Founded in 1877 by two British brothers-in-law, Alexander Williams and Arthur
Humbert, Willams & Humbert signature brands are Dry Sack Sherry, Gran Duque De Alba Brandy, and Dos Maderas Rum. Over the years, the company has grown to more than 1,200 acres of vineyards in Jerez and to include the largest bodega in Europe, with capacity for 60,000 casks of sherry and brandy. Gran Duque D’Alba was first launched in 1945 and named for the Great Duke of Alba, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo y Pimentel, an important historic history responsible for ennobling the House of Alba. Today, Gran Duque D’Alba is known for exceptional brandies made in the traditional Solera method.