Essence of Cognac

  • Port

    La Rochelle, France

  • Activity Level

    Info Not Available

  • Activity Type


  • Wheelchair Accessible


  • Cost From


    GBP52.0 Per Person

  • Minimum Age


  • Duration

    Approximately 5.30 hours.

  • Meals Included


Savour the secrets of the world's most famous brandy on a visit to the picturesque town of Cognac. A walking tour through the pretty medieval quarter takes you to the world-famous Hennessy distillery on the banks of the Charente. Hear the story of Captain Richard Hennessy, the Irishman who founded the company in 1765, and learn about the centuries of craftsmanship that have assured its reputation to this day. On a short boat trip to the distillery, you’ll discover the importance of the river Charente and the wider region in Hennessy production, before sampling the renowned cognac for yourself, with tasting guidance from an expert.