Published: 03/20/2007

Hennessy's authenticity has an incomparable heritage. Richard Hennessy, a young Irish soldier, retired from the army and settled in Cognac, France. He began sending barrels of aged Cognac back to his family and friends in Ireland. The popularity of it was undeniable, and In 1765, Richard Hennessy established The House of Hennessy using his family crest, the arm and broad axe, as the company's emblem.