Posted on 2 Apr
Where to sip and swirl from Downtown to Punta Mita.
OSCAR’S TEQUILA DISTILLERY - Overlooking the Pacific from along the Rio Cuale in Puerto Vallarta, Oscar’s features an in-house tequila distillery, which guests can tour and see the process from the distillation of the juice from the blue agave plant to the fermentation process. Tastings include their four traditional types, Blanco (silver), Reposado (aged), Añejo (vintage dark) and Añejo Extra (extra vintage dark), as well as a selection of eight flavored tequilas. After a tasting tour, stay and dine in the restaurant, enjoying views of the surrounding natural beauty.
FOUR SEASONS PUNTA MITA - You don’t have to be a guest of the hotel to enjoy one of the Four Seasons Punta Mita’s curated events. The Tequila Blend Experience, created by the hotel’s cultural concierge, offers a detailed glimpse into the complexity of tequila. The hands-on tasting and blending experience lets guests create their own unique blend from four different barrels. The customized blend is placed in a handmade Damajuana bottle for guests to take home with them.
W PUNTA DE MITA - This modern, chic hotel in Punta de Mita offers a fantastic tequila and mezcal experience open to guests and non guests (upon reservation) at the living room bar. The hotel features a wide range of tequila and mezcal to taste and a highly experienced mixologist, formerly the mixologist of the acclaimed W Mexico City, on hand to make suggestions and provide detailed information about the distillation and fermentation processes.
PUERTO VALLARTA SPIRITS TOUR - An incredible way to spend an evening in Puerto Vallarta, this four-hour guided tour takes guests on an eating and drinking excursion through Downtown Vallarta, sampling tequila, mezcal, raicilla, local craft beer and cocktails by a master Mexican Mixologist. The tour includes dinner, tacos of course, such as seafood stuffed jalapeño and carne asada selections.
NOBLE CORAZON TEQUILA DISTILLERY - First envisioned on the shores of Puerto Vallarta, Noble Corazon crafts its artisanal tequila in the town of Tequila, Jalisco. But the distillery brings its selection of tequilas to provide private tasting presentations anywhere in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. Bring the tasting to you, including a presentation from one of their expert craft tequiliers and a fine variety of tequilas for sampling.
LA NEGRA - A local favorite, La Negra offers a relaxed casual atmosphere, situated under a huge tree canopy in the oldest house in its Bucerías neighborhood. Whether stopping in for dinner or to enjoy live music on the adult-only rooftop terrace, La Negra serves an array of mezcal and raicilla, as well as experimental cocktails and craft beers.