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Recs for a good place to buy spirits in Paris

tabindc Jan 22, 2013 07:07 AM

I'm looking for a good place to buy local, non exported booze in Central Paris. Pastis, Armagnac, etc. I figured folks on here would have an opinion as to what and where.

I'm staying in the 1st but can jump on the Metro.

Many thanks for the tips!

- Todd

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    Maximilien RE: tabindc Jan 22, 2013 12:36 PM

    couple of places (not in the 1st)

    Les Caves Augé ( http://www.cavesauge.com/ with a PDF catalog


    Lavinia (mostly generic stuff, but maybe you'll find good stuff)

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      John Talbott RE: Maximilien Jan 23, 2013 09:27 AM

      Agree ith Max as always.

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        tabindc RE: Maximilien Jan 23, 2013 03:59 PM

        Thanks for the recs. I did hit up Caves Auge. Great selection, although premium pricing. I was able to find a '73 Armangnac, which I was searching for though.

      2. Delucacheesemonger RE: tabindc Jan 23, 2013 08:02 AM

        In addition to the excellent selections above
        Caves Bossetti on Rue de Archives just by BHV.
        Galleries Lafayette in 9th has a huge selection of what you want as well.

        1. Parigi RE: tabindc Jan 24, 2013 01:25 AM

          Julhès, rue Faubourg St Denis.

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            AGM_Cape_Cod RE: tabindc Jan 24, 2013 10:26 AM

            If you are looking for Armagnac go to Ryst Duperyon in the 7 ( 79 Rue du Bac 75007 Paris, France). They will let you sample the Armagnac and explain about it if you need. They have prunes steeped in Armagnac that a friend said were fabulous. http://maisonrystdupeyron.com/en/inde...

            Lavinia also have a selection of Armagnac going back I think at least a century but I am not sure they have the depth of experience on the sales floor. The Armagnac are on the second floor.

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