Tag: Musée de l’Absinthe

March 5, 2019 Jane Rowley No comments exist

Who would have thought 20 years ago this would even be possible! Thankfully yes, in our returning the category back to France with La Fée & the help of the French Absinthe Museum (Marie-Claude Delahaye) Paris, Auvers-sur-Oise & Bayford. So enjoy with a few drinks & cocktails, with this serving menu to help you along…

November 13, 2018 Jane Rowley

Marie-Claude Delahaye of the French Absinthe Museum is off on her travels again with La Fée Absinthe, she left a clue to her destination. Read her other fascinating travel blogs Remember you can be an armchair traveller and order your La Fée Parisienne here: or in France:  

September 12, 2017 Jane Rowley

Running for its 3rd consecutive year, France Quintessence is a salon for French spirits, offering tastings of 300 spirits from 115 exhibiting brands. Marie-Claude Delayhaye of the Musée de l’Absinthe in Auvers-sur-Oise was invited by Philippe Jugé, organiser of France Quintessence to talk about Absinthe and give tastings of La Fée Parisienne Absinthe Supérieure.  The…

September 11, 2017 mark peattie

Amazing photo by WILLY RONIS of The French House in Soho, London, 1955 with ABSINTHE fountain! Thanks to Marie-Claude Delahaye of Musée de l’Absinthe for pointing out this gem. Any ideas who these happy drinkers are?

May 6, 2016 mark

Fun day filming at the Musée de l’Absinthe in Auvers-sur-Oise with La Fée Parisienne, Marie-Claude Delahaye and Emmanuel Maubert of French TV Channel, France3. The programme will be shown on 5th June at 11.25 on France 3 Normandie, France 3 Val-de-Loire, France 3 Île de France.

March 24, 2016 mark

This Easter Sunday falls on the 93rd anniversary of Absinthe’s ban in Germany. Of course the ban was lifted some time ago, in 1991, when Germany adopted the EU rules on thujone in spirits – but it’s worth remembering that it has not always been so easy to enjoy The Green Fairy. The ban went…

March 4, 2016 mark

Written by George Rowley It is with sadness and regret to hear of the passing of Dick Bradsell, an icon of modern cocktail culture and the London scene.  I first met Dick in the nineties, when I imported craft beer and Becherovka from the Czech Republic:  I called him to ask a favour – to…

June 23, 2015 mark

New French Film, Comme un Avion, featuring a recurring Absinthe theme.   Marie-Claude Delahaye of the Absinthe Museum in Auvers-sur-Oise offered her Absinthe expertise to the film’s director, Bruno Podalydès.   Agnès Jaoui.  Production Photo Bruno Podalydès pictured with La Fée, at Le Musée de l’Absinthe. absinthemuseum.auvers.over-blog.com  

March 16, 2015 mark

On 16th March 1915 the Green Fairy was banned in France! “Absinthe Journal – Tokens for sale!  10 centimes go to support poor absinthe manufacturers!” Cartoon by O’Galop, Le Rire Rouge, 1915. Collection Delahaye. Marie-Claude Delahaye of the French Absinthe Museum, Auvers-sur-Oise, outlines the absinthe ban introduced on 16th March 1915. Read more in French or…

December 24, 2014 mark

Our highlights of 2014 include tours of Australia and the middle-east, delicious new cocktail creations from top bartenders, a host of respected awards and Marie-Claude Delahaye’s new Absinthe Museum blog.  We kick things off with the awards… Absinthiades 2014 Having not entered the Absinthiades for a few years, we were so happy to receive silver…