Go (cashew and coco) nuts over feni with this unique experience

Goa is known for three Fs; Fish, Football, and Feni. For the uninitiated, Feni is an alcoholic beverage brewed from the juice of the cashew apple, or from coconuts. This fruity alcohol is a favourite among locals, but is now slowly making its way out of its home state of Goa and across India and […]

Feni listed among world’s top 10 liqueurs


The effort spent on attaining a Geographical Indication has boosted Cashew Feni on the global platform with BBC Good Food recognizing the spirit as one of the world’s top ten liqueurs among spirits in India. The recognition also serves as an ode to the thousands of distilleries that dot the state’s hills. Acknowledging the richness […]

Feni elevated as the ‘Heritage spirit’ of Goa

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Feni according to the Goa Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2016, has been elevated to the status of heritage spirit. The bill was introduced by Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar in the state assembly on Monday. This brings the locally brewed feni on par with other spirits such as whisky and tequila. “Having considered diverse uses of […]


Talking about Goa, the scene that sets in the mind is a very relaxing( or in Goan terms ‘susegad’) way of life. People are very loving and passionate in Goa. The scene is not complete without mentioning the state’s official drink, ‘Feni’ also spelt ‘fenny’. There are two types of this wonderful spirit that is […]