Monin – Gourmet Flavors

Liqueurs, Syrups and the Worldwide Name Brand Monin

Monin is recognised in bars throughout the world for its high quality flavoured syrups and it was founded in 1912 by Georges Monin in Bourges, France.

He originally sold wines and spirits on the back of his horse and cart before the production of his syrups came into play.

Wines
Vineyards
Wine grape varieties

In each small town in France there was at least one liqueur producer that used local fruits and Georges decided to make fruit flavoured syrups in the late 1920’s, establishing him as the leader in quality fruit syrup with exports to Europe and the Caribbean.

The history

In 1945 Paul Monin took over from his father and steered production of their syrups with his father’s motto in mind, “Passion for Quality.”

The company is now run by Oliver Monin, the son of Paul and he has developed an international trade and a worldwide business selling over 140 flavours in 140 countries with Oliver approving each and every new flavour.

Monin has also opened a U.S manufacturing plant in Florida and one in Asia with their liqueurs accounting for less than 10% of their business as the company has become world famous for their syrups.

Quality is of the utmost importance in their business and they have never strayed from Georges’ motto which has given them respectful reputation.

Their products include premium syrups, liqueurs, gourmet sauces, fruit smoothies, cocktail mixes and frappe powders.

The production

Monin goes through 23 tonnes of sugar beet in their Bourges production plant each week and their process begins with turning the powdered sugar into a liquid sugar by using a computer controlled Dissolving installation, processing ten tonnes per hour.

Once that is done the syrup is then continuously stirred in holding to prevent crystallisation until it is needed.

This sugar base has various flavours added to it and again this is all done with the use of a computer programme with the recipe for any flavour generated by their computer or the heart of their production.

Once the flavours have been added the syrup goes through a pasteurising heat exchanger, where mould and yeasts are killed, sterilising the syrups.

They use natural flavouring that includes fruits, vegetables and spices along with natural flavourings which are synthesised to enhance the flavours of the syrups.

Monin also uses fractional distillation and chemical manipulation.

The bottling rooms are temperature controlled to ensure that no bacteria can pass through with air pressure higher than the surrounding areas.

After each batch has passed through the production process the tanks and pipelines are then cleaned with caustic soda and highly pressurised hot water and testing to ensure that no cross contamination can take place.

Monin has a laboratory where all the flavours are tested and new recipes are experimented with.

They also have an in – house bar and coffee station with a fully equipped kitchen with bartenders continuously working on recipes.

Monin has 200 employees and in 2014 had a turnover of $70, 512,600.00 and has been on the stock exchange for 52 years.

Wine Grape Varieties
Wine Informations
Wine Merchants

The Liqueurs

Le Sirop de Monin Bubblegum sugar syrup was first invented in 1928 and was inspired by French bubblegum. It is a bright pink pungent syrup that tastes like candy floss and bubblegum

Chai Tea Syrup has a blend of cloves, cinnamon and spiced green tea with a balanced aroma of tea and a fruity astringent taste

With 25 exclusive liqueurs that are used in cocktails the tastes will torment your taste buds with a variety of flavours.

Triple sec and Blue Curacao, Apricot Brandy, Banana, Blackberry, Cassis de Dijon, Cherry Brandy, Cocoa, Coconut, Coffee, Green Melon, Green Mint, Lychee, Manzana Verde, Orange Curacao, Original, Peach, Raspberry, Strawberry, Vanilla, Violet, Watermelon, White Cocoa and White Mint.

Monin Original Liqueur has a lemony lime cognac base and is made from lime peels that are distilled with spices and tropical fruits with an aromatic lime peel and juniper scent on the nose

They have 3 sugar free syrups that include flavours of Caramel, Hazelnut and Vanilla.

Monin has a wide variety of products and a clean operation and quality that has given them the reputation that they so deserve and finding one of their products is as easy as going into almost any store to purchase.

Visit Monin

Contact Information

Headquarter in France
Monin Inc.
3 rue Georges MONIN
18000 Bourges, France
Website: monin.com
E-mail: monin@monin-france.com
Phone: +(33) 2 48 50 64 36

Author

Michael Bredahl

Michael Bredahl

Wine Writer

Michael is an online enthusiast, with a lot of knowledge about online marketing. Traveling around the world to hunt for the perfect wine. Latest on Sicily, where Etna has a huge impact on the taste, which is strong with a bitter aftertaste for the youngest wines, but older wines are fantastic. Drinking wine, and writing about them, are one the passions. Remember to drink responsibly 🙂

Are you a Copywriter?

