Wine topic... not absinthe. Sorry. in General Absinthe Discussion Posted December 27, 2006 · Edited December 27, 2006 by hartsmar · Report reply ...to be quite honest they didn't really copy Swiss absinthe, since for instance Pernod was Swiss, had his first distillery in Couvet and then started production in Pontarlier... Ehrm. Tagline for french wine in 15+ words? "Voulez vous couchez avec moi ce soir? Passe-par-tout. Je suis un baguette. It's the wine I tell you!"