Today the winners from 'The annual International Wine & Spirit Competition' (founded in 1969) were announced. The competitions aim is to promote the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs through a rigorous two stage judging process of professional blind tasting, and detailed (chemical and microbiological) analysis that takes place at the competition's headquarters in Surrey, United Kingdom.

The winners have been announced and who from the tequila crowd is standing out? Here's  a pick from the results...


Gold Award (Best in class)

Blue Head reposado (Tequileria Las Juntas), Aztec tequila gold (Toorank Distilleries) and Sierra tequila reposado (Borco World of Spirits) all picked up the top award.

Silver Award (Best in class)

Blue Head Tequila blanco (Blue Head Tequila LLC), Hornitos Añejo (Beam Global Spirits & Wine Inc.)  and Sierra Tequila Antiguo (Borco World of Spirits) were honoured too.

The super-premium Tres Generaciones Tequila line took home two silver medals for Tres Generaciones Plata and Tres Generaciones Añejo. Silver Patron tequila fittingly picked up a silver award as did Cabo Wabo Añejo. Jose Cuervo Tradicional also picked up a silver award and Hornitos reposado from Sauza picked up a bronze.

For a complete list of all prizes and winners in other categories head over to the official site!