South Lake Tahoe, CA, January 21, 2020 – Tahoe Blue Vodka is proud to announce that the brand received top honors in the 2019 SUNSET International Spirit Competition (SISC) earning Best of Class, Gold, 92 Points in the vodka category. This prestigious nod comes on the heels of Tahoe Blue Vodka accelerating to become the fastest-growing vodka brand in California.

“This is a tremendous acknowledgement for a vodka that I sold out of the back of my car less than seven years ago,” said Matt Levitt, Tahoe Spirits CEO. “We believe deeply in the high quality and distinct taste of our product, so to have Tahoe Blue Vodka recognized by such an influential competition is a huge honor and nod to our brand.”

Founded in 2012, Tahoe Blue Vodka, which is owned by South Lake Tahoe-based Tahoe Spirits, Inc., is known for its distinctly clean taste and smooth finish – a result of combining Lake Tahoe sourced water and for their unique process of distilling three vodkas separately, then blending together.

The craft vodka brand is also committed to giving back, having donated over $100K from its proceeds to Lake Tahoe based conservation efforts its conception.

SUNSET Magazine launched the SUNSET International Spirit Competition this past August, making it a dynamic addition to the widely respected and influential international wine competition they have sponsored since 2012. The esteemed panel of judges for SISC include influential media members, successful distillers, large volume buyers and other professionals from the spirits industry.

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About Tahoe Blue Vodka

Founded in 2012 by Matt Levitt, Tahoe Blue Vodka is inspired by and crafted with Lake Tahoe sourced water. Using a unique 3-vodka blend of grapes, corn and sugarcane, this expertly crafted spirit is gluten-free and known for its clean, crisp taste and smooth finish, giving consumers a taste of the Tahoe lifestyle year-round. Originally sold out of the back of Levitt’s car, the brand is now the fastest-growing vodka brand in California. Since its conception, the brand has won numerous spirit competition awards including the 2019 SUNSET International Spirits Competition Best of Class, Gold Award. Through its parent company, Tahoe Spirits, Inc., Tahoe Blue Vodka has already donated over $100K of its proceeds to organizations that work to protect Lake Tahoe and its surrounding environment. For more information visit

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