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Domecq Sherry

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December 1953.
March 1960.
November 1963.
July 1977.

1730 Domecq family founded the Domecq bodegas in Jerez, Spain.

1822 The company name was changed to Pedro Domecq and Co by Pedro Domecq Lembeye.

1839 Pedro Domecq Lembeye died and his brother, Juan Pedro Domecq took over the running of the firm.

1869 Juan Pedro de Aladro and Pedro Domecq Loustau, cousins, began the running of the company.

1920 The business was visited by King Alfonso XIII, and was granted Marquess of Domecq D'Usquain.

1994 The company was taken over by Allied Lyons to form Allied Domecq.

2005 Pernod Ricard acquired the company.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Trademarked. A History of Well-Known Brands - from Aertex to Wright's Coal Tar by David Newton. Pub: Sutton Publishing 2008 ISBN 978-0-7509-4590-5