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Wednesday 23 April 2014

Hennessy

Hennessy extends stay of pop-up boutique

The House of Hennessy pop-up boutique at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 will stay open until the end of March following “extraordinary interest.”

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Ukrainian ex-leader shows expensive taste

A glimpse into the lavish palace of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has revealed his taste for prestige cuvée Champagne, luxury Cognac and Jack Daniel’s.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Hennessy wins Chinese trademark case

Cognac producer Hennessy has successfully sued Beijing Yan Wei Hong Trading Cooperation for trademark infringement and unfair competition.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

A striking crystal “orgue” features alongside Champagne, Barolo and vodka in this week’s round-up of what’s been going on in the drinks trade.

Friday, November 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Hennessy opens first pop-up store

The House of Hennessy at Heathrow’s Terminal Five is the first boutique opened by Hennessy outside the Cognac region, and the first liquor pop-up for World Duty Free.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 No Comments »

The top 10 travel retail brands

The International Wine & Spirits Research (IWSR) has released its 2013 Travel Retail Summary Report, which is an overview of duty free trends from 2007 to 2012.

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

Small Cognac growers taking wine approach

A single vintage approach is helping small Cognac producers to stand out from the might of the “big four”: Courvoisier, Rémy Martin, Martell and Hennessy.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Cognac in pictures

db’s eventful trip to Cognac took in Sinead O’Connor, an umbrella tree, Napoleon’s hat, blindfolding, bobbing boats and pyjama-wearing donkeys.

Friday, July 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Despots and their favourite drinks

Throughout history despots have wielded tyrannical power over their people and their land; many have developed tastes for luxuries while their countrymen have starved.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 1 Comment »

Record sum raised in Cognac auction

The annual La Part des Anges auction in Cognac has raised a record amount for charity.

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 1 Comment »

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