5 Tequila Facts for National Tequila Day.
July 24 is National Tequila Day.
Here are 5 tequila facts to entice your palate.
Tequila is made from the blue agave plant, but only the agave heart is used to make the drink.
The plants take 8 to 12 years to harvest.
There are only five regions in Mexico that are allowed to produce tequila.
Some claim a specific type of tequila, Blanco tequila, won't give you a hangover.
It is left in its purest form with no added sugar or corn syrup.
Tequila is finished with 60 percent water.
Mexico's agave landscape is recognized as an UNESCO World Heritage Site