Tomas Estes

Tomas Estes has been a bar and restaurant owner for over 40 years, having founded the Pacifico Group in 1976. In addition, Tomas has been recognized twice by the Mexican National Tequila Chamber with the title of “Ambassador to Europe for Tequila” and received a Life Time Achievement award from “Theme” magazine for his work with Tequila in the hospitality industry.

In 2008, Tomas founded Tequila Ocho, the first single-field tequila. In 2012 he published, "The Tequila Ambassador" the definitive work on the subject of tequila. In 2015 he received the Chairman's Award from Imbibe magazine's "Outstanding Personality of the Year". Tomas has a true love of Tequila that shines through all he does. He is often found as a guest speaker, talking about the taste and process of hand crafted Tequilas to educational groups and connoisseurs.
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