a 4th generation Tequilero, he will take you through his family history in the tequila industry and explain the process of making tequila with passion.

15:15 - 16:00
Mezcal Amores, sip with consciousness (click to read more)

Mezcal Amores, sip with consciousness

Mezcal Amores is a project made with love, focusing on providing high-quality, artisanal mezcal while at the same time applying the Mezcal Amores Philosophy which consist of working only with sustainably cultivated agaves, managing fair trade and redistributing a part of our net profit to the local communities, along with the preservation of the species and its biodiversity.

18:00 - 18:45
CUERVO – The Tequila Quarter Masterclass (click to read more)

Take attendees to a hacienda in Mexico, Tequila Town, – A journey to the routes of our Tequilas, taking them through the different styles in terms of their differences in taste, production, price, use and design. The masterclass will finish with where it all starts with the Agave plant with an education of its many different forms.

19:15 - 20:00
The inmense variety of agave spirits (click to read more)

Meet the new member of the speciality brands Agave family.
Gabriela Moncada, will take you through the stories, and anecdotes of the creators of Derrumbes and La Venenosa brands, tasting their unique new arrivals to the UK distribute and brought by Speciality brands Ltd.
You will taste Derrumbes Durango, Derrumbes Zacatecas and La Venenosa Puntas, made in Jalisco, the best of the best of the distillation of agaves, at a very high alcohol per volume. It is worth to try it.

14:00 - 14:45
Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet Patrón Tequila’s Master Distiller since bottle one, Francisco Alcaraz and Patrón’s Director of Production, Antonio Rodriguez who will be hosting and exclusive tasting and seminar. (click to read more)

You are not just drinking tequila, you are celebrating centuries of Mexican tradition.
Tequila, one of the fastest-growing spirits in the world, is so much more than just the liquid in the bottle. It’s a spirit with a rich history, culture and tradition – and is still produced today in much the same way it was 500 years ago. Join Patrón tequila’s Master Distiller, Francisco Alcaraz, and Production Director, Antonio Rodriguez, who traveled all the way from the Hacienda Patrón distillery in Jalisco, Mexico, to explain the importance of observing tradition in every detail of tequila production. And learn what can be done to preserve agave culture and sustain the environment in Mexico to reduce the overall impact of tequila production, and ensure the longevity of this noble spirit.

Tequilas being tasted: Patrón Silver, Patrón Reposado, Patrón Anejo, Gran Patrón Platinum

15:15 - 16:00
The Agave Queens (click to read more)

Meet the unique and inspiring characters behind Mexico’s leading Tequila and Mezcal brands. Hosted by Karine Tillard from Patrón, Gabriela Moncada from Tapatio, Anne Sophie from Bruxo Mezcal and Camille Austin from Montelobos, let them take you on a journey of how they discovered their passion for these unique spirits.

16:30 - 17:15
Don Julio (click to read more)

Hosted by Deano Moncrieffe the European Don Julio brand ambassador

Discover the origins, innovation, passion and dedication of Don Julio Gonzalez Estrada and how through his ground breaking ideas and production techniques our  iconic founder changed the shape of the Tequila industry by introducing the World’s first luxury Tequila brand. This is the story of how the man became a legend.

17:45 - 18:30
Agave Unleashed! (click to read more)

Discover the world of the rising stars of the agave category, Mezcal, Sotol, Raicilla and Bacanora. A unique and one-off opportunity to be in the same room as the brand owners and ambassadors of these incredible Mexican spirits, this will be a round table Q&A session so fire those questions away.

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