Un bouquet de fleurs de sureau et de bergamote - histoire de la fleur de sureau

The Elder: timeless shrub of our Gardens 🌸

At Jardins, we love elderberry, this small shrub whose flowers form the basis of our alcohol-free aperitif Jardins Fleuris and the famous alcohol-free 'Hugo Spritz' 😍 We tell you a little more about its origins! Elderberry is a plant that has been used since ancient times for its medicinal and culinary properties. Elderflower, in particular, has been used in many culinary preparations and in mixology to add a splash of flavor and color. The history of elderflower in cooking dates back to Greek and Roman antiquity, where it was used to flavor dishes and drinks. The Romans consumed it in...

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Un quartier d'orange amère avec un brin de romarin en hiver pour les défenses immunitaires

Winter is coming: bitter orange, our best ally 🍊❄️

When the cold arrives, fruits are our allies against the evils of winter ❄️ The bitter orange, at the base of our Jardins Suspendus aperitif, is a great weapon to protect against it. Bitter orange is a variety of orange that is rich in vitamins and minerals, making it a health-promoting food. Particularly during the winter, bitter orange can be especially helpful as it contains high amounts of vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant that helps boost the immune system and fight common winter infections, such as colds and influenza. In addition to vitamin C, bitter orange also contains...

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deux personnes en train de boire des cocktails sans alcool dans un jardin

Our motto: Cultivate your Garden(s)!

But where does the expression 'Cultivez votre Jardin', our motto at Jardins, come from? We tell you everything! The expression "cultivate your garden" is a phrase that was popularized by the French philosopher Voltaire in his novel "Candide, or Optimism", published in 1759. In this novel, the main character, Candide, is confronted with many difficulties and hardships during his travels, but he finally receives valuable advice from his friend Pangloss: "cultivate your garden". This expression has been interpreted in different ways over the centuries, but it is generally understood as a call for individualism and personal responsibility. According to Voltaire,...

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Un spritz sans alcool à l'orange amère et au romarin

Once upon a time the Spritz - without alcohol 🍹

You will know everything, everything, everything about the spritz - without alcohol!

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