Second Annual

TAG Global

January 30 – February 3, 2023
Delano Las Vegas


Over 100 spirits categories. 

The 2nd annual TAG Global Spirits Awards will be taking place January 30 – February 3, 2023 at Delano Las Vegas. A draw for industry insiders and aficionados alike, the Awards are regarded as the most comprehensive spirits competition in the world.

This week-long event includes international judges from four continents, and this year a full day devoted to Ready to Drink (RTD) brands including Seltzers, spirit-based, and wine-based RTDs. We will have all new ticketed consumer events for spirits enthusiasts, including the 2nd Annual Pink Tie party benefiting the Helen David Relief Fund.


Tony Abou-Ganim

Tony Abou-Ganim

Bartender; author; mentor; widely-regarded as one of the pioneering & leading bar professionals in the world.

David Grapshi

David Grapshi

A force in the production, distribution and importation of Mexico’s oldest and finest tequila labels; a champion in elevating tequila to new heights.

Julio Bermejo

Julio Bermejo

Consummate beverage manager at San Francisco’s famous Tommy’s Mexican restaurant; highly-regarded tequila expert, with multiple industry and lifetime achievement awards.

meet the team

Bridget Albert

Bridget Albert

Executive Director Education and Judge Committee
Bridget is an advocate for upbeat education that makes an impact.

Kyle McHugh

Kyle McHugh

Executive Director of Production
Kyle McHugh started his career bartending in Washington, DC in 1998.

Andrea Day

Executive Director of Administration

Kandi johnson

Back of the House Operations Manager

Adam Carroll

Project Manager

Michelle Panaguiton &
LuLu Martinez

Competition Entry Coordinators

Mark Deering

Spirits & Database Manager

Jen Robinson

Business & Productivity Consultant

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