Wine & Food Week Welcomes Tom Nall, Master Distiller and owner of Republic Tequila

By: Debra Ford
| Published 10/21/2020

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THE WOODLANDS, TX - Good news for fans of Wine & Food Week. The annual and beloved signature event is launching some of its 2020 line-up in a flighted scheduled between August and November with enhanced and rigorous safety protocols in place. The remaining events that will take place this year include: Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting October 29 and the Wine Walk on November 12. Tickets are on sale at wineandfoodweek.com.

Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting is October 29, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Woodlands Country Club at the Palmer Course. Tickets are $45 and available online. Also at the door until ticket capacity reached.

Don’t miss the spirited Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting event featuring a range of high-quality tequila-tasting and plenty of salt and nachos for all. With more than 16 tequila companies—some brand new to the market. Including one that MR. BIG from Sex & The City fame is a partial owner in. Sadly, no Mr. Big, but fortunately his tequila. At the Nach-Yo Ordinary Tequila Tasting, industry experts will be on hand to guide and educate attendees about all things tequila. Tickets are $45 per person and include gourmet individual single serve nachos, live music and tequila/mezcal tastings served both neat and batched. Sip and savor.

Individual gourmet single serve nacho box includes fajita meat and cheese with jalapeños, tomatoes, lettuce, pico de gallo, black olives, sour cream, and more!

Special guest in attendance - Tom Nall, Master Distiller and owner of Republic Tequila. (Bio on website)

TOM NALL
FOUNDER OF REPUBLIC TEQUILA AND REPUBLIC WHISKEY


All Tom Nall ever wanted to be was a cowboy. Along the way, he spent over three decades building the now legendary brand Wick Fowler’s Two Alarm Chili Kits, which are sold nationwide. He retired from the chili business on a Friday in 2009 and by Monday had started a new venture. Tom and his partners set out to create a tequila that would represent the spirit of Texas, and that folks all over would be proud to drink and serve. Tom’s dedication to all things Texan and experience as a cowboy cook gave him the know how to create Republic Tequila, a product that honors the traditions and taste buds of generations of Texans. In 2017, Tom pioneered a new spirit- Republic Whiskey, a bourbon blend as bold and storied as Texas itself.

COVID-19 Procedures

Limited attendance.

Guests are asked to do this self-check in advance and please not attend if any of this applies:

• Should a ticket holder have a fever (>100.4 degrees), cough or shortness of breath
• Should a ticket holder have been on a cruise or traveled internationally in the previous 14 days
• Should a ticket holder have had close contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (in the prior 14 days) or are currently in close contact with someone who is showing signs of COVID-19
• Should a ticket holder show symptoms of COVID-19 in the previous 14 days before the event even without a positive test

COVID-19 precautions are enforced including: masks are worn by all guests until inside. Temperature checks are done at the door. All guests are socially distanced throughout the event. All FVT employees, and servers wear protective face coverings and gloves. Temperature checks are also done on staff during set-up and throughout the event as a precaution. The full list of procedures is posted on the website, including sanitization procedures for set-up; tables, and vendors.

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