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Happy National Margarita Day

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In case you need a reason to drink, here is one! Today, February 22nd is National Margarita Day and you deserve to enjoy one of America’s favorite cocktails of all time. And who better to celebrate with than the 250+ year old who invented tequila himself, Mr. Jose Cuervo! Jose Cuervo has a great line up of tequila from the classic Jose Cuervo Especial Gold, to the original Tradicional Reposado, without forgetting the world’s best-tasting silver tequila, Jose Cuervo Platino. No matter what variant of tequila you enjoy or how you order your Margarita, below is a list of great drinks to celebrate National Margarita Day!

Cuervo Perfect Margarita

the classic


  • 1 oz. Cuervo Especial Gold (25 oz. per bottle)
  • 3 oz. Jose Cuervo Lime Margarita Mix
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt


  • Rub rim of a chilled margarita glass with half a lime.
  • Dip into salt to coat.
  • In a shaker with ice, add Cuervo Especial Gold and Jose Cuervo Lime Margarita Mix.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Strain into the margarita glass.
  • Garnish with lime wedge.


Billionaire’s Margarita

high roller


  • 5 oz. crushed ice
  • 1 oz. Cuervo Reserva de la Familia (25 oz. per bottle)
  • .5 oz. Grand Marnier (25 oz. per bottle)
  • 2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1 lime wedge


  • Fill a shaker with ice.
  • Add Cuervo Reserva de la Familia, Grand Marnier Cuvée du Centenaire, and lime juice.
  • Shake well.
  • Pour into a glass with ice.
  • Garnish with lime wedge. Salted rim optional

Platino Margarita Martini

the classy one


  • 1 ½ oz Jose Cuervo Platino
  • 1 ½ oz fresh Stirrings Clarified Key Lime Juice
  • 1 oz Stirrings Simple Syrup


  • Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Serve chilled in a martini glass straight up.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge. Salted rim optional.


Strawberry Margarita



  • 1 ½ oz. Cuervo Especial Gold (25 oz. per bottle)
  • 3 oz. Jose Cuervo Lime Margarita Mix
  • 1 handful(s) fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 4 oz. crushed ice


  • Rub rim of a margarita glass with half a lime.
  • Add Cuervo Especial Gold, margarita mix, fresh or frozen strawberries, and ice.
  • Mix in blender until smooth.
  • Pour into glass and garnish with a strawberry.

Frozen Mango Margarita

The sweet tooth


  • 1 ½ oz Jose Cuervo Especial Gold
  • 3 oz Jose Cuervo Lime Margarita Mix
  • 1 cup peeled, diced ripe Watermelon
  • ½ cup crushed ice (or more)
  • Lime wedge


  • Rub the rim of a margarita glass with a lime.
  • Mix all ingredients (except lime wedge) in blender until smooth.
  • Pour into glass and garnish with a fresh lime wedge (optional).


Cranberry Margarita

the latest


  • 1 ¼ ounces Jose Cuervo Tradicional
  • 1 ounce cranberry juice cocktail
  • ¼ cup whole cranberry sauce
  • ¼ ounces Stirrings Triple Sec
  • ice whole fresh cranberries — for garnish
  • lime wheel — for garnish


  • Combine all ingredients, except garnish, shake well.
  • Pour into a margarita glass.
  • Garnish with cranberries skewered with a toothpick and a lime wheel.
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