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Friday 30th of September 2022

Nairobi, Kenya

Dinner Experience: Moët & Chandon Hosts A Food Pairing At The Radisson Blu Hotel In Upperhill.

Thursday, June 30th, Nairobi Moët & Chandon hosted Champagne lovers, friends, and key partners to an exclusive food pairing dinner at Radisson Blu Hotel Upper Hill’s Chophouse restaurant.

The event’s goal was to provide guests with a sensory experience in which they could learn about the subtleties and philosophies of Moët & Chandon champagne.

Alexandre Helaine, Moët Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, said at the event: ” “We strive to provide our customers with unique, immersive, and memorable experiences at Moët& Chandon. Combining expertise with various artists to create memorable moments with the world’s most popular champagne.”

Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed Seared Scallops with Black Salt paired with Moët Imperial Brut, Bresaola paired with Moët Imperial Brut, and Duck paired with Moët Rose Imperial. Macarons were served with Moët Nectar Imperial as a dessert.

“This pairing enhances the dining experience by enhancing the flavors, textures, and various expressions of the food. We continue to evolve inspiration and create passion centered on sharing success and glamour with the world,” “Mr. Helaine added.

Moët & Chandon invites you to raise a glass and toast to all of life’s memorable moments!

About Moët & Chandon
Moët & Chandon, founded in 1743, is the Maison that helped to introduce champagne to the world by offering a variety of unique wines for every occasion.

Each champagne dazzles and delights with bright fruitiness, an enticing palate, and an elegant maturity, from the iconic Mot Impérial to the Grand Vintage Collection, from the extroverted Moët & Chandon Rosé Impérial to the innovative Moët & Chandon Ice Impérial.

Moët & Chandon has been the champagne of choice to commemorate historical events or private moments of great personal significance since its inception. Moët & Chandon has a champagne style that is uniquely suited to each of life’s memorable moments.

Content Courtesy of Moët & Chandon, African Elite Group Ltd & NFH

Hennessy Partners With Thriftsocial To Host Vans Day.

The best cognac in the world, Hennessy, and Thrift Social, a website that encourages creativity and the discovery of music and fashion, teamed up to celebrate Van’s Day in Nairobi on June 24, 2022.
The concert, which featured a mix of music, fashion, art, culture, and talent, brought together fans of music and cognac at Winning Post.

DJs from Kenya including Kaneda, Jo Kisila, Chelsea Vancarter, and Maloza, as well as South African DJ UncleWaffles, provided an electrifying performance for the audience.

Eastern Africa Market Manager for Mot Hennessy, Alexandre Helaine, made the following comment during his speech: “Hennessy is excited to collaborate with Thriftsocial to develop this special experience in Kenya. This alliance intends to develop platforms for young upcoming and established artists \sand creatives to explore their talent as they boost their creativity.”

The collaboration between Hennessy and Thriftsocial provides a space for innovation and the investigation of art, music, and fashion.

Through programs like the Thriftsocial, Mr. Helaine continued, “We will continue to assist people that believe and are enthusiastic about what they do and champion the music culture.”

Hennessy extends an invitation to Never Stop Never Settle, encouraging artists, fashion aficionados, and individuals with a pioneering attitude to showcase their skills and ideas.

About Hennessy
For over 250 years, the leader in Cognac, Maison Hennessy, has shone with its remarkable know-how over the world. The brand is present in more than 130 countries, according to creator Richard Hennessy’s spirit of conquest.
Hennessy is a mainstay of the Charente economy, with its headquarters in the heart of the province.
The House’s success and longevity are built on the quality of its cognacs, each of which is the result of a one-of-a-kind process of knowledge transmission from generation to generation.
Hennessy, the first spirits house to receive ISO 14001 certification, brings together its potential for innovation and the backing of all of its partners to maintain this unique environment.

Content Courtesy African Elite Group Ltd, Hennessy, Thrift Social, & NFH

The Paddock Circle Will Be Hosted By The Hennessy And Radisson Blu Hotel In Nairobi’s Upper Hill.

June 12th, 2022, Nairobi Hennessy, the world’s best cognac, teamed up with the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi Upper Hill to organize the “Paddock Circle,” an exclusive event with a live Formula One Grand Prix showing.
To create a remarkable experience, the event brought together Formula One fans from the corporate, media, content creators, and Cognac lovers to witness the Azerbaijan Grand Prix race at the Baku City Circuit.
The hotel’s General Manager, Russell Storey, spoke at the ceremony and said, “Since our reopening, we’ve had a lot of positive feedback. We’ve worked hard to provide our visitors with unforgettable experiences. It’s a pleasure to collaborate with leading premium brands like Hennessy to deliver unmatched service, comfort, and style.”

The Paddock Circle will continue to be hosted by Hennessy and the Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill, extending the action to fans across the country and interacting with the brand’s consumers in new and innovative ways.
Alexandre Helaine, Mot Hennessy’s Eastern Africa Market Manager, stated, “We at Hennessy are always looking for new methods to provide our customers with unique and engaging experiences.
We are ecstatic to deliver the charm of our brands to consumers through our partnership with Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi, Upper Hill.”
The Paddock Circle is being hosted by Hennessy and the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nairobi Upper Hill.

About Hennessy

For over 250 years, the leader in Cognac, Maison Hennessy, has shone with its remarkable know-how over the world. The brand is present in more than 130 countries, according to creator Richard Hennessy’s spirit of conquest.

Hennessy is a mainstay of the Charente economy, with its headquarters in the heart of the province.
The House’s success and longevity are built on the quality of its cognacs, each of which is the result of a one-of-a-kind process of knowledge transmission from generation to generation.
Hennessy, the first spirits house to receive ISO 14001 certification, brings together its potential for innovation and the backing of all of its partners to maintain this unique environment.

