By Shadrack Nyakoe
The world’s number one cognac, Hennessy, has invited top celebrities and entrepreneurs from East Africa in an experience dubbed the #HennessyVIPTrip.
The invitees included Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa Alexandre Helaine, Award-winning Artist Octopizzo, Musical artist Juma Jux, Mohamed Adnan Hamadi, Carlos Mella Bastos, Amour Mahmoud Shamte, Isack Anselm Lwoga, Entrepreneurs James Kariuki and Ali Oumarou.
The VIP invitees got to visit the Domaine de La Bataille, Distillery of “La Groie”, Traditional cellar of La Faïencerie, Le Chai du Fondateur, La Boutique Hennessy and had dinner at Hennessy’s Chateau de Bagnolet with Mr Maurice Hennessy.
Speaking about this trip, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa Alexandre Helaine mentioned that “Hennessy has a genuine appreciation for art, and this trip aimed to blend the different arts, i.e., music, graffiti, painting, entrepreneurs, for a unique experience.” “Hennessy as a brand believes in crafting the future.
Through the Never Stop Never Settle campaign, Hennessy hopes to inspire creative entrepreneurs and future generations to follow their passions and pursue their dreams defining success on their terms.” Added Mr. Helaine.
Each guest received a bottle of Paradis engraved with their name from Hennessy.