2019 Cocktail Competition



The 6th NWAF Cocktail Competition

Featuring Casa Noble Tequila

Since 2012, we have been sending one PNW bartender (and the luckiest friend they have) to Mexico for a once-in-a-lifetime trip through tequila country. This year, we are proud to have Casa Noble as our featured spirit for this regional competition. 

WINNER: CJ Daugherty

We’d like to congratulate CJ Daugherty for winning the 2019 Northwest Agave Fest Cocktail Competition! CJ will soon be headed to Mexico for a boutique distillery trip with Experience Agave.

Her cocktail, the Feelin’ Mate Fine will be featured at the Casa Noble table at the Fest on September 28th. 

You can check out the rest of the finalists below. We will have pictures soon! Stay tuned. 


Rose Tosti

cocktail: Hopes & Dreams

Jen Akin

cocktail: Windy Peppercorn

Jonathan Stanyard

Brother Barrel
cocktail: Flower Power

Devynne Gannon

Good Bar & Barnacle
cocktail: Hopes & Dreams

CJ Daugherty


Scott Diaz

Stanley & Seaforts
cocktail: Copa Noble

Kyle Browning

cocktail: Hopes & Dreams

Kyton Blair

cocktail: Can We Elope?

John Fry

cocktail: Planet Look-at-Me, Look-at-me

Andrew Larson

Heartwood Provisions
cocktail: Positive Vibrations

GRAND PRIZE: A trip to mexico

Grand Prize:

Every year, we send a bartender (and one lucky friend) on a boutique, educational tour for two with Experience Agave. The winner will receive an expert-guided, four-day, three-night immersive tour visiting tequila distilleries, agave fields, tasting rooms, cantinas, and more. 

For more information about Experience Agave and renowned tequila expert Clayton Szczech, check out the website, or swing by their table at the Fest!



Are you in the bar/restaurant industry and coming to the Fest? You can register for a Trade Ticket for one of our sessions and get $20 off! 


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