Private tour
Your guide will be delighted to share you with a unique insight into the Maison’s history and savoir-faire
The Founder’s Cellar
This tour opens the doors to the Founder’s Cellar, one of our oldest and most confidential buildings that few have had the privilege to enter.
Blending and tasting of Hennessy XO and Paradis in Cognac
In a private tasting room, you will enjoy the refined tasting ritual first-hand, sampling Hennessy X.O and Hennessy Paradis, two of the Maison’s most iconic blends, accompanied by a selection of canapés prepared by our chef.
“An exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of our exceptional cognacs”

After a private guided tour offering a glimpse into the history, world and savoir-faire of the Maison Hennessy, taking you from one bank of the Charente river to the other, take a behind-the-scenes look at our exceptional cognacs by stepping into the Founder’s Cellar.

The visit culminates at a private tasting room where you will delight in sampling two of the Maison’s most iconic cognacs, Hennessy X.O and Hennessy Paradis.

Languages: French, English, Spanish, German, Chinese
Duration: 2 hours

Please note that for health reasons, domestic animals are not allowed during the visit.

Boat crossing*
The Pavillons' Cellar
The Founder’s Cellar
Tasting session
The Boutique
Between November and March, the tour will cross the river by coach.

Tour programme

Boat crossing*
The Pavillons' Cellar
The Founder’s Cellar
Tasting session
The Boutique
Reservation required (minimum 2 people)

Practical Information

Opening times


Open Tuesday to Saturday
Reception-Boutique : 10:30am to 12:30pm and 1:45pm to 6pm*
Tours departure : 10:45 am – 2pm - 4pm

*Saturday continuously open 10:30am to 6pm

Exceptional openings:
- Sunday, December 19
- Monday, December 20

Exceptional closures:
- Wednesday, December 1
- Saturday, December 25

Annual closure:
- From Saturday, January 1 to Monday, January 10

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Rue de la Richonne,
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