Yaakov BOKOBSA produced Vodka “Eau-de-Vie” by distilling fruits.
In need of a warmer climate because of his poor health, he decided to go South down to the Ottoman Empire. He left Russia with the only thing he possessed his “mobile distillery”.
Yaakov settled in Tunisia. As figs were growing very largely at the time in Tunisia, Yaakov tried to produce an “Eau-de-V...