National Tequila Day
About National Tequila Day
When is National Tequila Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 24
National Tequila Day is today, a July 24 holiday. This drink is strong and potent. You can’t drink too many before you really feel its effects. Tequila is made from the 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 the 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!
Thought for the Day: Take life with a grain of salt, plus a slice of lemon and a shot of tequila.
Remember to drink responsibly.
How to Celebrate in National Tequila Day
Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate this holiday:
- Drink Tequila straight, or mixed in a drink.
- Make Margaritas.
- Have it at the bar.
- Grow an Agave plant.
“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – – Margaret Mead
History and Origin of National Tequila Day
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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