spirits of mexico festival tickets now on sale
Tickets are now on sale for the Spirits of Mexico Festival, North America’s celebration of agave-based spirits, which will start its national tour in New York City May 23 and 24 before moving on to Chicago and San Diego.
Spirits enthusiasts are invited to participate in the two-day festival beginning with a VIP dining event, May 23 at Toloache 50, 251 West 50th St. Starting at 6 p.m., a tasting reception of the finest spirits will open the night, followed by an agave-infused dinner prepared by celebrity Chef/Owner Julian Medina. The event will conclude with a live auction featuring rare and collectible bottlings not available elsewhere in the United States. Tickets are $250 and include a spirits reception and three-course dinner.
The main tasting event along with a silent auction will take place May 24 at Agave NY, 140 7th Avenue South. Master distillers, authors, mezcaleros, tequileros, mixologists and ambassadors from world-renowned and new-to-market brands will convene to share their skills, experience and their agave spirits. Seminars also will be available for guests to learn about the history and culture of each spirit, current trends in the spirits industry and appropriate tasting techniques.
VIP tickets to the main tasting event at Agave NY are $85 in advance and include early entrance at 6:30 p.m., a special agave-infused cuisine, gift bags for the first 100 reservations and admittance to all seminars. Tickets for general admission, starting at 7:30 p.m., are $65 and $15 per seminar.
All proceeds from these events will benefit the Sky Ranch Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting troubled youth since 1961.
New York City is the Spirits of Mexico’s first stop, which will travel to Chicago in July and San Diego in September. For more information about the Spirits of Mexico Festival, visit www.thespiritsofmexico.com. To purchase tickets, visit www.thespiritsofmexico.com/purchasetickets.