Toast Cinco de Mayo with one of these tequila picks

A recent survey by the research company YouGov found that 60% of Americans do not know or are unsure of what Cinco de Mayo celebrates. Regardless of that fact, millions of Americans will likely toast Cinco de Mayo today with margaritas and tequila shots.

To help you with your Cinco de Mayo festivities, we have pulled together some tequila recommendations for you.

DE-NADA Blanco Additive-Free Tequila is an authentic, additive-free tequila, from the Jalisco Highlands. Made from 100% blue weber agave, it is one of only 61 Confirmed Additive-Free tequilas on the U.S. market, as verified by Tequila Matchmaker. DE-NADA Blanco is smooth and full-bodied with notes of cooked agave and citrus.

El Tesoro Blanco Tequila is unaged and bottled immediately after distillation to capture the essence of our highland blue weber agave from which it is produced. The minerality of the soil and water shines through in this traditional, agave-forward tequila. It is distilled to proof meaning no water is added.

Maverick Spirits’ Agave Blanco has only recently been released for distribution but comes with a 2020 John Barleycorn Gold Medal and a 2021 Denver International Spirits Competition Gold Medal. Produced like a tequila but officially classified as an agave spirit because it is produced outside the official tequila regions of Mexico, Maverick Spirits’ Agave Blanco is a very approachable floral and fruit forward spirit that is excellent in cocktails and delicious to sip on its own.

A refreshing combination of Drake’s Organic Tequila, organic triple sec liqueur, organic fresh lime and other citrus juices, the 12% ABV Drake’s Perfect Margarita BOXTAIL brings the convenience of boxed wine to the cocktail arena. Each 1.75-liter BOXTAIL contains 14 perfectly pre-mixed cocktails that

Each our picks are available for purchase in or direct shipping to the DMV area.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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