National Tequila Day
Date When Celebrated : July 24
National Tequila Day is today. Drink the strong and potent distilled sap of the succulent Blue Agave plant. It is important to know, that not just any agave plant will do. It must be specifically from the Blue Agave plant. As you enjoy a margarita, or a shot or two of tequila today, You have the blue agave plant to be thankful for.
Agave plants can be grown in any hot, arid area. By Mexican law, Tequila can only be made from the Blue Agave plant grown specifically in and around Tequila, Mexico, and a few select areas nearby. To meet demand for Tequila, over 300 million plants are harvested a year!
The word "Tequila" has its roots in the Arabic word "Thaquila", which means heavy and strong.
One Tequila, two Tequila, three Tequila floor. Lift your Margarita or shot glass in celebration of National Tequila Day !
Remember to drink responsibly.
Grow Agave, Indoors or Out
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This is not a true "National" day. Neither the U.S. Congress, nor the President of the United States has proclaimed today National Tequila Day . It is possible that this is a Mexican national day. Our research into Mexican resources is quite limited.
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