How To Have A Tequila Party For National Tequila Day

July 24th is National Tequila Day. How about a “pot luck” tequila tasting? The idea is to compare different tequilas, and decide which brands you prefer. It can be as simple as tequila and tortilla chips get-together, or a tequila-and-dinner potluck. Call your favorite tequila lovers and ask them what brand(s) they have. Then, make…
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NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY: Make A Chocolate Tequila Cocktail

If you’ve never had a chocolate tequila cocktail, today’s the day: July 24th is National Tequila Day. Since the Margarita cocktail has its own holiday (National Margarita Day is February 22nd), celebrate with a different tequila cocktail. Beyond the Margarita, some of the most popular tequila cocktails are: Bloody Maria: tequila, tomato juice, worcestershire sauce,…
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HOLIDAY: Tequila Trivia For National Tequila Day

[1] The two special tequila glasses: caballito and Margarita (photo courtesy El Jimador). [2] A tequila-watermelon cocktail. The recipe is below (photo courtesy Milagro Tequila). [3] After harvesting, piñas are roasted in a stone oven (photo courtesy Casa Noble Tequila). [4] Pulque: what the Aztecs drank before the conquistadors taught them how to distill (photo…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Know Your Tequilas

Tequila sales in the U.S. have exploded with the popularity of the Margarita, one of America’s most popular cocktails. The “Margarita glass” is used in Mexico for all tequila-based mixed drinks. Photo courtesy WiseGeek.   For National Tequila Day, July 24th, expand your knowledge of tequila. It’s not just a Margarita mixer, but comprises five…
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