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!

Lisa Pietsch is the Chief Operations Officer of Tequila Aficionado Media, a USAF veteran, a multi-published novelist and freelance writer, a social media marketing consultant, and the mother of two boys. She has a passion for good tequila, foreign languages, and travel in all forms. Lisa currently makes her home in San Antonio, Texas.