COMPANY PROFILE – LETTER FROM THE PRINCIPALS
Dear Valued Customer, Supplier and Friends. Thank you for visiting our web-site.
PUNTAGAVE was founded in 2015 by Guillermo Barroso Arnaud & Juan Pablo Garciabueno. As a relative new brand, we are proud to offer a combined industry experience of 30 years. The synergy created by our partnership and the integration of our companies in Mexico and the USA has given us a competitive edge that allow us to offer true price value.
Our overall strategy is to bring you a new, unreal and unique experience whether you are looking for “complexity of character” on our Rustico line or a true engineered “consistency of character” acquired by our Tahona-Artisanal expresions.
We are enthusiastic and excited about the possibilities and look forward to the future. Should you have any questions or need any additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us anytime. Cheers!!!
GUILLERMO BARROSO ARNAUD
Born and raised in Mexico City. Guillermo felt in love with tequila at an early age after visiting a distillery with his father. His family had a private blend they bottled each year for the holidays and Christmas presents. He studied culinary arts and worked as a chef in Paris where he developed a talent creating occasions and products that make beautiful rich experiences. He Perfected his craft in the world of Spirits by becoming the second certified “Maestro Tequilero “in the world, M.T. 02, by the Mexican Academy of Tequila, Wine and Mezcal someliers. During his endevours in the liquor industry he has developed four unique agave brands among El Pintor and Fat Ass. His Brands embrace a unique style and category. Guillermo’s creations have yield over thirty-two international awards but most important he has been able to create a rich and unique experience for the consumer with each one of his brands.
JUAN PABLO GARCIABUENO
Born in Guadalajara Jalisco. Juan Pablo is the mastermind behind Tequila Specialist founded in 1997. Responsible for the introduction of hundreds of brands of Tequila into the USA market including popular brands like Casa Noble, Tres Agaves, Clase Azul, 30-30 and Oro Azul. Cofounder of Tequila Don Fulano. First Raicilla Importer in the USA. His never-ending search for great tequila and mezcal tasting profiles expanded in recent years into other agave-based spirit denominations like Bacanora, Sotol, Tuxca and Raicilla. Firmly adhered to his company mission, he has build-up an unparallel portfolio of agave spirits amassed under one import and distribution company. In 1997 the European community gave official recognition to Mexico as the place of origin of Tequila. In that same year Juan Pablo completed his bachelor’s degree in business administration and founded Tequila Specialist. A niche Tequila distribution company committed to provide the largest selection of esoteric tequila brands in the market at competitive price.