CIERTO WINS AN EXTRAORDINARY THIRTEEN (13) MEDALS AND AWARDS AT THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION (SIP AWARDS).

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with an extraordinary thirteen (13) medals and awards at the 2020 International Spirits Competition (SIP Awards). Cierto Tequila won more awards than any other tequila this year. The SIP Awards honored Cierto with one Platinum medal, two Double Gold medals, five Gold medals, four Consumer Choice awards, and the 2020 Innovation Award for the Cierto Reserve Collection Reposado – far surpassing all other tequila brands. With these thirteen new awards, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and seventy-nine (179) international medals and awards. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About International Spirits Competition (SIP Awards)

The SIP Awards stands apart as the only internationally recognized consumer judging spirits competition. Catering to the opinions and palates of the discerning public, the SIP Awards presents a unique, spirit judging competition, unaffected by industry bias. This pragmatic and refreshing model of evaluation provides an honest stage for feedback and recognition where top brands showcase their achievements.


CIERTO TEQUILA WINS AN UNPRECEDENTED EIGHT AWARDS AT THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS COMPETITION

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with an unprecedented eight (8) awards in the tequila category at the 2020 International Wine & Spirits Challenge (IWSC).  Cierto Tequila won more awards than any other tequila this year at the IWSC – far surpassing all other tequila brands.  With these eight new awards, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and sixty-six (166) international medals and awards. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About International Wine & Spirits Competition

The IWSC sets the international benchmark for quality. For half a century, the International Wine & Spirits Competition has recognized and rewarded the very best wines and spirits in the world. Today they have over 400 global experts judging their awards for seven months of the year.


CIERTO TEQUILA HONORED WITH TWO “FINALIST” AWARDS AND RATED 94, 93 AND 92 POINTS AT THE 2020 ULTIMATE BEVERAGE CHALLENGE.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was honored with two “Finalist” awards at the 2020 Ultimate Beverage Challenge (UBC), and Cierto received a 94 point score for the Cierto Reserve Collection Añejo, a 93 point score for the Cierto Reserve Collection Blanco and a 92 point score for the Cierto Private Collection Blanco. Also, Cierto earned five (5) additional UBC accolades and was also distinguished with an “Excellent and Highly Recommended” rating by the UBC. Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and forty eight (148) international awards, medals and accolades. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About the Ultimate Beverage Challenge

Ultimate Beverage Challenge’s primary goal is to create and establish a new and higher standard of evaluation for spirits that provides accurate, meaningful and useful results in recognizing and promoting the quality of alcohol products. Each product is evaluated blind by panels in multi-stage assessments to remove any inherent or individual bias.


CIERTO TEQUILA WINS AN UNPARALLELED TEN AWARDS AT THE 2020 CRITICS CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS COMPETITION.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded an unparalleled ten (10) medals at the 2020 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition (CCIWSC).  Cierto Tequila won more medals than any other tequila this year at the competition. The CCIWSC honored Cierto with three Double Gold medals, four Gold medals, one Silver medal, named Cierto the “Distiller of the Year” and crowned Cierto’s Extra Anejo Reserve Collection the “Spirit of the Year” – far surpassing all other tequila brands.  With these ten new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and thirty eight (138) international awards and medals. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition

The esteemed Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Challenge is one of the oldest and most revered competitions in the United States. Founded by wine writers Dan Berger and Bob Foster and wine rep Dick Colangelo in 1982, the competition has been under the guidance of nationally syndicated wine columnist Robert Whitley for the past 17 years.


CIERTO TEQUILA WINS A REMARKABLE SEVEN AWARDS AT THE 2020 BERLIN INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded a remarkable seven (7) medals at the 2020 Berlin International Spirits Competition (BISC). Cierto Tequila won more medals than any other tequila this year at the international spirits competition. The BISC honored Cierto with one Double Gold medal, two Gold medals, one Silver medal, two Bronze medals and crowned Cierto the “Distiller of the Year” – far surpassing all other tequila brands. With these seven new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and twenty eight (128) international awards and medals. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About Berlin International Spirits Competition

The Berlin International Spirits Competition is the only International Spirits Competition where all the judges are real trade buyers who are judging the spirit by category and price. These judges are buyers from the top European and American liquor stores, restaurants, hotels and bars.


CIERTO TEQUILA WINS NINE AWARDS INCLUDING “DISTILLER OF THE YEAR” AT THE 2020 SAN DIEGO INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS CHALLENGE.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded an extraordinary nine (9) medals at the 2020 San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge (SDIWSC).  Cierto Tequila won more medals than any other tequila this year at the San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge. The SDIWSC honored Cierto with three Double Gold medals, five Gold medals and crowed Cierto the “Distiller of the Year” award this year – far surpassing all other tequila brands. With these nine new medals and awards, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and twenty one (121) international awards and medals. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About San Diego International Wine & Spirits Challenge

The SDIWSC, founded in early 1982, is a commercial wine & spirits competition on a mission to recognize excellence in the commercial production of adult beverages. To ensure the best possible results, they recruit wine professionals from across the industry, including producers, sommeliers, and media and marketing professionals. They take great pride in the skill, professionalism, and integrity in their judges.

