La Fée X•S Suisse takes third consecutive Golden Spoon at the 2009 Absinthiades

La Fée X•S Suisse became a triple Golden Spoon winner at the 2009 Absinthiades.  The Absinthiades is one of the most famous and highly regarded organisations in the absinthe world, and has this October awarded it’s highest honour – the Golden Spoon, for the third consecutive year to La Fée Absinthe X•S Suisse in the Blanche category.  Such is our dominance of this event we are now banned from entering La Fée X•S Suisse for 2010.

La Fée Absinthiades medals for La Fée

La Fée X•S Suisse is one half of our Ultra Premium range – it is a wine based “Amer” distilled in the birthplace of absinthe: Couvet, Val-de-Travers, Switzerland.  Our extra supérieure Swiss absinthe is a clear “La Bleue” style; it has a refined texture with delicate anise and herb flavours that linger elegantly on the palate.

The gold award will be presented in the Town Hall of Pontarlier, in the French Alps on the 20th November 2009.  Local dignitaries include Patrick Genre, the Mayor of Pontarlier, who together with distillers and absintheurs will gather to celebrate this important re-emerging drinks category.

Absinthiades Invitation 2009

George Rowley receiving Awards at Absinthiades 2009 for La Fée absinthe

La Fée X•S Suisse has a sister Ultra Premium absinthe – La Fée X•S Française.  Our extra supérieure French Absinthe, distilled in Pontarlier, which is also a wine based Amer.   It also holds great credibility at Absinthiades – last year scoring the highest marks in its (all French absinthe).

La Fée X•S Suisse Absinthe

La Fée Absinthe Parisienne, the brand original, distilled in France.  The only absinthe endorsed by the Musée de l’Absinthe, Auvers-sur-Oise, France.  George Rowley worked with world-renowned absinthe expert and historian Marie-Claude Delahaye (founder of the Musée de l’Absinthe) to create this Premium traditional absinthe.  The first absinthe distilled in France since the ban of 1915 (in 2000).  Exported from Paris, La Fée has received numerous awards around the world – our latest being a clutch of Gold medals at the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition.
Since 1998, world renowned absinthe expert George Rowley, CEO & Brand Owner of La Fée, has been pioneering the renaissance of the absinthe category.  The definitive La Fée range is the finest, award winning range of both traditional and modern absinthes in terms of provenance, authenticity and quality.  The iconic La Fée Eye logo is our mark of excellence.

There is now a contemporary absinthe for today’s market:  NV Absinthe Verte by La Fée – for today’s generation of spirit drinkers, it is affordable and perfect for the bar, club and all-round home party scene.  Great served in the NV mojito, simply over ice or with your favourite energy drink.


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