Content Courtesy African Elite Group Ltd, Hennessy, Radisson Blu & NFH

National Cognac Day: Celebrating World Cognac Day with Hennessy

3rd June 2022, Nairobi At Bambino Latin Italian Restaurant in Westlands, Hennessy, the world’s best Cognac, presented an event called Cognac, Cocktails, and Conversations, which brought together Cognac aficionados.

The event was held to commemorate World Cognac Day by displaying the art and craft of Hennessy Cocktails and allowing attendees to engage and network while enjoying the cocktails created by the #HennessyMyWay Challenge bartenders.

“We are enthusiastic about creating such creative events,” Alexandre Helaine, Mot Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, said of the occasion. They enable us to engage and inspire our customers to enjoy Hennessy and its cocktail versatility, while also adding a touch of savoir-faire to their lifestyle.”

The cocktails were made with Hennessy V.S, the world’s most popular Cognac, a reflection of competence and consistency. The Hennessy Bee, Hennessy Breeze, and Hennessy Paper-Heart were among the cocktails served.

“On World Cognac Day, Hennessy honors all those who have courageously pursued their passion in order to change the game.” Mr. Helaine added.

This World Cognac Day, Hennessy would like to invite Cognac fans to appreciate and celebrate the legacy and craft of the spirit.

 

Hennessy’s History

For more than 250 years, the leader in Cognac, Maison Hennessy, has shone with its extraordinary know-how around the world. The brand is present in more than 130 countries, according to creator Richard Hennessy’s spirit of conquest.
Hennessy is a mainstay of the Charente economy, with its headquarters in the heart of the province. The House’s success and longevity are built on the quality of its cognacs, each of which is the result of a one-of-a-kind process of knowledge transmission from generation to generation.

Hennessy, the first spirits house to receive ISO 14001 certification, brings together its potential for innovation and the backing of all of its partners to maintain this unique environment.

Hennessy, as the crown jewel of the LVMH Group, is a key contributor to French international trade, selling 99 percent of its production overseas and serving as a global ambassador for French art de vivre.

Content Courtesy of African Elite Group Ltd & NFH

Hennessy Has Invited Top East African Celebrities And Business Owners. The Hennessy Vip Trip Features Kenyan Rapper Octopizzo, Tanzanian Artist Juma Jux, James “Wong,” And Ali “Kiza” Oumarou Touring Hennessy In France.

Hennessy, the world’s most popular cognac, has invited prominent celebrities and business leaders from East Africa to participate in the #HennessyVIPTrip experience.

The goal of this experience is to provide insight and immersion into the world of luxury that is Hennessy. Mot 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, and Entrepreneurs James Kariuki and Ali Oumarou were among those who attended.

The VIP guests were treated to a tour of the Domaine de La Bataille, the “La Groie” distillery, the traditional cellar of La Faencerie, Le Chai du Fondateur, and La Boutique Hennessy, as well as dinner with Mr. Maurice Hennessy at Hennessy’s Chateau de Bagnolet.
“Hennessy has a genuine passion for art, and our trip aimed to merge the many arts, i.e., music, graffiti, painting, entrepreneurs, for a unique experience,” Alexandre Helaine, Moet Hennessy Market Manager Eastern Africa, said of the trip.

“As a brand, Hennessy believes in shaping the future. Hennessy hopes that the Never Stop Never Settle campaign will inspire future generations of creative entrepreneurs to follow their goals and define success on their own terms.” Mr. Helaine went on to say.

Hennessy presented each visitor with a bottle of Paradis engraved with their name.

Please Drink Responsibly.

For more information, contact the African Elite Group at info@africanelitegroup.com.

Content courtesy of African Elite Group Ltd & NFH 

The Hennessy My Way Challenge Returns In Its Third Edition.

Hennessy, the world’s best Cognac, launched the third edition of the Hennessy My Way Challenge on April 25, 2022, in Nairobi. This global competition brings together top bartenders to demonstrate their mixology skills with Hennessy VS.

The initiative’s goal is to encourage bartenders to stay creative while honing their craft. Six bartenders will compete in the third edition of the challenge in Kenya, showcasing their art in making delicious twists on Hennessy cocktails and luxurious stir downs with homemade ingredients and syrups.

Alexandre Helaine – Moet Hennessy, Market Manager, Eastern Africa, said of the initiative, “The Hennessy My Way challenge is the perfect example for bartenders to showcase their creativity, whether it’s an inspiration from their favorite flavors or an experiment in personal expression.”

“The competition will continue to inspire bartenders to stay on top of their game and do what they love best, creating expressive cocktails, whether it’s an inspiration from their favorite flavors or an experiment in personal expression.” Mr. Helaine added his voice.

Participating bartenders will be compensated financially, with the top five global winners receiving 2000€.

Hennessy invites you to join the movement and share your #HennessyMyWay creations.
There is no such thing as a wrong way; only your way.

Use the hashtag #HennessyKE.

Hennessy has proudly sustained an unparalleled heritage built on adventure, discovery, and nurturing the best that nature and man can provide from its seat in the French province of Cognac and throughout its 257-year existence.
The House’s longevity and success across five continents reflect the values it has preserved since its founding: the transmission of a distinct savoir-faire, a never-ending drive for innovation, and an unshakable commitment to Creation, Excellence, Legacy, and Sustainable Development.

Please Drink Responsibly.

For more information, contact the African Elite Group at info@africanelitegroup.com.

Content courtesy of African Elite Group Ltd & NFH 

 

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