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Absinthe: A taste and talk on the blisteringly powerful creative lubricant which has earned an enduring place in alcoholic folklore…with Roger Jorgensen of Jorgensens Distillery

What better way of welcoming in the festive cheer by coming to taste and listen to the story behind mind-bending effects of the notorious medicinal tonic, Absinthe, otherwise known as the Green Fairy, and its re-birth on a Wellington farm.
Invented in the late nineteenth century, consumed by the bohemian café societies of Europe and banned in 1915 for inciting irresponsible, debauched and risqué behaviour. It is now legal, and being carefully and passionately crafted in Wellington by Roger and Dawn Jorgensen, under the label of The Field of Dreams. They produce other artisanal spirits and will have these, and The Field of Dreams, for sale on the 18th of December at The Library. For more info visit Jorgensens Distillery.
Time: 6.30 pm
Date: Sunday 18th December
Venue: The Library, 16 Wilhelmina Street, Franschhoek
Cost: R100, including light snacks.
To reserve tickets please email bandoola@mweb.co.za

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