Atelier Vie Featured in New Orleans Advocate Distilleries Article

Jill Arnold at the New Orleans Advocate included us in this article on “must-visit distilleries in Louisiana.”

As Jill notes, “The dedication to craft and use of natural ingredients has turned heads nationally, too. Atelier Vie’s Toulouse Green and Euphrosine Gin #9 won Gold Medals from the American Distilling Institute.”

Come visit this weekend to taste for yourself and add some of our award-winning spirits to your personal collection!

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Good Spirits Keep Spreading! A Warm Welcome To Our Newest Accounts Throughout Louisiana

From New Orleans to Shreveport and points in-between, discerning restaurants, bars, and retail stores have been adding our spirits. Here are some of the most recent new locations to find our spirits.

 2 Johns Steak & Seafood, 2151 Airline Dr., Bossier City
Abby Singer’s Bistro, 617 Texas St., Shreveport
Charley G’s, 3809 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette
Chianti Restaurant, 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport
Havana Sports & Cigar Bar, Line Avenue and Pierremont Road, Shreveport
Indigo Indian Bistro, 8660 Fern Ave., Shreveport
Portside Lounge, 3000 Dryades St., New Orleans (Central City)
The Shreveport Club, 410 Travis St., Shreveport
 Stem Events & Lunch, 1513 Line Ave, Ste. 115, Shreveport
Vineria Fine Wine and Spirits, 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd., Shreveport
Warehouse No. 1, 1 Olive St., Monroe, LA

See our full list of where to buy our spirits, including online purchase options.

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Dried Wormwood From Our Harvest for Toulouse Green

After harvesting and drying our local wormwood over the past few weeks, it’s time to extract that delicious flavor into a batch of Toulouse Green.

We’ll be distilling tomorrow, visit from 10-2 to see absinthe coming off the still!

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Our Newest Retail Locations, Plus: Buy Absinthe Online!

A big welcome to our newest retail locations throughout Louisiana.

Acquistapace’s Mandeville, 631 N. Causeway Blvd, Mandeville
Coquette, 2800 Magazine St., New Orleans (Garden District)
DTB, 8201 Oak St., New Orleans (Riverbend)
Havana Sports & Cigar Bar, 211 Texas St., Shreveport
Rouses Market #38, 2851 Belle Chasse Hwy, Gretna
Rouses Market #65, 209 South Airline Hwy., Gonzales
Spirit Wine, 3500 Magazine St., New Orleans (Uptown)
Wine Country Bottle Shop, 608 Absinthe Court, Shreveport

Also, did you know that you can buy Toulouse Red and Toulouse Green online from I Heart Absinthe?

Yes, you can!

Buy Toulouse Red online
Buy Toulouse Green online

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Join Us This Saturday at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum for Made In Louisiana

This Saturday, April 1, join us for Made In Louisiana at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, from 12:30pm to 5pm.

We’ll be pouring tastes of Euphrosine Gin #9 and Barrel-Finished Reserve, along with Toulouse Red, Absinthe Rouge, and Toulouse Green, Absinthe Verte.

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Note: Due to our participation in Made in Louisiana, there will be no Bottle Sales Hours on Saturday, April 1. However, we’ll be open on Sunday, April 2. Visit us at the distillery on Sunday during our regular hours of 10am – 2pm.

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Creative Euphrosine Cocktails in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Arkansas

Expert mixologists know a good thing when they taste it. Even better, a great spirit can inspire new cocktail creations.

Euphrosine Gin #9 and Barrel-Finished Reserve are the impulse behind creative new cocktails in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Arkansas.

After a visit to the distillery by the Coquette team, mixologist CB got started on a “variation on a Hanky Panky” featuring Euphrosine, vermouth, bitters, and our Toulouse Red, Absinthe Rouge. We’re looking forward to the finished version!

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Photo courtesy of Coquette

Meanwhile in Arkansas, at Undercroft in Bentonville, bartender Brandon Davidson mixes Euphrosine Gin #9 Barrel-Finished Reserve with Scotch, Drambuie, and lemon to create the intriguing Buzzed Scot.

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Photo courtesy of Undercroft

Closer to home in Baton Rouge, snazzy new bar Driftwood Cask and Barrel has created the Limey Bastard, which has been cited as a “favorite” of head bartender Matt Vondenstein. Starting with a mojito concept, Vondenstein uses Euphrosine Gin #9 Barrel-Finished Reserve as the base spirit instead of rum.

Bringing it back home to New Orleans, Lexi Winston at Trinity has created the King’s Voodoo, which combines Euphrosine Gin #9 Barrel-Finished Reserve with lemon, sugar, ginger liqueur, sesame oil, and bitters. Reports from our correspondents say long live the King!

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Wormwood Harvest at the Distillery

The wormwood garden at the distillery had had some nice growth over the past couple months. This past weekend we harvested the first crop. It’s destined for a batch of Toulouse Green.
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Wormwood drying at the distillery.
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Alligator Roast, Distillery Visiting Hours, and More this Weekend!

Visit us this Saturday and Sunday for our Bottle Sales Hours; all spirits will be available.

If you come on Sunday, you’ll also enjoy the Marche Creole market, which will include local vendors, live music, and a free alligator roast!

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No Bottle Sales This Weekend, Happy Mardi Gras!

We’ll be closed this weekend for Mardi Gras. Visit us next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, March 4th & 5th, from 10-2 both days for our Bottle Sales Hours.

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Wormwood Seedlings Popping Up!

We recently planted a bunch of new wormwood seedlings at the distillery’s wormwood garden. After some time to get established in the raised beds, some of the seedlings are showing some nice growth.

Visit this weekend to see the wormwood garden for yourself. A fresh batch of Toulouse Green made with our local wormwood is also on hand!

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