July 24 is National Tequila Day: A tequila resource page

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The US celebrates National Tequila Day on July 24.

Present in the popular margarita, tequila can stand alone as a fine liquor. The popular traditional drink boasts an appellation or denomination of origin.

Distilled from the nectar of the Weber blue agave, tequila dates from the 16th century. It may have originated in the Mexican town of Amatitan, Jalisco, where a pre-Hispanic distillery has been discovered in El Tecuane Canyon.

MexConnect invites you to celebrate by getting to know this quintessentially Mexican drink — Mexico’s gift to the world. ¡Salud!

History of tequila

Discovering Mexico’s tequila region

Cooking with tequila

Recipes with tequila

© Daniel Wheeler, 2009
© Daniel Wheeler, 2009


Tequila in appetizers and soups

Salsas and salad dressings with tequila

Main dishes with tequila

Desserts with tequila

Tequila recipes in Spanish

Tequila trivia

Tequila in literature

Tequila tales

Published or Updated on: July 20, 2010
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