Scorpion Mezcal Silver 4-Pack Sampler Gift Box wins Gold Medal

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CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caballeros Inc. today announced that the Beverage Testing Institute's Tastings 2014 International Review of Spirits Packaging Competition has awarded Scorpion Mezcal's® 4-Pack Silver Sampler Gift Box several Gold awards and runner-up status for "Best Gift Box."

The attractive box is decorated with rustic artwork featuring an ancient still and stylized agave, with the top of the box showing the agave plants for each of the four varietals.

Gold Medal - Creativity Category
Gold Medal - Graphic Design Category
Gold Medal - Form Category
Best Gift Box Runner Up.

Scorpion Mezcal's® award winning sampler gift box contains four 200ml bottles of Scorpion Mezcal® Silver. Each of the four bottles contains a different variety of 100 percent de agave Mezcal so that the consumer can experience, appreciate and become familiar with each of the varietals' unique flavor.

The four agave varietals in the box are:
1) Tobala (Estate Grown)
2) Espadin
3) Barril
4) Blue Weber (grown in Oaxaca).

Two award-winning silvers included in the box are: Scorpion Mezcal® Tobala and Scorpion Mezcal® Espadin. Scorpion's Tobala Mezcal received 97 Points and a Platinum award from The Beverage Testing Institute. It also won Best of Show at The Spirits of Mexico competition. Scorpion Mezcal® Espadin has won several awards, among them: 96 Points with a Gold Medal from The Beverage Testing Institute and Best Mezcal from Food & Wine Magazine.

Suggested retail for the 800ml box is $80; alc/vol 40 percent; each bottle is a different 100 percent agave varietal.

More information:

Imported by Caballeros Inc., Oakton, Va., leading importers of award winning 100 percent agave Mezcals. Produced and distilled by Scorpion Mezcal SA de CV Oaxaca, Mexico. In 2015, master distiller, Douglas K. French is celebrating his 20th anniversary as an agave/maguey grower in Oaxaca. He planted his first espadin agave crop in 1995 with 2500 agaves/magueys on his ranch in San Felipe del Agua, Oaxaca. Since then he has planted maguey every single year and has about 50 acres of maguey plantations.

For further information contact: Barbara Sweetman, VP Caballeros Inc., Phone/Fax: (914) 921-6988 or

Twitter: @scorpionmezcal


Caballeros Inc., 2911 Hunter Mill Road, Suite 303, Oakton, VA 22124.

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