1588. Bonaventure Godet, Dutch merchant, establishes a salt and wine business in the harbour of La Rochelle. He is among the first one to distil his wines to reduce transportation costs. Henri IV give him the right to burn the wine – Brandjwine.
1782. As the business grew, the production processes were refined and Godet Freres Cognac is officially registered by Gédéon Louis Godet.
21st century. Godet Freres Cognac is 100% family-owned, based in the harbour of La Rochelle and Under the stewardship of the 15th generation of Godet.