French food focus - February 2019

A focus on food in France. Includes meeting producers, artisan cheese and a local speciality...

Meet the producers

Génépi is a herbal liqueur, traditionally made in the Alps using wormwood (Artemisia, pictured above) which is indigenous to the region, and which is also used to make absinthe.

It is usually drunk as a digestif, but has also been known to make an appearance from an inside pocket if the mountain winds are particularly fierce.

Génépi has been made in the Alps since the Middle Ages, often by monks. It was only commercially produced from the 19th century, and ...

To read the remaining 85% of this article, you need to either

Subscribe now to The Connexion and benefit from access to our archived articles since 2006

Print + Digital 3 month subscription

Pay every three months. Our most flexible subscription.

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

€14.25 to France - €18 to EU/UK - €19.50 to rest of the world per quarter including postage

Print + Digital 1 year subscription

1 year of great reading in print and online

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

€55 to France - €70 to EU/UK - €76 to rest of the world per year including postage

Digital 1 year subscription (Our best value offer)

1 year of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

Digital 3 month subscription

3 months of great reading online *no paper*

Automatic renewal, cancel anytime

More articles from Food and Drink
More articles from Connexion France
Other articles that may interest you