Tequila Distillery Event at Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar

Gran Centenario in the Spotlight at November’s Tequila Tasting

Thursday, November 11, 2010

$20 per person

Mexico’s national spirit will get the attention it deserves during Zocalo Restaurant and Tequila Bar’s monthly tequila distillery events. Taking place on the second Thursday of every month, these spirited soirees will highlight different tequilas through informal tastings, specialty cocktails and Zocalo’s flavorful Mexican fare.

Gran Centenario Tequila will be in the spotlight on Thursday, November 11 from 6:30-9:00pm. Passed appetizers from Zocalo’s menu will keep tequila tasters in the game, while live Latin music will set an upbeat vibe. The cost to attend Zocalo’s Gran Centenario Tequila tasting is $20 per person, which includes two specialty cocktails, the tequila tasting (Anejo, Reposado, Silver), passed appetizers and a raffle ticket for a chance to win Zocalo gift cards, bottles of Gran Centenario Tequila and more.

Zocalo’s weekly “Dine at Nine” promotion will also be in effect, offering half-off all food items after 9:00pm (must make a reservation and mention offer). Glasses of Sangria and Citrus Cazuelas will be $5 and all appetizers will be half-price in the bar area from 5:00-7:00pm.

Please call Zocalo for tasting reservations (recommended, not required).

About Gran Centenario Tequila
In 1858, Lazaro Gallardo, a tavern owner and tequila producer, invented a unique tequila-making process called Selección Suave, of Smooth Selection. This unique process blended newly rested tequilas with the smoothest, aged tequila reserves creating the highest quality and best tasting tequila available. In the late 1800s, Lazaro Gallardo named his tequila, Gran Centenario to commemorate the beginning of a new century and began selling it as his tavern. In 1920, Lazaro’s son, Luciano decided to bottle Gran Centenario. Inspired by the Art Deco style of architecture, he designed a bottle similar to the one we use today.The makers of Gran Centenario still uses the Selección Suave when crafting this deluxe tequila.

ZOCALO Restaurant and Tequila Bar
358 W. Ontario
Chicago, IL 60610


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