Hennessey to Launch ‘Le Voyage’

On Monday, Hennessey hosted a press gathering at a home in the hills of West Hollywood to launch their latest venture: “Le Voyage.” A brand ambassador discussed the Cognac maker’s centuries-old history and explained the creation process from vine to bottle, including the winemaking, distillation, selection, maturation. The family-run company is actually a story of two families: the Hennesseys, who operate the maison (the house of … Continue reading Hennessey to Launch ‘Le Voyage’

Cognac-Tasting Pub Crawl L.A.-Style

To celebrate Cognac Classics Week, Hennessy’s U.S. Head of Mixology & Brand Education (nice work if you can get it!), Jordan Bushell, hosted a select group of adventurous journalists on a mission to explore a trio of the city’s finest Cognac-concocting establishments. The second annual Cognac Classics Week, which kicks off May 22, is a cocktail program launched in partnership with Liquor.com. For Hennessey, it’s … Continue reading Cognac-Tasting Pub Crawl L.A.-Style

A Taste of Cognac

Two ounces of Hennessy VSOP, three-quarters of an ounce each of Cointreau and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Shake over ice, strain into a sugar-rimmed martini glass and serve up. Voila! The Sidecar. Is there a cocktail so simple, yet so elegant; so refreshing, yet so intoxicating? There are a variety of other cognacs and orange liqueurs you can substitute (Here’s a good analysis of the latter), … Continue reading A Taste of Cognac

The Art of Cognac: Hennessy Teams with Tattoo Artist Scott Campbell

In its continuing support of artists, Hennessy this month launched its latest limited-edition collaboration with American tattooist Scott Campbell. The Brooklyn-based artist created an intricate label for the Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition. The bottle design was inspired by drawings and notes from a journal of James Hennessy, the family’s second-generation visionary, who took the reins of the Cognac-making dynasty from his father in 1788. The … Continue reading The Art of Cognac: Hennessy Teams with Tattoo Artist Scott Campbell