March 2010

The results are in from the inaugural Ultimate Spirits Challenge

(http://www.ultimate-beverage.com) and El Gran Jubileo makes the list of top entries. The USC is in its first year and turns out to be very demanding! Many of the most famous brands didn't even make the list! We're proud to announce that all three expressions of Tequila El Gran Jubileo were among the top scorers.

El Gran Jubileo Blanco 76 points

El Gran Jubileo Reposado 83 points

El Gran Jubileo Anejo 78 points

El Gran Jubileo has a great showing in San Francisco:

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition (http://www.sfspiritscomp.com) was held on March 13th and 14th at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. Tequila El gran Jubileo, in its first ever appearance at the competition came away with medals for all three expressions!

Tequila El Gran Jubileo Blanco wins Gold Medal.

Tequila El Gran Jubileo Reposado wins Bronze Medal.

Tequila El Gran Jubileo Anejo wins Bronze Medal.

April 2010

The Ultimate Cocktail Challenge

The Ultimate Cocktail Challenge is a follow-up to the Ultimate Spirits Challenge and was held on April 12th - 14th at the Astor Center in New York City. Each entry was used to create classic tequila cocktails and then judged. The judging was conducted blind and each cocktail was given a score to determine the best tequila to use in each of the drinks.

El Gran Jubileo Blanco was the second highest scorer overall and a finalist for the Chairman's trophy for its incredible flavor when mixed in both the Paloma and the Tequila Sunrise.

Get the official competition recipes here.

Paloma:
El Gran Jubileo Blanco 94 points ! "Excellent / Highly Recommended" Chairman's Trophy Finalist

El Gran Jubileo Reposado 85 points "Very Good / Strong Recommendation"

Tequila Sunrise:

El Gran Jubileo Blanco 93 points ! "Excellent / Highly Recommended" Chairman's Trophy Finalist

El Gran Jubileo Reposado 87 points "Very Good / Strong Recommendation"

Margarita:

El Gran Jubileo Blanco 91 points ! "Excellent / Highly Recommended"

El Gran Jubileo Reposado 87 points "Very Good / Strong Recommendation"

June 2010

The SIP Awards International Spirits Competition

Following the success of it's inaugural spirits competition in 2009, the Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards presented the 2010 SIP Awards at the exclusive Ivy Rooftop at the Hyatt Andaz Hotel in downtown San Diego, CA in June of 2010. The SIP Awards is the only international spirits competition leveling the playing field for established brands and newcomers alike by enlisting consumers as judges. These judges engage in blind tastings by scoring each spirit on Aroma, Taste, and Finish. Tequila El Gran Jubileo Blanco and Extra Anejo were both Gold medal winners.
El Gran Jubileo Blanco
SIP Award: Gold Medal
El Gran Jubileo Reposado
SIP Award: Bronze Medal
El Gran Jubileo Extra Anejo
SIP Award: Gold Medal

July 2010

Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

The 2010 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition is complete and the results are in! The overall showing for Tequila El Gran Jubileo was outstanding with the highest honors going to El Gran Jubileo blanco. The Los Angeles competition has been open to 100% Blue Agave spirits since 2007. The judges, world-renown journalists, pub and bar owners and distillers weigh spirits against one another, awarding gold, silver and bronze to the most deserving. This competition is quickly becoming one of the most prestigious judging shows in the world.
El Gran Jubileo Blanco
Los Angeles International Competition Award: Gold Medal / Best in Category - Silver Tequila
El Gran Jubileo Reposado
Los Angeles International Competition Award: Silver Medal
El Gran Jubileo Anejo
Los Angeles International Competition Award: Silver Medal

September 2010

Annual International Review of Spirits

The Beverage Testing Institute has completed its 2010 review of tequilas and the results for
El Gran Jubileo are Exceptional!

The Beverage Testing Institute is an independent, privately owned corporation that conducts professional, blind tastings and reviews of beverage products. Each year they put out a call for entries for their annual International Review of Spirits. For the complete reviews and tasting notes for each of the three El Gran Jubileo expressions, follow the links below or visit our reviews page.
El Gran Jubileo Blanco
International Review of Spirits Award: Gold Medal RATING: 91 points (Exceptional)
El Gran Jubileo Reposado
International Review of Spirits Award: Gold Medal RATING: 93 points (Exceptional)
El Gran Jubileo Anejo
International Review of Spirits Award: Gold Medal RATING: 93 points (Exceptional)

June 2016

El Gran Jubileo Returns to the U.S.

It’s time to #celebrate. El Gran Jubileo has returned to the United States.

Cosas Mexicanas, LLC - Redding, CT has acquired the exclusive United States import rights for this award winning tequila. The brand is now available in the states of NY, NJ, CT, CA, and will soon return to CO and IL. For more information, email us at comments@granjubileo.com

July 2016

El Gran Jubileo wins Triple Gold

El Gran Jubileo won Triple Gold at tastings.com - 2016 Agave All Stars Competition.

Up against very formidable brands, our Anjeo received the highest award of all at 95 Points. The Repo scored 93 points and the Blanco 91 Points. All rated as "Exceptional".

You can see the reviews here:

 91 • El Gran Jubileo (Mexico) Blanco Tequila 80 Proof. Gold Medal http://tastings.com/Spirits-Review/El-Gran-Jubileo-Blanco-Tequila-Mexico-07-01-2016.aspx

93 • El Gran Jubileo (Mexico) Reposado Tequila 80 Proof. Gold Medal http://tastings.com/Spirits-Review/El-Gran-Jubileo-Reposado-Tequila-Mexico-07-01-2016.aspx

95 • El Gran Jubileo (Mexico) 5 Year Extra Añejo Tequila 80 Proof.Gold Medal http://tastings.com/Spirits-Review/El-Gran-Jubileo-5-Year-Extra-Anejo-Tequila-Mexico-07-01-2016.aspx

February 2017

Upcoming Tasting Events

Come join us for a tasting at your local bar or retailer!

Here is the current schedule for February 

 

Val's Wine and Spirits - Greenwich , CT  2/17  4-7pm

125 West Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830