Initiation: “Everything you need to know about Cognac!”

1½ hours


The Hennessy Initiation visit offers an immersion into the world of Hennessy Cognac.

Climb aboard a river shuttle across the Charente and discover the town, its history, and the importance of the river in the development of Cognac, right where Richard Hennessy founded the company more than 250 years ago.

The visit continues down into the Pavilion Cellar with a multi-sensory, technological, and visual journey through the history of the estate.

Discover the expertise needed to make Cognac and learn how to taste this amber spirit.

On the agenda

  • The crossing of the Charente (from april to october). A bus will take you across for the rest of the year;
  • The pavilion cellar;
  • The traditional ageing cellar;
  • The “paradise” cellar;
  • Tasting: VS and VSOP, over ice or in a cocktail;
  • The Hennessy shop.


+33 (0)5 45 35 72 68

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