For more than 250 years, Maison Hennessy has been producing exceptional products in Cognac, in the heart of Charente. All year round, Hennessy Visits invite you to discover the heritage, ancestral know-how, historic cellars and the vineyard.

HENNESSY TOURS

Guided tours - Online booking recommended

Hennessy Immersive Initiation

Offered all year round, the Hennessy Initiation Immersive tour is designed particularly for those who are discovering cognac. Embark on a brief crossing of the Charente then enter the Chai des Pavillons, which presents the history and know-how of the Hennessy House through a contemporary scenography. You will notably discover 'Mobilis', a 20-minute immersive virtual reality experience between poetry and high technology, imagined by French artists Kuntzel + Deygas. Then discover an active aging cellar, then taste the emblematic Hennessy VS and VSOP cognacs (served dry, on ice and in cocktails).

Hennessy XO

During a multisensory journey on both banks of the Charente, discover the manufacturing secrets and aromatic richness of an emblematic blend of the House: Hennessy XO Open the doors of the Chai des Pavillons, an old authentic cellar where centuries of history mix with the contemporaneity of a multisensory scenography, and the prestigious Chai Paradis. Then discover 'Mobilis', a new 20-minute immersive virtual reality experience, between poetry and high technology. The highlight of your visit, taste Hennessy XO served neat, on ice and in cocktails, accompanied by XO chocolates

Destination Distillery

From November to March, during the distillation period, discover the Distillerie de la Groie in operation. An ideal experience to understand the complex transformation process of the eaux-de-vie that enter our blends. Your visit includes the discovery of traditional aging cellars including the prestigious Chai Paradis, where some of the oldest eaux-de-vie from the House of Hennessy rest. Conclude your experience with a tasting of Hennessy VSOP served as a cocktail and Hennessy XO served neat.

Destination Cooperage
Hennessy is the last major cognac house to manufacture barrels. Discover its cooperage workshop located on the banks of the Charente, in the heart of Cognac, and meet the artisans who perfect their excellent know-how there and pass their art down from generation to generation. Your visit includes the discovery of historic maturation cellars including the prestigious Chai Paradis, as well as a guided tasting of Hennessy VSOP cognacs in cocktails and Hennessy XO dry.

Destination Vineyard
From May to September, discover the Bataille vineyard and admire the most beautiful panoramas of Grande Champagne. Travel the paths of this certified High Environmental Value estate on an electric bike, dedicated to innovation in the protection of biodiversity and sustainable viticulture. Continue your visit with the discovery of traditional maturation cellars including the prestigious Chai Paradis, then taste the Hennessy VSOP cognacs in cocktails and Hennessy XO dry.


My Carafe Workshop
Located in the heart of the historic center of Cognac, the Éditions Rares workshop is a
prestigious place, usually inaccessible to the public. Our expert craftsmen prepare
the rarest bottles and limited editions from Maison Hennessy. Discover it during this Masterclass and learn the art of laying silk thread, calligraphy and personalize your own 5cl decanter of Paradis Mini.


Private visits - Only on request

Hennessy Exception Paradis

A private tour to discover Hennessy Paradis, an exceptional cognac created in 1979 and defined by its elegant and silky character, with finely nuanced aromatic qualities. Discover the House's most emblematic places, including the prestigious Founder's Cellar, a historic building usually closed to the public and housing the House's most precious eaux-de-vie.

Hennessy Exception Richard

The ultimate visit to the House of Hennessy. A special moment of sharing and exchange around its rarest blend, made from some of the House's oldest eaux-de-vie. An initiatory journey through places steeped in history, following in the footsteps of founder Richard Hennessy, born 300 years ago.


Alcohol is dangerous for health. To consume with moderation.

  • Prices

    Adult: from 25 €.
    Free for less than 12 years.
    Guided tours - Online booking recommended
    Hennessy Immersive Initiation: A discovery of the history and know-how, behind the scenes of the production of Hennessy cognacs
    29€ per person - Duration 1h30
    Hennessy XO: Discover the history and aromatic richness of Hennessy XO cognac, which has become one of the references of the House of Hennessy
    50€ per person - Duration 2 hours
    Distillery Destination: from November to March, during the distillation period, discover the Groie Distillery in operation.
    150€ per person - Duration 2 hours
    Destination Cooperage: come and meet the artisan coopers of Maison Hennessy, who pass on their art from generation to generation.
    150€ per person - Duration 2 hours
    Vineyard Destination: from May to September, discover the Bataille vineyard by electric bike and admire the most beautiful panoramas of Grande Champagne.
    170€ per person - Duration 3 hours
    Atelier Ma Carafe: personalize your own 5cl Paradis Mini carafe with this masterclass in the prestigious Atelier des Editions Rares.
    200€ per person - Duration 1h30
    Private visits - Only on request
    Hennessy Exception Paradis: an exclusive experience to discover the House of Hennessy, the Founder's Chai and the exceptional Hennessy Paradis cognac.
    300€ per person - Duration 2h15
    Hennessy Exception Richard: the ultimate visiting experience of the House of Hennessy. A special moment in places steeped in history, following in the footsteps of founder Richard Hennessy.
    500€ per person - Duration 2h15
    Tasting only for adults.
    To learn more about the different experiences, visit the website.

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    Openings

    From 30/03 to 06/07/2024
    Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 19 p.m.
    Exceptional opening on Sunday May 19.
    From 07/07 to 25/08/2024
    Open every day from 9:15 p.m. to 20 p.m.
    From 26/08 to 03/11/2024
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 19:45 p.m.
    From: 04 / 11 / 2024 To: 05 / 01 / 2025
    Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:45 a.m. to 13 p.m. and from 14 p.m. to 18:30 p.m. Saturday from 9:45 a.m. to 13 p.m. and from 13:45 p.m. to 18:30 p.m. except January 1 and December 25.

    Pet Friendly

    No

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