Founded in Clermont-Ferrand in 1845, Distillerie Génestine became one of France’s most renowned liqueur brands. It was revived in 2021.
Auvergne-based spirits distillery Distillerie Cérès is gradually changing Auvergne’s drinking landscape. Founder Brice Noïnski tells us how.
Made from the root of the gentian plant (Gentiana lutea) — a tall herb that grows in the Auvergne highlands — gentian has been an integral part of Auvergnat drinking culture for over a century.