With nearly 140 years of history behind it, the Bodega Williams & Humbert, founded in 1877 by Sir Alexander Williams, great expert and passionate about Jerez products, and Arthur Humbert, specialist in international relations, is recognized as one of the most prestigious wineries of Jerez and is renowned worldwide for the production of Sherry.
Sherry is a laborious and sophisticated wine; fallen into oblivion for years, has never really lost its value of wine of excellence so much that lately the spotlights are rekindling on this truly unique product.
The plants of the Bodegas Williamas & Humbert, considered the largest in Europe, are made up of a complex of connected buildings that occupy an area of about 180,000 square meters. The products of Bodegas combine tradition and know-how acquired over the centuries and expressed by the quality of its prestigious labels. The winery still retains wines and brandy that date back to the time of its foundation and obtained the National Architecture Award.
The vineyards belonging to the company are located in the triangle formed by Jerez de la Frontera, Puerto di Santa Maria and Sanlucar di Barrameda, an area that enjoys a particular and favorable microclimate due to the presence of the Guadalquivir and Guadalete rivers.
In the global scene, Williams & Humbert is developing an ambitious program of diversification of the high quality agri-food sector. Among the most innovative projects, there are the Rum Dos Maderas that are made and partially aged in the Caribbean, and then transferred to Jerez where they end up maturing.
Respecting the most important values of tradition, the strategic plan of Williams & Humbert develops with great creative vitality and a strong spirit of modernization; the great tenacity and the innovative drive, always linked, however, to the values of tradition, represent its spirit.
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