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THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT TOPO CHICO

Culture & Community By Dan Gentile1896 views
THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT TOPO CHICO

EXCERPT: Thrillist

You already know there are times when there's nothing quite as refreshing as popping one of those clear, bubbly bottles. But there's also a lot you may not know. 

Those bubbles are legendary

Way back in 1440, Moctezuma I Ilhuicamina was king of Tenochtitlan and the emperor of the Aztec people. He had a daughter with a terrible disease, and when doctors couldn't find a cure, a priest suggested the healing waters of a mystical spring in Northern Mexico. The spring poured forth from an inactive volcano shaped like a mole. The water saved the life of the young Aztec princess and generations of Mexicans started flocking to Cerro del Topo Chico in Nuevo Leon for the supposed healing powers of the water, leading the steward of the springs to start bottling and selling it.

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