5 Things You May Not Know About The Margarita

It’s International Margarita Day. What a perfect day for a celebration! Let’s get started with 5 things you never knew about ‘The Margarita.’ Quotations immediately make it more elusive don’t they?

  • It is believed the original Margarita was invented in 1948 by a socialite named Margarita Sames.
  • A high school drop-out named Mariano Martinez invented the first frozen margarita machine in 1971.
  • On average, Americans consume 185, 000 Margaritas per hour.
  • The Margarita was the most popular drink ordered in 2008 (in the US).
  • The US has the largest Tequila market, however the South accounts for 35% of Margarita sales.

Happy International Margarita Day! We've dedicated a whole section of our recipes to Margaritas, check them out here.

5 Things You May Not Know About The Margarita