Leeds Tequila Festival

Leeds Tequila Festival

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£25 – £30

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Location

The Tetley

Hunslet Road

Leeds

LS10 1JQ

United Kingdom

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Leeds First Tequila Festival is arriving at The Tetley this Summer

About this event

Rolling Social Events, the team who brought you Leeds Rum, Gin and Whisky Festivals is now set to showcase another category of fantastic spirits, spearheaded by....tequila!

Tequila and other Mexican spirits such as Mezcal have never been more accessible than they have today. Whether you have just discovered the world of agave or simply enjoy a delicious margarita, there will be something for all levels of interest.

We are bringing together some of the most exciting Mexican brands and their ambassadors to give you insight into these excellent liquids. Some of the fantastic brands involved in the festival are:

Tequila Ocho

Cazcabel

Patron

El Tequileno

Banhez Mezcal

Tequila Forteleza

Mezcal Madre

Casa D’Aristi

Tequila Arette

Gem & Bolt

Mezcal Union

Tequila Corralejo

PLUS MANY MORE TBA

The Tetley is our venue, an iconic building turned into a contemporary art and event space.

Included in your ticket will be:

All Tequila and agave spirits sampling – including over 40 different brands. A wide range of tequilas, mezcals and other Mexican liquids

The Monin and Ocho Mixing Room – offers a chance to play around with different flavours and sodas to create your own style of Margarita or Paloma

The Board Room – hosting a series of interactive discussions about the category

DJs and entertainment

You will also have access to….

The Latitude bottle shop – selling exclusive and rare products to take home

The Tetley bar – featuring discounted Ocho tequila cocktails such as the Paloma and Margarita alongside an accessible selection of beers and wines

The Neon Cactus taco stand to keep you going for the evening - serving up meat and vegan options all night long!

FAQ

Where is the Corn Exchange and how do I get there?

You can find travel information here.

Where can I find parking and cycle bays?

You can find parking information here.

How accessible is the Tetley?

You can find accessibility information here.

I've never been to a tequila festival before. What does it look like?

When you arrive there will be 10 plus stands with different brands at each one. Each stand will be operated by knowledgeable ambassadors and experts so we encourage you to ask questions!

Do I need to know a lot about tequila and mezcal?

Absolutely not! There are plenty of different styles and experts to help you find the right spirit for you. This is a great way to understand the category as a whole.

What exactly is a 'sample' of tequila?

A sample is around 15ml of liquid. Remember there will be over 50 agave spirits, it's a marathon, not a sprint!

Is there water available?

All guests receive bottled water upon entry. Tap and bottled water are available from the Tetley bar. We encourage you to remain hydrated.

What do I need to bring with me?

Just your QR/bar code that comes with your e-ticket. It will be scanned upon entry, so either have a printout or it ready on your phone.

Will there be food available?

We will be providing a bespoke taco menu on the day. If you have specific allergen/dietary concerns, please get in touch with the venue organisers. Please note that food can be purchased in advance during booking but can also be bought on the day.

What is a masterclass?

Our masterclasses are a chance to get a more in-depth talk from the brands. All of them cover different topics and a range of agave styles. A timetable will be published nearer to the event.

Do the masterclass cost extra?

No, they are included in the ticket price but are only available to a limited number of guests.

Do I have to book the masterclasses?

Our masterclasses are first come first serve and only host approximately 15 people. Please make sure you queue at least 15 minutes before the class starts to avoid disappointment.

What other drinks are available?

The Tetley bar will have a range of wines and beers available alongside a discounted cocktail menu featuring margaritas and palomas

Come join us for Leeds' first tequila festival!

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