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Let your spirits soar – entries now open to Distilled: San Diego Spirit and Cocktail Competition

Released: December 06, 2018

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DEL MAR, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2018) – Distillers, it’s time to give us your best shots! Online entry for spirits is now open for Distilled: San Diego Spirit and Cocktail Competition at distilledsandiego.com.

Hosted by the San Diego County Fair, presented by Albertsons|Vons, the competition celebrates distilled spirits from around the world. Save $50 per entry through Jan. 4.

The competition is open to commercially-licensed spirit producers with a thirst for claiming top accolades for their unique inspirations in a glass. Judging happens Feb. 16 and 17 with results released by March 1. Select winners will be invited to pour and showcase their liquid treasures at the Distilled Spirit and Cocktail Festival on June 22 at the 2019 San Diego County Fair. All entries will be judged on merit and not “Olympic Style,” offering opportunities for multiple awards in each class.

Register online here for $100 per entry through Jan. 4. After that, it’s $150 per entry through Jan. 25.

Distilled: San Diego Spirit and Cocktail Festival will showcase more than 150 different spirits and mixers on June 22 during the San Diego County Fair. The festival will also feature VIP food and spirits pairings and “Meet the Maker” educational sessions. The popular Mixology Competition is also back and will feature San Diego’s best mixologists whipping up their prized concoctions on stage as they vie for the title. Award winners will be highlighted during the festival and select winners will be invited to show off their brand during the festival.

DISTILLED: SAN DIEGO SPIRIT AND COCKTAIL COMPETITION

WHAT: Online entry is now open here.

WHO: Licensed spirit producers and/or distributors

COST: $100 per entry until Jan. 4; $150 per entry until the Jan. 25 deadline

WHERE: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA

WHEN: Distilled judging on Feb. 16 and 17; Distilled Spirit and Cocktail Festival is June 22 during the San Diego County Fair

INFO: distilledsandiego.com

About Distilled: San Diego Spirit and Cocktail Competition


The fifth annual competition is produced by the 22nd District Agricultural Association in conjunction with the San Diego County Fair presented by Albertsons|Vons. The competition is open to commercially-licensed spirit producers and distributors worldwide. Award winners will be featured at Distilled: San Diego Spirit and Cocktail Festival on June 22, during the Fair. The festival is open to the public and celebrates quality spirits and craft cocktails from around the globe. The San Diego County Fair is the largest annual event in San Diego County, and one of the top five fairs in the United States and Canada, drawing approximately 1.6 million visitors annually.



For more information, please contact:
Annie Pierce
858-792-4262
apierce@sdfair.com
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