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family-owned & crafted in the Highlands of Jalisco


Unaged tequila distilled from 100% Blue Agave
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Aged six months in American White Oak casks
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Aged over twenty months in American White Oak casks
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Double-oaked forty months in American & French Oak
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A Modern-Artisanal Tequila

El Tequila de Don Pilar is crafted in small batches at our distillery in the Jaliscan Highlands. Learn about the many steps that Don Pilar and his distillers take in crafting our wonderful tequilas.
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the man behind the bottle

This is my father—Don José PIlar Contreras Marquez and me—Juan Carlos Contreras, at Rancho La Cebolleta in San José de Gracia. Here is where our story begins. In a couple of years, my father will harvest this agave. From there, our distillers—Leopoldo, Gabriel and Alejandro will craft it into a wonderful spirit. We are a small brand—completely family-owned and operated. And at the heart of it is my father—Don Pilar. This tequila bears his name and is a result of the hard work and spirit that he, his family and friends put into it.
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Join Don Pilar at Flores Mexican restaurant in Corte Madera, CA for a wonderful evening of traditional Mexican dishes paired with a sampling of Don Pilar’s craft tequilas. $95 per person includes a five-course meal, cocktail and sampling of four tequila expressions. 

Thursday, March 28, 5:30pm-8:30pm
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Only 28 spots available. 

#crafttequila #cocinamexicana #marin #tequiladinner
Tune in to @thetequilaclubhouse IG podcast show with Don Pilar & Juan Carlos. We’ll be talking and tasting tequila with Rudy and Co. 

Wednesday, March 13, 9pm EST/6pm PST

Don Pilar x Casa de Bandini Tequila Dinner
Thursday, March 21, Carlsbad, CA

Hey, San Diego, join us at Casa Bandini for an evening of craft tequila sipping paired with amazing dishes at Carlsbad’s premier Mexican restaurant. Juan Carlos Contreras, son of Don Pilar will present the family tequilas and host the event.

$75 for a multi-course dinner, plus a cocktail paired with a sampling of Don Pilar’s tequilas. 

#crafttequila  #tequiladinner #CasadeBandini #Carlsbad #SanDiego #SDeats #supportlocalsd #NorthCountySD #eatSanDiego #SDfoodie #SDrestaurants #SDliving #SanDiegoMexican #Mexicanfood
El Vampiro at Mia Comida Casera, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA @miatacosmezcal 

1.5 oz Don Pilar Añejo
2 oz. red wine reduction
3/4 oz. orange juice
3/4 oz. lime juice

Saludos, it’s National Margarita Day today. What are your happy hour plans?

#tommysmargarita #crafttequilacocktails
Salúd from Jalisco! Next time you’re in the area, come hang out with Don Pilar at Bar La Soga. No fancy mixology here. The locals drink Campechanos — tequila and soda on the rocks. No reservations needed. 
#highlandtequila #losaltosdejalisco #sanjosedegraciajalisco
Don Pilar tequila tasting at @flores_cortemadera today from 4-6pm and @flores_sf on Thursday 1/11 from 4-6pm.
Don Pilar and family wish everyone a Feliz Navidad!
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