Giffard Violette


Giffard Violette


Violets have long been prized for their mesmerizing perfume and signature color. Giffard carefully extracts the delicate nuance of these beautiful flowers. Try Giffard Violette in the classic Aviation cocktail.





Volume750 mL
Country of OriginFrance
AromaIntensely floral, candied violet, rose, vanilla and wintergreen
FlavorFloral, citrus notes with an abundance of violet candies
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Violet fowers have long been prized for their mesmerizing perfume and signature color. Gifard utilizes a two-step process with the violet plant, macerating the fresh, fragrant petals and steam distilling the complex and aromatic leaves to create this classic cocktail staple.

AppearanceDark amethyst with a rosy glow

About This Brand


It all began in 1885. Emile Giffard was a pharmacist with an inventive, curious nature and the palate of a gourmand. In the scorching summer, in the small Loire Valley town of Angers, France, he was studying the digestive and cooling properties of mint. Giffard’s research resulted in the invention of a clear mint liqueur, steam-distilled from the Mitcham variety of peppermint. As delicious as it was refreshing, the liqueur was immediately received with enthusiasm from the townspeople of Angers. Emile called his elixir Menthe Pastille after the mint candies that were famout at the time.

Giffard parlayed the success of Menthe Pastille into a company and began creating liqueurs and syrups from the rich bounty of local fruits and botanicals as well as the exotic spices and herbs that were brought in by ship on the Loire River from ports around the world. Five generations later, Giffard is still owned and operated by the same family who maintain tradition and quality for all of its products.

Newest Innovation: Non-Alcoholic Liqueur Range

Giffard is renowned for its commitment to quality and taste. Our newest innovation, the Giffard Non-Alcoholic Liqueur range, delivers the same robust, authentic flavors as their alcoholic counterparts, ensuring that our customers never have to compromise on taste when choosing anon-alcoholic option. Whether you're crafting cocktails, mocktails, or simply enhancing your favorite beverages, Giffard Non-Alcoholic Liqueurs provide endless opportunities to get creative behind the bar for professionals and the at-home mixologist alike. Giffard Non-Alcoholic Liqueurs are ideal for everyone, whether you’re the designated driver or simply a mindful drinker looking for the highest quality non-alcoholic beverage offerings.

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