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Hennessy Cognac

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Address: Quai Richard Hennessy | 8 Rue Richonne, 16100 Cognac, France
Phone Number: 00 33 5 45 35 72 68
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Description: Tour the warehouse and learn how cognac is produced, take a boat trip to...
Tour the warehouse and learn how cognac is produced, take a boat trip to the company museum and visit the company boutique.
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Hennessy gift shop

Did not take the tour but did visit the gift shop. Prices were a bit steep being that it was the factory

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Essex
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Was quite interesting...we enjoyed the trip over on the boat...you only need to go somewhere like this once...smelt amazing at times and then not so amazing at others ha ha...best part was the end when you got to sample the Cognac and buy some...we bought some lovely glasses...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I read up on the website that from December 1 2014, the guided tours and visitors center will be temporarily closed due to renovations and that the official reopening is planned for June 2015. So we rocked up on 29 July after driving for 2 hours to find that it was all closed until September 2015. We thought we did... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Did not take the tour but did visit the gift shop. Prices were a bit steep being that it was the factory

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This distillery was a "must" on my travel itinerary but after driving 1.1/2 hours from Niort to Cognac, we found that it was closed for renovations and would not be open until September 2015. We were very disappointed. especially as the Hennessey brand is one of my favourite cognacs. We did take a peek of the courtyard/entrance and can imagine... More 

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

A damp, rich smelling environment,ripe with history and Hennessy is worth the tour,taste and time. Make sure you have good walking shoes,some food in your belly and go.

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Port Orchard, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The tour is interesting and the cognac is delicious. The tour guide was knowledgeable. I didn't understand the little boat ride, though...looked to be a bridge we could have used.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Cognac is a very impressive town. Hennesy is fascinating. Cognac cellars incredible. Each barrel has its own story. I at that time, I was working in a company with Moet Hennesy distributor, also was impressed . A bottle of brandy , to be going through several stages until the very impressive . And vineyards ... I think everyone should have... More 

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North Yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This tour was informative and enjoyable but not as friendly or professional feeling as Remy. It was still a very interesting tour and if you are able to do more than one this gives good additional information - the view inside the machinery used in making the eau-de-vie and the fact that you can take photos inside.

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New York City, New York, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We didn't have a reservation but it was a slow day so we were able walk in and join the next English-speaking tour. The tour guide gave an informative presentation but it didn't feel very personal. The tasting was okay, as expected.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was the first of three Cognac houses we visited. It just happened that we popped into the Tourist Office in Cognac, who were most helpful and provided us with a booklet that entitled us to a discount when visiting the cognac houses and other establishments in the region. Phoned Hennessy and was told that the English speaking tour was... More 

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