International Tequila Festival Comes to Green Point (A Cape Town First!)

International Tequila Festival Comes to Green Point (A Cape Town First!)

When life hands you lemons, head to Cape Town’s first-ever International Tequila Festival!

We’re well-acquainted with craft beer, and have gotten to know gin rather well, but now it’s time to present the real life of the party… tequila!

Actually, this party-boosting spirit hardly needs an introduction in this neck of the woods – South Africa is, after all, the world’s fourth-largest market for tequila; and the Mother City South Africa’s most prolific consumer.

And, now, we have an opportunity to explore this intoxicating Mexican spirit in all its incarnations at Cape Town’s first-ever Tequila Festival.

Bringing the spirit of Mexico to Cape Town

International Tequila Festival Cape Town
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This three-day Mexican-inspired fiesta takes place from 1 to 3 November 2019, in time for summer. In addition to 30 kinds of tequila, mezcal and other agave spirits, there’ll be food, drinks, live music and cocktail-making masterclasses.

Here are just a few examples of what you can look forward to at this spirit-fuelled fiesta:

  • live music performances from Prime Circle and The Kiffness (on 1 November), as well as Afrikaans rap sensation, Biggy on 2 November, and a host of supporting bands, including The Guy is Alive, The Vanilla Colts and Upper Mill
  • food trucks and cocktail bars
  • Mexican cook-offs
  • food-and-spirit pairings
  • tequila tasting, with a host of global brands on offer (as well as South Africa’s very own Karoo Agave Distilleries)
  • live agave-processing to demonstrate how tequila is made
  • masterclasses where you’ll learn how to make tequila cocktails
  • mechanical bull-riding

How to book your Tequila Festival tickets

Tickets to the festival can be purchased online, and include a free shooter glass, plus at least eight tequila-tasting vouchers (that can be used for 7.5ml–10ml spirit tasters or 30–35ml cocktail tasters)

The early bird catches the tequila! So get your early-bird tickets (from R150 to R235) while they last (standard three-day pass costs R399).

Then there’s the VIP package (R1 600 for one person; R9 000 for six) which includes bar-tab vouchers, a two-course meal from Nomad Bistro, tickets for masterclasses, and front-section dance-floor access.

So get your lemon and salt at the ready, and get into the spirit of tequila!
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Address

Hamilton Rugby Club
1 Stephen Way
Cape Town

Contact

info@internationaltequilaco.com

Event Information

Date
1 – 3 November 2019

Time
1 November, 3pm – 3 November, 6pm

Cost
From R150 to R399
R1 600 (VIP)
R9 000 (VIP for six)

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