Absinthe La Ptite by Gaudentia Persoz is a classic Swiss Bleue is fresh, sweet and mild. La Ptite has won prizes and Spritis Awards in the past, and will probably continue to do so. But let’s find out some more!
Dear Absinthe Lovers,
Once again, the weekend went by way too fast!
As in previous years, our team took part in the Fête de l’Absinthe. This Absinthe Festival is held annually in June in Boveresse, a small town in the idyllic Val-de-Travers.
We were very happy to meet up with old friends, and share our common passion with Absinthe lovers, distillers and retailers. Of course there were also some new absinthes to be discovered this year! You may soon be able to find them on our website.
The history of absinthe is full of sudden new developments, from its rapidly rising popularity and becoming France’s most popular drink, to its prohibition at the beginning of the twentieth century and then its unexpected comeback a few years ago. This history is deeply interwoven with that of the Val-de-Travers, Switzerland. It is precisely there in a small city named Môtiers that the “Maison de l’Absinthe”, an absinthe museum, opened its doors for the first time in July 2014.
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…)
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…)
as you might know, we were off to the annual Fête de l’Absinthe – the Absinthe Festival – last weekend.
It takes places in Boveresse, in Val de Travers, Switzerland. This is where our beloved Green Fairy was born, and it means a lot to all of us to return to this special place each year. We are meeting friends, partners, and absinthe lovers from all over the world.