Posts tagged with "Hennessy"



25. August 2019
Since the opening of the Suez Canal in the mid-nineteenth century, China had been no more than a month away from the great southern French port of Marseille. The first Hennessy order arrived from China on December 28th, 1859. Nicquet Faroux & Schuwirth fulfilled it for 25 cases, each containing 12 bottles of Hennessy pale eaux-de-vie vintage 1857. The brands heyday in the Far East though was yet to come during the roaring 20s and dirty 30s of the following century...