After an agreement was struck Friday between President Donald Trump and the Mexican government to avert tariffs on imports like vegetables, car parts and tequila, Stew Leonard’s Wine and Spirits in New Jersey is throwing a fiesta.
Locations in Clifton, Paramus, and Springfield will host a tequila tasting party Monday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tariffs of 5 percent were set to go into effect Monday on Mexican imports. Mexico sent $346 billion in goods to the U.S. last year, and a 5 percent tariff would amount to a tax increase of more than $17 billion.
According to a release, Stew Leonard’s locations sell tens of thousands of tequila and beer products imported from Mexico each year.
Stew Leonard’s Wines & Spirits locations are independently owned and operated. Connecticut locations in Newington, Danbury, and Norwalk are also throwing fiestas.