A: As of 2014, Hennessy is the world's largest cognac producer and is headquartered in Cognac, France. Beginning production in 1765, the company's line of cognacs include V.S.O.P., X.O., Hennessy Paradis, Hennessy White and Hennessy Black. Hennessy produces over 40 percent of the world's cognac, as of 2014.
Cognac is a brandy from a specific section of Charente, about two-thirds of the way from Paris to Bordeaux. The region is a patchwork of roughly 15,000 vineyards, some dating back to the Roman Empire, and French law describes in minute detail which grapes can be used in the production of cognac.
Jas Hennessy & Co., or more simply Hennessy, is a cognac house with headquarters in Cognac, France. Jas Hennessy & Co. sells about 50 million bottles a year worldwide, or more than 40 percent of the world’s cognac, making it the world's largest cognac producer.
At the conclusion of the tour, visitors are invited to the Hennessy Boutique. We invite you to visit Hennessy headquarters in Cognac, France—enjoy our reinvented tour that is at once contemporary and captivating, centered on the expertise exclusive to Maison Hennessy.