Montalvo Tequila’s Reposado Wins Best of Class at the 2013 Spirits of the Americas Competition

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Montalvo Tequila’s Plata Takes Home Gold

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“We’ve previously been awarded top honors for our Añejo and Plata, so to add a top honor for our Reposado is exciting” said Montalvo’s CEO Alex Viecco.

Montalvo Spirits, Inc. (OTCQB: ACSRD) (“Montalvo” or, the “Company”) announced today that their flagship product, Montalvo Tequila’s Reposado, was named Best of Class in the Reposado Tequila category during the 2013 Spirits of the Americas Competition. The blind tasting competition was held on February 10th and 11th at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Florida. Montalvo’s Plata was awarded Gold in the Blanco Tequila category.

“We’ve previously been awarded top honors for our Añejo and Plata, so to add a top honor for our Reposado is exciting” said Montalvo’s CEO Alex Viecco. “We’re still new to the market, so we’re humbled to have received such accolades right out of the gate. We look forward to entering many more competitions which will help introduce our product to a much wider audience.”

The Spirits of the Americas competition, part of the IWSC Group, celebrates the diversity and innovation of distilling in North, South and Central America. Products were judged on a 100-point basis, concentrating on appearance, aromatics, flavor, mouth feel and finish. The judging panel was hosted by Jack Robertiello and comprised of industry experts including Robert Plotkin, Pat McCarthy, Thomas “Mac” MacFarland Gregory III, Olie Berlic, Francesco Lafranconi, Elayne Duff, Junior Merino, David Pickerell and Gregg Glaser.

Montalvo Tequila is an ultra-premium, triple distilled tequila. Montalvo Tequila had its initial launch in New York and California, and is now available in Florida, with expanded distribution expected early this year. Produced by fourth-generation tequila producers, Montalvo is handcrafted from 100% Blue Weber agave grown in the lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico. Montalvo guarantees the brand’s premium quality by handcrafting in small batches, using only the finest Blue Weber agave and employing a third distillation. Montalvo offers three meticulously formulated expressions; Plata, Reposado and Añejo. Learn more about Montalvo at, the company Facebook page and official Twitter handle @MontalvoTequila.

About Montalvo Spirits, Inc.

Montalvo Spirits, Inc. develops, markets and distributes premium alcoholic beverages, with its initial offering being the award-winning Montalvo Tequila. The Company plans to focus on artisanal spirit brands with a tradition of excellence and quality. Additional information concerning the Company is available on the Company’s website:

About the IWSC Group

The IWSC Group is the world leader in organizing wine and spirit competitions and events around the globe. The IWSC Group operates six brands including Spirits of Mexico, Whiskies of the World, The International Wine & Spirit Competition, Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit Competition and UK based ‘What Food, What Wine?’ competition and event.

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