Tequila Distinguido(R) Keeps It Spicy With Exclusive Texas Social Club Partnership

Top Quote Premium Tequila Named Official Spirits Sponsor of the Social Club during the 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo CookOff. End Quote
  • Houston, TX (1888PressRelease) February 09, 2012 - As the weather heats up, tequila cocktails and barbecue will play an integral role, as two great annual traditions come together. Today, Emperial Americas, Inc. announced that its premium brand, Tequila Distinguido® would sponsor The Texas Social Club during the 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Cookoff.

    From barbecue to wild game or seafood, The Texas Social Club was started in 1984 by Bill J. Felder in Houston, Texas. The Texas Social Club has competed all over the United States and in Mexico, Jamaica, Africa and Europe while winning numerous World titles.

    Also called the "World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest," the Houston Rodeo Cookoff is a Texas sized Houston barbecue Cookoff held just before the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo in order to kick off Texas' largest rodeo. Featuring several hundred barbecue cooks, the event will convene from February 23rd through February 25th and will be full of cooking competitions, dancing and, of course, eating.

    As the spirits sponsor, Tequila Distinguido® will be integrated through extensive on-site signage, the unveiling of the Tequila Distinguido® Indy Race Car, guests (legal drinking age and older) can enjoy contests, special promotions and sample delicious tequila cocktails.

    "We feel this partnership is perfectly aligned with Tequila Distinguido's® distinguished and energetic spirit and is a fantastic opportunity for the brand to engage and sample consumers in a relevant environment," said Alonzo Pierce, CEO, Emperial Americas. "Tequila and Bar-B-Que are a natural partnership given the reminiscent nature of both in elevating the rodeo experience."

    From deep in the heart of Mexico comes tequila rich in tradition, respectful of the heritage and unsurpassed by others. Tequila Distinguido® is authentic, all-natural, estate-grown premium tequila, made from 8-10 year old 100% blue agave that is double distilled and hand-crafted to the highest standards for an incredibly smooth and refined taste. The oral tradition of the Contreras family for the preparation of tequila has been kept as a jewel, polished with work, customs and the DISTINCTION of its process. Distinguido is made in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico. The artisan-style crafts of Distinguido include Silver, Reposado and Anejo. Distinguido has won high marks at the San Francisco World Spirits competition. Tequila Distinguido® will continue to expand aggressively and strategically in the United States. www.tequiladistinguido.com.

    Emperial Americas, Inc. is developer, importer and marketer of branded alcoholic beverages with an initial offering of Tequila and Bourbon. Emperial Americas is dedicated to creating: "The brands people talk about." Our vision is to be the ultimate brand builders of the industry by engaging the consumer and the commerce with unparalleled delivery. We are committed to the highest standards everyday. The skill set of our management team is a primary asset in the development of our brands and trademarks.

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