Monterey Tequila and Mezcal Expo Event Overview

CYO Events has a first-class tasting experience planned for you!
Please be sure to read all times/dates below for your travel and planning purposes.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - Third annual Margarita Showdown.
Friday, October 11, 2013 - Agave Awards Dinner (exclusive for ALL ACCESS ticket holders, sponsors and exhibitors) El Palomar Restaurant, Monterey.
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - Monterey Tequila & Mezcal Expo:
4:00 p.m. - Doors open to VIP ticket holders
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Tequila Seminar/tasting (VIP ticket holders only) - VIPs have two options when they arrive at
4:00 p.m.
Option #1. Attend a Tequila 101 for the Try-Curious given by Janna Lopez of - tasting provided by Tequila Alderete.
Optiom #2. Attend a Meet & Greet with industry icons: German Gonzales of T1 and Pilar Contreras of Tequila Don Pilar and as you are meeting and greeting, have a specialized cocktail prepared by Christian Pepe of Vesuvio Restaurant.
5:00 p.m. - Doors open to the general public
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Agave based silent auction benefiting the Museum of Monterey (MoM).
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Main tasting, entertainment, food y mas!
9:00 p..m. - 12 a.m. - After Party at Blue Fin Cafe and Billiards on Cannery Row. Shuttle will be provided from the Museum to the Blue Fin starting once the tasting concludes.)
Blue Fin Cafe and Billiards

After-Party Social will feature local band Nu-Horizon and DJ Wilie

Nu-Horizon Band

DJ Wilie