La Fée in Cuba

See Marie-Claude Delahaye’s blog: http://absinthemuseum.auvers.over-blog.com/2020/04/hemingway-a-la-havane.html Ernest was known to be a massive fan of absinthe: https://lafee.com/?s=hemingway Through his life, his writings, drinking in person, to his own personal cocktail: https://www.diffordsguide.com/cocktails/recipe/953/hemingway    

La Fée Live is back…

La Fée Live is back… https://lnkd.in/grVz9BJ This Friday 7pm GMT 2pm Eastern Standard Time USA La Fée Master Class Casey Teague of Liquid Culture whom looks after La Fée in Georgia with Preiss Imports USA, is bringing together Brands to enable continued education from our homes to yours live via in this case: meet.google.com We…

Absinthe Movies

              Absinthe has appeared in many movies — more than you may think! Below are the ones we know about. If you spot another, be sure to tell us. Carnivale The final battle between Good and Evil is looming, and Ben Hawkins and Brother Justin are on a collision…

Absinthe Friends

              La Fée has already achieved cult status among celebrities, actors and musicians of the 21st century, and the owners of La Fée have been the first port of call for all their absinthe needs. Johnny Depp Johnny was our very first customer. The day our first delivery of…

NV Absinthe Verte

                Envy NV Absinthe Verte   NV Absinthe Verte is a modern twist on French Absinthe created by George Rowley 2008 whilst researching at the Schimmel Library (oldest herbal library in Europe). Using the classic Absinthe ingredients he introduced natural Madagascan vanilla and cocoa pods to the distillation….

Traditional Cocktails

              Parisienne Cocktails   The Sazerac Some say that the Sazerac is the first cocktail; it’s certainly the first New Orleans cocktail; acknowledged by many as the home of the cocktail. New Orleans being closely tied with France was absinthe’s home in the US. Mixologist Jonathan Pogash shows us…

Part 5: The industry takes note

              Part 5:  The industry takes note going global with serious consequences Reborn in the USA Having opened the absinthe category in 1998, and now selling across the world; we may justly lay claim to having significantly shaped the absinthe market over the past ten years. Back in 2000,…

Enjoy Absinthe

              Enjoying Absinthe Throughout the 1800’s and early 1900’s absinthe was enjoyed by many and since the bans have slowly been lifting around the world is once again becoming a fashionable beverage. Traditional French absinthe has always been enjoyed by slowly adding 4-6 parts iced water through sugar placed…

Death in the Afternoon

Hemingway entered his absinthe cocktail into a selection of celebrity drinks recipes, compiled in a 1935 masterpiece called “So Red the Nose, or, Breath in the Afternoon”. This legendary book contains cocktail recipes by 30 leading authors of its time. “Pour one jigger absinthe into a Champagne glass. Add iced Champagne until it attains the…

Farewell to George Whitman

“Be not inhospitable to strangers – Lest they be angels in disguise”       George Whitman, 12.12.1913 – 14.12.2011 The death of the owner of the Shakespeare & Co bookstore in Paris, has brought back memories of my time in Paris back in 1992, which lead indirectly to the start of La Fée Absinthe.  I had arrived in…