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Cognac-maker bringing in some of the world's top DJs to spin at annual bash

The folks at Hennessy know how to throw a party. The Hennessy Artistry music event, featuring aspiring acts from around the world, has become one of the most anticipated annual gigs in town.

Friday, 6 April, 2012, 12:00am

Lai See

It's enough to give you indigestion

4 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Right you are, Governor

Running the Show: Governors of the British Empire 1857-1912 by Stephanie Williams Penguin, HK$270

Questions of empire are inevitably fraught. The arguments, until more time has passed, cannot be objective. They are influenced by guilt, resentment or a collision thereof, depending on the cultural and racial identities of the people making them.

8 May 2011 - 12:00am

Perfect match

Roast duck is a staple on many Hong Kong tables. It's delicious straight out of the oven or served with soup noodles or plain steamed rice. Most restaurants have a secret marinade of master stock, based on dried mandarin peel, star anise, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper and other blends of spices that support the richness of the duck.

13 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

It's a rap as the legendary MC Yan shows off his graffiti skills to give new twist to famous cognac

Hong Kong's rap royalty gathered at the Beijing Club last week for a show celebrating a special edition of Hennessy VSOP cognac.

Local rap group 24 Herbs shared the stage with MC Yan for a raucous performance.

10 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

'I feel kind of suffocated'

Boris Chu, runner at the Jockey's Club's racetrack in Happy Valley

There's a breeze today so I don't feel much of a difference. But I found myself panting after running 2km, usually I only gasp for breath after running 3 to 4km.

Don Cheung, charity fund-raiser at the junction of Tin Lok Lane and Hennessy Road in Causeway Bay

23 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Cognac connoisseurs learn how to blend in

It was BYO night at Cyberport's Bel-Air Peak Wing on Thursday - except instead of 'bring you own', it was 'blend your own'. The occasion was a private cognac dinner hosted by Hennessy XO to introduce its new Iridescence Magnum, an exclusive spirit presented in a blingy decanter adorned with Swarovski crystals or a glinty gift box.

24 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Guests in high spirits

Cognac maker Hennessy recently held a celebration for its founder Richard Hennessy with a 'Timeless Journey' event at the Grande Praca at Macau's MGM Grand.

18 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Maurice Hennessy

How did you get into the cognac business? 'My ancestor, Richard Hennessy, started the firm in 1765, in the town of Cognac in southwest France. I've lived in this town all my life, surrounded by vineyards. I've always been interested in this industry and the people in it.'

29 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Hennessy to auction one of 100 glitzy booze chests marking former chief's birthday

In another case of selling sizzle in addition to steak, Hennessy cognac decided to celebrate the 100th birthday of its former chairman and sixth-generation family distiller, Kilian Hennessy, by commissioning a French artist to create an objet d'art.

21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am