Absinthe is fascinating – once beloved then banned, its history is full of controversies. Discover in this article the even more mysterious secret absinthe fountains of the Val-de-Travers.
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Just like the past few years, our team was on their way to the Val-de-Travers to visit the annual Fête de l’Absinthe in Boveresse, located near the Jura mountains. Plenty of people working in absinthe, absinthe lovers and enthusiasts travel to Switzerland each year to drink absinthe, and to spend the weekend with a group of friends or colleagues who share the same passion. Conversations evolve mainly around the green fairy, and one can get to know nearly all facets of the absinthe world, which makes this weekend a unique experience (at least for us!). (more…)
As you might already know, we are featuring one of our distilleries each month. We’ll give you some information on their background, their history and their products. We’ll also offer you a chance to explore their products.
Today, we continue this series with a distillery from Couvet, located in the Val-de-Travers, Switzerland, also known as the birthplace for absinthe: Gaudentia Persoz.
Gaudentia (left) dressed up as the Green Fairy at the Absinthe Festival. (more…)
Today we would like to introduce you to our new series of the absinthe history. Antoine has written a script about the origins of absinthe, and its ups and downs in history. Every other week, we will reveal another chapter of this script via newsletter (sign up, if you wish to receive it), and we hope that you will find it interesting to learn a bit more about absinthe. (more…)