Raise Your Glass: A New Distillery Adventure is coming in Chelsea, Quebec

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by The Local
August 19, 2023
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Hey there, fellow spirits enthusiasts! If you're a fan of sipping on finely crafted drinks, learning about the fascinating history of distillation, and indulging in local goodness, I've got some exciting news for you. Get ready to mark your calendars and prepare your taste buds, because a brand-new distillery is on its way to Chelsea, Quebec, and it's about to bring a whole lot of flavour Dream in the Making: Introducing La Distillerie du Square

Picture this: nestled in the heart of Chelsea village, a dream has been brewing for more than three years. The dedicated team behind La Distillerie du Square has been working tirelessly to turn this dream into a reality. And guess what? They're almost there! Soon enough, Chelsea will have a distillery to call its own, and you're invited to be a part of this exciting journey.

Gin-spiration in a Bottle: The Gin du Jardin

While the finishing touches are being put on the distillery, the team decided to give you a little sneak peek of what's to come. They've created their very first gin recipe, and it's called the Gin du Jardin. Crafted from 100% corn-based Quebec alcohol, this gin promises to take your taste buds on a botanical adventure. It's like capturing the essence of the Quebec landscape in a bottle.

More Than Just Spirits: A Place to Experience

But hold on, there's more to La Distillerie du Square than just spirits. This place is all about creating a holistic experience for visitors. Imagine stepping into a charming boutique filled with local products, spirits, and accessories that are bound to catch your eye. And if you're curious about the art of distillation, you're in for a treat. Guided site visits and tasting workshops are in the cards, giving you a chance to learn, explore, and appreciate the craft behind your favourite spirits.

A Spirited History: Unveiling the Ecocomesuseum

Ever wondered about the history of spirit production and the tales that lie within the town of Chelsea? Well, wonder no more. The distillery is planning to set up an eco-museum where you can dive deep into the intriguing past of both spirit-making and the charming town itself. Its history comes to life with a delightful twist.

Meet the Visionary: Manuela Teixeira

Behind every incredible venture is a visionary leader, and in this case, it's the amazing Manuela Teixeira. With over 25 years of experience in the Outaouais community, Manuela has been the driving force behind various residential, commercial, and recreational tourism projects, making a mark with her exceptional ideas. You can feel her passion and dedication by exploring her other establishments right in the heart of Old Chelsea.

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A Taste of the Future

As the finishing touches are being put in place, you might be wondering when you can raise your glass and make a toast at La Distillerie du Square. Well, the wait won't be too long. The grand opening is slated for late 2023, so keep an eye out for updates and get ready to embark on a journey of flavours, history, and community.

Cheers to Chelsea's New Gem

So there you have it, my fellow enthusiasts. The Distillerie du Square is on its way, and it's bringing a whole lot of charm, flavour, and history to Chelsea, Quebec. From the tantalizing Gin du Jardin to the captivating eco-museum, this is bound to be a place where memories are made, stories are shared, and glasses are raised. So mark your calendars, get ready to explore, and let's raise our glasses to a bright new addition to the Chelsea community.

Cheers! and charm to the scene.

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