7th September, 2019 by Edith Hancock
Everyone from The Rock to the Backstreet Boys is jumping on the Tequila bandwagon.
It’s an oddly specific trend. There are an increasing number of Tequila and mezcal brands entering the market.
Singer-songwriter Nick Jonas is only the latest celebrity to try his hand at Tequila. Diageo bought George Clooney’s Tequila brand Casamigos in 2017, in a groundbreaking deal worth $1 billion. You can now buy Tequila from Scotland, and even whisky distilleries are starting to mature their amber elixirs in barrels previously used to age the agave spirit. Multiple celebrity-backed tequilas are gold medal winners. For most stars-turned-distillers, this is clearly something more than a vanity project.
We round up ten stars, from singers to designers to film stars, who are trying their hand at Tequila.
This is an updated version of an article published by the drinks business in 2018. To read the original, click here.