Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: Finalists for the Best Silver/Gold Tequila at the 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

by The Tasting Alliance Team  |  05.03.2024

As the festive spirit of Cinco de Mayo approaches, tequila aficionados around the world are gearing up to raise their glasses in celebration of Mexico’s rich cultural heritage. And what better way to honor this iconic Mexican holiday than by exploring the finest tequilas the world has to offer? With the Top Shelf 2024 Awards Gala taking place in October, anticipation is high as we unveil the finalists for the Best Silver/Gold Tequila from the esteemed 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

AsomBroso Tequila Additive-Free Silver

The Additive-Free Silver tequila from AsomBroso is a testament to the brand’s dedication to authenticity. Made using traditional methods and free from any additives or artificial flavors, this tequila showcases the true essence of agave. With its smooth, clean profile and subtle hints of citrus and pepper, it’s the perfect choice for sipping or crafting cocktails.


This family-owned distillery takes pride in producing tequilas that pay homage to the land and its heritage. The ZARZA Silver tequila is a shining example of the brand’s commitment to excellence. Crafted from 100% blue agave and distilled to perfection, this tequila boasts a crisp, clean flavor profile with notes of agave, citrus, and a hint of spice.

Don Rico Tequila Blanco

The Blanco tequila from Don Rico is a true expression of the agave plant’s natural beauty. Distilled to perfection and bottled without aging, this tequila captures the pure essence of agave with its crisp, clean flavor and smooth finish.

Ay! Ay! Ay! Tequila Blanco

Ay! Ay! Ay! Tequila embodies the spirit of celebration and camaraderie. Born in the tequila-rich soils of Jalisco, Mexico, this vibrant brand is known for its lively character and bold flavors. Distilled from hand-selected blue agave and bottled fresh without aging, this tequila delivers a crisp, clean taste with notes of citrus, pepper, and earthy undertones.

Don Fulano Fuerte

The Fuerte Blanco from Don Fulano is a bold and robust expression of the agave plant. Bottled at 100 proof, this tequila delivers an intense flavor experience with rich agave notes, hints of spice, and a long, satisfying finish.

As the excitement builds and Cinco de Mayo draws near, tequila lovers everywhere are eager to raise a glass to Mexico’s rich cultural heritage. Whether you prefer the crisp, clean profile of a silver tequila or the bold, complex flavors of a gold tequila, these finalists offer something for every palate. Stay tuned as we raise a toast to the winner of the Best Silver/Gold Tequila award at the Top Shelf 2024 Awards Gala in San Francisco!