How George Clooney accidentally started a tequila company that’s too successful to stop
George Clooney and business partner Rande Gerber never meant to launch Casamigos Tequila.
While building their side-by-side vacation homes in Cabo San Lucas, the long-time friends were spending a lot of time in Mexico — and consequently, drinking a lot of tequila.
“As you do when you’re in Mexico, you drink a lot of tequila,” Gerber tells CNBC. “After a couple of months trying a lot of different tequilas, George turned to me and said, ‘Why don’t we just make our own? One that’s perfect for us to drink?'”
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