Cierto Tequila Wins Five Double Gold Medals At The 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila received nine (9) medals at the 2024 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC), the most of any tequila brand in the competition – including a remarkable five (5) Double Gold medals and three (3) Gold medals. Cierto’s Private Collection Reposado was also awarded a prestigious Platinum medal in acknowledgment of its third consecutive Double Gold designation. In total, this marks the sixth straight year in which Cierto’s range of 100% natural, additive-free tequila has been honored as a Double Gold winner at SFWSC.

With these new honors, Cierto has now won nine hundred two (902) international medals and awards, making it the first tequila in history to surpass nine hundred (900) awards. “We’re incredibly proud to have achieved this historic 900-award milestone at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, one of the world’s most intensely competitive contests with more than 5,500 entries,” remarks Jim Ruane, Cierto’s Chief Growth Officer. “These honors affirm yet again that True tequila, which for Cierto means tequila crafted using fully mature agave, traditional methods and zero additives, is the gold standard. We would like to thank Cierto’s Master Distillers, Enrique Fonseca and Sergio Mendoza, whose philosophy, craftsmanship and consistency result in the best tasting and most highly awarded tequila.”


Founded in 2000, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition is one of the oldest and most reputable competitions of its kind. Every year, esteemed judges from around the world come together to engage in a blind tasting process that ensures every entry is judged fairly. The judges of the SFWSC are seasoned industry experts, each with a well-defined story and trusted palate.

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