Corazón Añejo awarded Best Añejo

NEW ORLEANS, LA.  (April 1, 2016) – Corazón de Agave Reposado Tequila was awarded World’s Best Tequila at the 2016 World Drinks Awards, after undergoing three rounds of rigorous review. The international panel of experts tasked with identifying the very best spirits also ultimately awarded Best Añejo to Corazón de Agave Añejo.

The 2016 World’s Best Spirits awards were presented on March 17 at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London by Felicity Murray, editor and founder of

"The judges of both the Taste and Design categories were extremely discerning. All those who have won an award can be justifiably proud," Murray said in a press release announcing the winners.

 “We are thrilled and feel very humbled to accept these two awards,” Brand Manager Megan Hurtuk said. “We are very energized by the growth in the global tequila market, and it is an honor to see our Corazón Tequilas recognized among the best at the World Drinks Awards.”

Corazón Tequilas are crafted of 100 percent Blue Weber agave, using artisanal fermentation and distillation practices. Traditional clay ovens, proprietary yeast and oxygenation are a few of the elements utilized to create these award-winning tequilas, crafted at the world class Casa San Matías Distillery in Mexico. Suggested retail pricing for Corazón Reposado is $29.99 and Corazon Añejo is $34.99. For more information about Corazón Tequila visit


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