Richard Hennessy founded the Maison in 1765. A maison that has always kept on innovating and creating to give birth to the world's finest cognacs.

    • At the beginning, Richard Hennessy, an Irish officer

      The Hennessy cognac distillery was founded by Richard Hennessy, an Irish officer serving in the army of Louis XV.

    • First deliveries of Hennessy cognac to America

      Hennessy cognac starts to become more and more popular in the United States, a country that had gained its independence just 18 years before.


    England – 1765

    USA – 1794