We have a lot of articles without much content, if you can do it better, you are welcome to write a nice article, and get the proper credit for that. Read more information about beeing an author, and Contact us for more information.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Vineyards
Breweries
Alcohol and Distilleries
Accessories
Other
Bar and Cocktail Equipment
Bottle Opener
Glassware
Wine Accessories
Wine Opener
Alcohol Free
Beer
Ale
Brown Ale
Chinese Beer
Christmas Beer
Czech Beer
Danish Beer
English Beer
Finnish Beer
German Beer
Iceland Beer
Indian Pale Ale
Italian Beer
Japanese Beer
Lager
Mexican beer
Pale Ale
Seasonal Beer
Stout
Swedish Beer
Turkish Beer
Wheat Beer
White Ale
Champagne
French Champagne
Cocktail
Aperitivo
Campari
Cider
Cocktail Bitters
Cocktail Mixer
Cocktail Muscat
Cocktail Shakers
Cordial
Curacao
Fruit Juice
Garnishes
Mead and Tonic Wine
Muscat
Pernod
Puree
Soft Drinks
Spirits Mixer
Syrup
Dessert Wine
Argentinian Dessert Wine
Australian Dessert Wine
Chile Dessert Wine
Drambuie
English Dessert Wine
French Dessert Wine
Fruit and Ginger Wine
German Dessert Wine
Hungarian Dessert Wine
Italian Dessert Wine
Madeira and Marsala
New Zealand Dessert WIne
Portugal Dessert Wine
Sauterne
Sherry
South African Dessert Wine
Spanish Dessert Wine
Vermouth
Liquor
Absinthe
Armagnac
Baileys
Brandy
Cachaca
Calvados
Cassis
Cognac
Cognac and Brandy
Cointreau
Eau De Vie
Gin
Gin & Genever
Gran Marnier
Grappa
Irish Liqueur
Irish Vodka
Japanese
Liqueur
Pisco
Poteen
RTD'S (Ready to Drink)
Rum
Sake
Sambuca
Schnapps
Speciality
Spirit
Tequila
Tequila & Mescal
Vodka
Port Wine
French Port Wine
Portuguese Port Wine
Portuguese White Port
Ruby Port Wine
Tawny Port Wine
Red Wine
American Red Wine
Argentina Red Wine
Australian Red Wine
Austrian Red Wine
Bulgarian Red Wine
Chile Red Wine
English Red Wine
French Red Wine
Georgia Red Wine
German Red Wine
Greek Red Wine
Hungarian Red Wine
Italian Red Wine
New Zealand Red Wine
Portuguese Red Wine
South African Red Wine
Spanish Red Wine
Uruguay Red Wine
Rosé Wine
American Rosé Wine
Australian Rosé Wine
Chile Rosé Wine
English Rosé Wine
French Rosé Wine
German Rosé Wine
Italian Rosé Wine
New Zealand Rosé Wine
Portuguese Rosé Wine
South African Rosé Wine
Spanish Rosé Wine
Sparkling Wine
American Sparkling Wine
Argentina Sparkling Wine
Cava
Cyprus Sparkling Wine
French Sparkling Wine
German Sparkling Wine
Italian Sparkling Wine
Prosecco
Sekt
South African Sparkling Wine
Spanish Sparkling Wine
Walisisch Sparkling Wine
Whisky
Blended Malt Whisky
Blended Whisky
Bourbon & USA Whiskey
Grain Whisky
Irish Whiskey
Other Whisky
Scotch Whisky
Single Malt Whisky
White Wine
American White Wine
Argentina White Wine
Australian White Wine
Austrian White Wine
Chile White Wine
English White Wine
French White Wine
Georgia White Wine
German White Wine
Greek White Wine
Hungarian White Wine
Italian White Wine
New Zealand White Wine
Slovakian White Wine
South African White Wine
Spanish White Wine
Wine
Chile Wine
English Wine
Exclusive Wines
Fine Wine
French Wine
German Wine
Italian Wine
New Zealand Wine
Port Sherry Madeira
Portugal Wine
Spanish Wine
Wine Gifts
Beer Gifts
Case
Gift Packaging
Spirit Gifts
Voucher
Wine & Champagne Gifts
No ratings yet.

Give this page a High Five!

Save up to 20%

Get our newsletter with the promotional code, and save a lot of money!

You will now recieve our Newsletters, Thank You :-)

See all of Our Promotional Codes and benefits here

Online Shopping and World's Best Wines

Save up to 20%

Receive our newsletter and get the latest news, promotional codes and freebies

You will now recieve our Newsletters, Thank You :-)

See all of Our Promotional Codes and benefits here

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This