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Monday 22 September 2014

Hennessy

Cognac lines up rare gems for charity

Cognac’s annual “La Part Des Anges” charity auction, which features rare, highly collectible expressions, will open to online bidders for the first time this year.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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