Happy U.S. Tequila History Day!

tequila history, santa feAccording to the earliest historical documentation, on a hot and dusty August 7, 1873, the first registered exportation of tequila, three and a half barrels of vino mezcal, traveled by ox cart from the small town of Tequila, through El Paso del Norte, present day Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

It’s final destination was the oldest capital city of Santa Fe–39 years before New Mexico joined the Union!

Happy US Tequila History Day from Tequila Aficionado Media!

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