The Rock reveals Teremana Tequila distilleryBy Amy Hopkins
Film star and former wrestler Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has taken to social media to offer fans a sneak peek of his new Tequila distillery, which has been named Teremana.
Speculation that Johnson was planning a move into the Tequila industry started in 2018 when his team applied to register the Mana trademark. Then, earlier this year, the actor posted pictures of himself taste-testing blanco, reposado and añejo samples.
Yesterday, Johnson posted a picture of himself and a large team standing in front of Destileria Teremana, and explained that ‘Tere’ translates as ‘earth’, while ‘Mana’ means ‘spirit’.
He said Teremana’s Tequila would be “small-batch” and made using blue agave.
His post continued: ‘After years of hard work, this blessing is truly a dream come true – but it’s just the beginning and there’s much work to be done. I’m committed with my team to bring you the best Tequila, because quality and legacy are what matter most.
‘From all of us here at Distilleria’ Teremana, we invite you to COME HAVE A DRINK.’
The hashtags used by the actor – #Itsalmostready and #Q12020 – suggests the Tequila will launch early next year.
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The name is official: Ladies and gents, I proudly bring you, TEREMANA TEQUILA 🥃 TERA is meant to represent “Terre” which means of the earth and MANA is our powerful Polynesian spirit that guides us. Spirit of the earth. Our goal is to create a tequila that is the best of quality and taste, but done the right way – by hand. Small batch, hand crafted tequila from our Teremana blue agave, maturing in the highlands of Jalisco, for everyone to enjoy. After years of hard work, this blessing is truly a dream come true – but it’s just the beginning and there’s much work to be done. I’m committed with my team to bring you the best tequila, because quality and legacy are what matter most. From all of us here at Distilleria’ Teremana, we invite you to COME HAVE A DRINK. The tequila of the people. #TEREMANA #tequila #ItsAlmostReady #Q12020 @hhgarcia41 📸
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