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Absinthe's Rebirth in Switzerland (Part 2)

When my friend Tom and I visited Switzerland’s pre-eminent absinthe distiller, we wanted to see everything. Even though his absinthe - La Clandestine - is consistently considered one of the best absinthes in the world, Claude-Alain is still a small producer...

Absinthe's Rebirth in Switzerland (Part 2)

When my friend Tom and I visited Switzerland’s pre-eminent absinthe distiller, we wanted to see everything. Even though his absinthe - La Clandestine - is consistently considered one of the best absinthes in the world, Claude-Alain is still a small producer...
The Absinthe Drinker by Viktor Oliva

Learn about absinthe's origins in Switzerland (Part 1)

Each year, millions of thirsty tourists flock to Europe in search of the origins of their favorite elixirs. For an authentic absinthe experience, Switzerland...

Absinthe's Origins in Switzerland (Part 1)

Each year, millions of thirsty tourists flock to Europe in search of the origins of their favorite elixirs. France and Italy are tops for wine, Germany and Belgium for beer, Britain for its ales, Scotland for its whiskeys, and Ireland for its Guinness. For an authentic absinthe experience, the thirsty would be best advised to visit Switzerland...