About Elevated Spirits Company

Elevated Spirits Company is the producer of eight ultra-premium, all-natural, authentic luxury tequilas that are widely acknowledged by tequila connoisseurs as some the best tequilas ever made. The Elevated Spirits portfolio includes Cierto Private Collection Blanco, Cierto Private Collection Reposado, Cierto Private Collection Anejo, and Cierto Private Collection Extra Anejo as well as Cierto Reserve Collection Blanco, Cierto Reserve Collection Reposado, Cierto Reserve Collection Anejo, and Cierto Reserve Collection Extra Anejo. These eight agave expressions have been handcrafted by Cierto’s fourth and fifth generation master distillers and have won one hundred and twenty one international awards and medals at spirit competitions around the world. In its debut year, Cierto won more awards and medals than any other tequila in history.

About Cierto Tequila 

Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its complexity, character, and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have recognized Cierto as the “World’s Finest Tequila.” In its debut year, Cierto won more awards and medals than any other tequila in history.

Learn more at ciertotequila.com

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CIERTO TEQUILA WINS AN UNPRECEDENTED NINE AWARDS INCLUDING BEST IN CLASS EXTRA AÑEJO AT THE 2020 SAN FRANCISCO WORLD SPIRITS COMPETITION.

Los Angeles, CA — June 1st, 2020 – The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded an unprecedented nine (9) medals at the 2020 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). The SFWSC honored Cierto with the “Best in Class” title for the Cierto Private Collection Extra Añejo, one Gold medal, five Silver medals, and two Bronze medals this year. With these nine new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won a total of one hundred and twelve (112) international awards and medals in less than one year. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Founded in 2000, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition is one of the oldest and most reputable competitions of its kind. Every year, esteemed judges from around the world come together to engage in the blind tasting process that ensures every entry is judged fairly. The judges of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition are seasoned experts of their industry, each with a well defined story and trusted palate.

About Elevated Spirits Company

Elevated Spirits Company is the producer of eight ultra-premium, all-natural, authentic luxury tequilas that are widely acknowledged by tequila connoisseurs as some the best tequilas ever made. The Elevated Spirits portfolio includes Cierto Private Collection Blanco, Cierto Private Collection Reposado, Cierto Private Collection Anejo, and Cierto Private Collection Extra Anejo as well as Cierto Reserve Collection Blanco, Cierto Reserve Collection Reposado, Cierto Reserve Collection Anejo, and Cierto Reserve Collection Extra Anejo. These eight agave expressions have been handcrafted by Cierto’s fourth and fifth generation master distillers and have won one hundred and twelve international awards and medals at spirit competitions around the world.

CIERTO TEQUILA CROWNED THE “WORLD’S BEST TEQUILA” AT THE 2020 WORLD TEQUILA AWARDS.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was crowned the “World’s Best Tequila” at the 2020 World Tequila Awards (WTA).  Cierto Tequila won an additional seven (7) awards this year at the World Tequila Awards. The WTA honored Cierto not only with the “World’s Best Tequila” but also, “Best Extra Anejo”, one Gold medal, two Silver medals, and two Bronze medals this year – far surpassing all other tequila brands.  With these seven new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and eleven (111) international awards and medals since its debut last year. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About the World Tequila Awards

Headquartered in London, the World Drinks Awards program is globally recognized for selecting the very best in all internationally renowned styles of drinks. As part of the prestigious World Drinks Awards program, the World Tequila Awards select and honor the world’s best tequilas to help consumers and service establishments across the globe. A panel of expert judges impartially assess spirits from around the world using rigorous judging standards.


CIERTO – A NEW ULTRA-PREMIUM TEQUILA WINS EIGHT AWARDS AT THE 2020 DENVER INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded an extraordinary eight (8) medals at the 2020 Denver International Spirits Competition (DISC). Cierto Tequila won more medals than any other tequila this year at the International Spirits Competition. DISC honored Cierto with three Gold medals, four Silver medals, and one Bronze medal this year – far surpassing all other tequila brands. With these eight new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won one hundred and four (104) international awards and medals in less than a year. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto
the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About Denver International Spirits Competition

The founders of Wine Country Network formed the Denver International Spirits Competition in 2011. Wine Country Network is a leading producer of professional beverage competitions in Wine, Spirits, and Beer. The Denver International Spirits Competition is conducted double- blind by a seasoned panel of beverage professionals. Their judging panel consists of sommeliers, retail buyers, journalists, mixologists, and beverage directors. All judges undergo a daily calibration class designed to maintain consistent evaluation and scoring of all spirits.


CIERTO TEQUILA WINS AN UNPRECEDENTED EIGHT AWARDS AT THE 2020 INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS CHALLENGE.

Los Angeles, CA — The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded an unprecedented eight (8) medals at the 2020 International Spirits Challenge (ISC), winning more medals than any other tequila this year. The ISC honored Cierto with one Gold medal, five Silver medals, and two Bronze medals — far surpassing all other tequila brands. With these eight new medals, Cierto Tequila has now won eighty-eight (88) international awards and medals in less than a year. Cierto Tequila is an authentic, 100% natural “true” tequila made exclusively from healthy, mature highland agave in Jalisco, Mexico. Due to its character, complexity and incredibly smooth taste, tequila experts around the globe have called Cierto the “World’s Finest Tequila.”

About International Spirits Challenge

Founded in 1995, the International Spirits Challenge is one of the most authoritative, respected, and influential spirits competitions in the world. The competition is founded on a rigorous and independent blind-tasting judging process, which serves to encourage the high caliber of spirits. Receiving more than 1,700 entries from nearly 70 countries worldwide makes the ISC a truly global competition. It is supported by many of the world’s leading spirits producers as the international standard for quality and excellence.