Tag Archives: The Damiana

The Margarita

How Baja California Sur makes one of the world’s most famous cocktails taste even better.   The variety of ways to make a margarita is as plentiful as the number of stories about who invented the original classic recipe. Dating back to the early 1930s, tales of who came up with the mixture range from
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The Legend

Don Simon Avilez and The Legend of the Damiana

Manuel Clemente Rojo Zavala, a Peruvian who for various reasons gained the political leadership of Baja California Sur in the nineteenth century. He had this to say in a remarkable series of writings on the Mexican Californias, in relation to Don Simon Avilez. “The person with this name is a relic preserved from the time
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