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What’s Harvested at 2,500m on The Sheer Slate Slopes of The Alps?

For generations the Bigallet family has spent July climbing near vertical, treacherous inclines in search of wild genépi a small plant related to absinthe.  Today, harvesting the wild genépi plant is limited to what an individual can carry in one … Continue reading


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Fresh Fruit for Fuller Flavoured Liqueurs

The tractors roared and the trailers filled with freshly harvested blackcurrants last week and by September the “nouvelle récolte” will be ready. The Loire valley is the heart of France’s blackcurrant production and the centre of the world’s Cassis production.  … Continue reading

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