Tag: La Fée X•S Francaise Absinthe

December 11, 2015 mark

It’s not the obvious choice, but a bottle of La Fée Parisienne Absinthe Supérieure makes a brilliant present for more people than you might imagine. Perfect gift for any keen cocktailian, budding bartender, chef or artist Nothing better for flaming the Christmas pudding Only absinthe endorsed by Le Musée de l’Absinthe (Auvers-sur-Oise, France) Free spoon!…

November 14, 2014 mark

George Rowley flew to Geneva on his way to Pontarlier to collect both silver medals for the Verte and Blanche category at Absinthiades. Taking the opportunity to travel via the Route de l’Absinthe Val-de-Travers (Berceau de L’Absinthe) and visit a few distilleries and the SwissAbsinthe Museum in Motiers. Val-de-Travers looked beautiful in the autumn colours on this iconic Absinthe route…

October 17, 2014 mark

Having not entered the Absinthiades for a few years, we were so happy to receive silver awards for each of our Absinthe Supérieure offerings – La Fée Parisienne & La Fée Blanche. Historically our X•S range would steal the show, with gold and silver medals awarded in 2007, 2008 & 2009, so to win such accolades with…

September 22, 2014 mark

We are very happy to announce the La Fée Absinthe tour of Australia.  La Fée owner George Rowley, with leading importer Think Spirits, will be travelling to Australia’s major cities over one week to host absinthe master-classes for the trade, continuing our commitment to education for the good of the category.  Starting in Brisbane on…

August 26, 2014 mark

The UAE is made up of 7 emirates including Abu Dhabi (the largest) which holds the presidency and Dubai which is the main transit and visitor destination. These areas are receiving much investment including the building of the Louvre Abu Dhabi (Dec 2015) and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (2017) as well as resorts the size of small cities. Flying out of Heathrow…

August 26, 2014 mark

Pernod Fils’ distillery in Pontarlier, France, C. 19th century. Absinthe producers were relieved last week when the Swiss federal administrative court in Saint Gallen overruled a decision to give absinthe produced in the Val-de-Travers region a GI (Geographical Indication).  Had the GI been passed, all producers outside of this region would be prohibited from using…

June 16, 2014 mark

This Daiquiri-like cocktail by The Savoy’s Tom Walker is as cool and crisp as a dip in a mountain stream.  Don’t be scared of the absinthe – it makes the drink.  By Alice Lascelles in The Sunday Times Magazine. Glass: Coupe spritzed with Absinthe.  Garnish: Cucumber Crush the cucumber and mint in the bottom of…

May 16, 2014 mark

Everything you wanted to know about Absinthe’s origins in one place, from the excellent Thinking Drinkers. Despite its reputation as a wild green fairy liquid, absinthe isn’t nearly as scary as many people think, say Thinking Drinkers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham. The Telegragh Thinking Drinkers Guide

April 28, 2014 mark

…Jeremy Clarkson calls on the alleged creativity-enhancing powers of Absinthe (two whole bottles!?) to assist the design team for the next Lamborghini.   Our advice would be a couple of glasses of the classic La Fée ParisienneAbsinthe Supérieure served in the traditional manner. We’ll be sending a bottle or two to Jeremy, James & Richard to…