Elevate National Margarita Day (February 22) by taking your cocktail from ordinary to grand


  • 1 oz Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge   
  • 1.5 oz Espolon Tequila 
  • 3/4 oz Freshly squeezed lime juice   
  • 1/2 oz Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup (Optional)   
  • Ice cubes   
  • Lime garnish   


  1. Fill a wide, shallow dish with 2 to 3 mm of fine salt.  
  2. Cut a lime in half at the width and rub around half of the rim of a margarita glass.  
  3. Cut a thin, crosswise slice from one of the lime halves for garnish.  
  4. Holding glass upside down, dip wet half delicately into the salt.  
  5. Shake Grand Marnier, Espolon Tequila and lime juice with ice in a cocktail shaker. 
  6. Strain into glass and apply lime garnish to rim.