The “QC” categories

Distilleries Canada/ June 11, 2020

In order to bring some transparency to the eyes of their consumers and partly because of a request from producers since some time ago, the SAQ has launched three categories for Quebec products. Here are the names of these categories and their official significance: “Origine Québec” (products made by Quebec artisans and with homegrown ingredients) “Prepared in Quebec” (products designed or distilled in Quebec with homegrown Quebec ingredients and…

#StopCovid19

Distilleries Canada/ March 22, 2020

Canada’s micro-distilleries and distilleries industry produces different disinfectants to fight the coronavirus ! Canada’s micro-distilleries and distilleries industry are producing to fight the coronavirus ! During the First World War, the Gooderham & Worts distillery in Toronto supported the war effort by producing acetone which is a key ingredient in making munitions. On November 1, 1942, during the Second World War, the Hiram Walker Gooderham & Worts…

Fédéral et Provincial

Distilleries Canada/ December 1, 2019

Comme vous le savez, le Canada est géré sur deux paliers principaux, le Fédéral décide des grandes lignes, mais chaque Province à son mot à dire pour coin de pays, ce qui, au lieu d’avoir une universalité nationale, ne fait que compliquer les règles. Alors qu’on essaye d’établir des règles de “libre échange” avec nos voisins du Sud, nous ne sommes même pas capable d’y arriver au…

Before you start

Distilleries Canada/ March 1, 2019

This text is a work in progress for the moment, once finished, the English version will be released too. Sorry for the inconvenience. On n’arrête pas de le constater, le marché des micro-distilleries est en pleine explosion au Canada. Trop longtemps contraints par des lois remontant à la prohibition, peu importe la Province, il était plus que risqué de vouloir démarrer une activité de ce type. Mais…

Index des articles

Distilleries Canada/ January 15, 2019

DISTILLERIES ONTARIO : Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers QUÉBEC : Artist in Residence Distillerie Brasserie et Distillerie Champ Libre Distillerie de la Chaufferie Cirka Distilleries Distillerie Côte des Saints Expédition Gin Distillerie Fils du Roy Distillerie Grand Dérangement HP Juniper Intermiel Maison Livernois Lore & Legends Distillerie de la Manufacture Distillerie des Marigots Menaud Distillerie Mitis Distillerie Noroi O’Dwyer Micro-Distillerie Pirate du Nord Distillerie Distillerie du Quai Distillerie…

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Distilleries Canada/ January 15, 2019

Distilleries Canada is born! Born in my head yesterday, and online today. To tell you everything, when the idea came to me, I decided to start by finding a name that works in both French and English, making it universal for the domain name. I had a moment of sudden inspiration when I realized the plural forms of “distillerie“ and “distillery” are one and the same. After…