Do you like Tequila?

I mean do you really really like Tequila?

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Then you will want to get in on this. The Noche de Agave Tequila tasting, dinner, and silent auction is coming back to Yakima.

Drinking The "Blues"

Quick Aside -  How do you make Tequila? The Master Class knows!

made from the Weber blue agave plant, or agave tequilana, which is a large succulent with long, spiked leaves similar to aloe vera. Within the core of the blue agave plant is a bulb called the piña. This bulb is baked and juiced, and the juice is fermented with yeast in barrels to make tequila.

The Most Expensive...That's Crazy!

Many a person knows there is a serious "price to pay" for drinking too much Tequila but a serious price could also be paid for just a sip. The most expensive Tequila is more about the bottle than the booze inside!

The website Gearmouse says the most expensive Tequila in the world is a delightful little beverage called Tequila Ley Diamante

Listed as having a market value of 3.5 million dollars, most of the cost for Diamante is in its exquisite bottle. First, the bottle is crafted from nearly five pounds of ultra-pricey platinum. Then, it’s encrusted with 4,100 white diamonds. And if anyone ever brings themselves to open this one-of-a-kind bottle, they’ll be treated to a seven year old extra añejo tequila.

The Yakima-Morelia Sister City Event

We're pretty sure that one's not on the menu for the April 23, 2022, Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association event set - for 5:30-9:30 p.m. at the Yakima Valley College Conference Center at S.16th Ave. and Nob Hill Blvd.

The grand evening celebrates 23 years of citizen to citizen diplomacy with agave culture and flavor and a delicious dinner prepared by Fiesta Foods.

Back once again to lead the tequila tasting is Luis Navarro who has traveled extensively throughout Mexico’s tequila-producing regions where he has been trained by tequila masters. Along with dinner and tequila tasting, the evening will feature folkloric dancing, a silent auction, and assorted beverages. Tickets are $75 ($70 for Y-MSCA members) and are available from Sister City board members or online at: www.yakimamorelia.org.

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