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Dressing Up Tequila

Jack Bettridge
Issue: May 31, 2013

On Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the anniversary of the 1862 Mexican victory over the French imperialists in the Battle of Puebla, Americans typically pay respects with a taste of the national spirit—tequila—of our neighbor to the south. Because the holiday is something of an observance of liberation, Wine Spectator's Jack Bettridge suggests celebrating the newfound freedom to drink cocktails that showcase the improved tequilas that now abound.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 23, 2013.

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