National Tequila Day is officially celebrated in the United States on July 24 while Mexico ruled in 2018 that theirs is celebrated on the third Saturday of every March.

The contemporary tequila that we are familiar with today was first produced in the 16th Century A.D. by indigenous Mexican tribes in an area that wouldn’t be named Tequila until 1666.

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Don Jose Antonio de Cuervo made the first Vino Mezcal de Tequila de Jose Cuervo in 1795.

According to a national survey, over 75% of Americans enjoy drinking margaritas while 30% of us claim margaritas are their favorite Happy Hour beverage. Over 40% of people think that men who drink margaritas are lightweights. 50% of surveyed Americans say that women who drink margaritas are “energetic” and “outgoing”.

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National Tequila Day may officially be over but these Las Vegas destinations take their tequila consumption seriously year-round. Salud!

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