Polished Palate Biography


Germán González is the great grandson of General Manuel González, former President of México between 1880 - 1884. Guillermo González Díaz-Lombardo, was founder of Tequilera la Gonzaleña. Germán began working in the distillery at a very early age, taking full responsibility of the factory upon the death of his father. His tequilas have received the following accolades:

The Robb Report - "Best of the Best" in 2005 and 2007.
The NY Times - "It was, simply, a benchmark tequila (blanco)" in 2003.
The NY Times - "Briny and well-balanced (Reposado)" in 2006.
Vogue Magazine - "#1 Ranked Blanco" in 2006

With over 20 years experience in the production of “Ultra-Premium” Tequilas, Master Distiller Germán González Gorrochotegui has now turned his vast and much acclaimed experience to his newest and most anticipated venture to date – t1 , “tequila uno”.

Germán González is forging this Ultra-Premium, 100% “Puro de Agave Azul”, Tequila as a continuation of his deepest pride in the ideals his father began nearly 40 years ago – without compromise, producing the finest available 100% Agave Tequila.

t1 - Tequila Uno
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