Wasting Away – National Margarita Day!

Happy Margarita Day!  While you are enjoying yours on the rocks, or frozen,  here’s some fun facts you may not have known.

Americans, on average, consume 185,000 margaritas per hour.  Holy Tequila!!!

The South accounts for the majority(34.9%) of the nation’s margarita sales.

It is believed that the original Margarita was invented in 1948 in Acapulco by socialite Margarita Sames.

The first frozen margarita machine was invented by a high school drop-out named Mariano Martinez in 1971.

The margarita allegedly made its print debut in America in December 1953, when Esquire named it the “drink of the month.”


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