Cierto Tequila Awarded Sixteen Medals at the 2022 Denver International Spirits Competition

The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila was awarded an incredible sixteen (16) medals at the 2022 Denver International Spirits Competition (DISC). The DISC awarded Cierto eleven (11) Gold medals, four (4) Silver medals and one (1) Bronze medal – surpassing all other tequila brands. “We are honored that the Denver International Spirits Competition’s prestigious panel, comprised of some of the most discerning beverage professionals in the world, appreciates the craftsmanship of our distillers and the unparalleled quality of Cierto,” remarks Jim Ruane, Cierto Tequila’s Chief Growth Officer. With these new honors, Cierto has won five hundred forty-eight (548) international medals and awards.


The founders of Wine Country Network, a leading producer of professional beverage competitions in wine, spirits and beer, formed the Denver International Spirits Competition in 2011. The competition is conducted double-blind by a seasoned panel of beverage professionals. Their judging panel consists of sommeliers, retail buyers, journalists, mixologists and beverage directors. All judges undergo a daily calibration class designed to maintain consistent evaluation and scoring of all spirits.