It’s margarita time again as tequila makes a come back

One of the most perfect cocktails ever created - the margarita

One of the most perfect cocktails ever created – the margarita

It was the rock’n’roll drink of the 70s and 80s and if you weren’t shooting it with salt and lemon you were elegantly sipping it in a margarita or tequila sunrise cocktail.

Tequila, which comes from Mexico, started to become really popular around the world in the 70s and became synonymous with rock’n’roll when the tequila sunrise cocktail was created on The Rolling Stones’ 1972 tour of America.

There were even a couple of huge hits written in tribute to the drink during those decades – Tequila Sunrise by The Eagles and Marguerita Time (sic) by Status Quo.

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