Posted 8 months ago
These are two 1955 magazine advertisements for Hennessy Cognac Brandy imported from France by Schieffelin & Co., New York, NY
--- The Hennessy cognac distillery was founded by Irishman Richard Hennessy in 1765. Jas Hennessy & Co. is a world-leading cognac house with headquarters in Cognac, France. The company's 1971 merger with Moët et Chandon created Moët Hennessy which then became part of Louis Vuitton in 1987, creating one of the world's largest luxury brand conglomerates, Moët-Hennessy • Louis Vuitton or LVMH. Currently, the company of Jas Hennessy & Co. sells about 50 million bottles a year worldwide, or more than 40 percent of the world’s Cognac, making it the world's largest Cognac producer.