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Quebec products

Autumn in Quebec means it’s time to hit the orchards. And while crumbles and pies are certainly a great way to enjoy apples, cider producers also offer us a myriad of delicious drinks, from sparkling to sweet cider, much to our delight.
Time for ciders!

Meet the producers

  • Milton
    Interviews

    Milton Star, delicious and accessible ready-to-drink ciders!

    Légers en alcool, savoureux et pratiques, les cocktails prêts à boire n’ont jamais été aussi populaires auprès des Québécois. Forte de son passé artisanal, la Cidrerie Milton continue d’innover et de se démarquer en présentant la pomme autrement grâce à quatre cidres offerts en version cocktail.

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  • Cidrerie Milton
    Profiles

    Comfort me with apples

    The Lasnier family have been growing apples for four generations, and Marc-Antoine Lasnier skilfully represents the fourth one. He crafts an array of apple ciders that are the pride of Cidrerie Milton.

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  • Domaine Lafrance: Ciders, spirits, and sanitizer
    Profiles

    Domaine Lafrance: Ciders, spirits, and sanitizer

    Living in the country, surrounded by vines and fruit trees, doesn’t mean you’re disconnected from reality. At Domaine Lafrance, the beautiful copper still is now also being used to make hand sanitizer. Portrait of a distillery-cider house that stands in solidarity with its region.

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  • Verger Hemmingford
    Profiles

    Hemmingford Orchard

    One thing is for sure: No mere virus is going to take down Verger Hemmingford! François Pouliot and Stéphanie Beaudoin have seen some amazing things over the 26 years of existence of their "creative cidery," formerly known under the name La Face cachée de la pomme.

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  • Domaine de Lavoie
    Profiles

    The fruits of innovation

    Cider is back in fashion. In addition to making wine, Domaine de Lavoie follows this growing trend.

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  • Michel Jodoin
    Profiles

    An apple tale

    From four generations of an apple-growing dynasty in Rougemont, Michel Jodoin has taken the best of the apple and bottled it, at a time when cider was considered the bottom of the barrel. An interview with a cider maker who’s as visionary as he is ambitious.

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Web series with Rose Simard

Starting September 23 on 1 ou 2 Cocktails, don't miss the Ici comme nulle part ailleurs web series (French only) hosted by Rose Simard, featuring the artisans of 8 Quebec microdistilleries.

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  1. Coteau Rougemont
    Profiles

    Keeping it local: Coteau Rougemont

    At Coteau Rougemont, the Robert family has created one of Quebec’s most important wineries.

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  2. Domaine Les Brome
    Profiles

    Obsession with quality

    A series of serendipities led Léon Courville to this idyllic parcel of land high above Lac-Brome. Today the former banker and his wife, Anne-Marie Lemire, make remarkable wines featuring unusual grapes and unique techniques. Meet the gentleman-farmer of Domaine Les Brome.

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  3. Les Vents d’Ange
    Profiles

    Les Vents d’Ange

    As the pandemic comes down hard on Quebec, buying local is, now more than ever, looking like a sustainable solution for businesses.

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  4. Quebec’s fabulous ice cider
    Profiles

    Québec’s fabulous ice cider

    We take a closer look at this globally loved product, perfect for celebrating the holidays.

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  5. Cidrerie Milton
    Profiles

    Comfort me with apples

    The Lasnier family have been growing apples for four generations, and Marc-Antoine Lasnier skilfully represents the fourth one. He crafts an array of apple ciders that are the pride of Cidrerie Milton.

    Read more
  6. Domaine Lafrance: Ciders, spirits, and sanitizer
    Profiles

    Domaine Lafrance: Ciders, spirits, and sanitizer

    Living in the country, surrounded by vines and fruit trees, doesn’t mean you’re disconnected from reality. At Domaine Lafrance, the beautiful copper still is now also being used to make hand sanitizer. Portrait of a distillery-cider house that stands in solidarity with its region.

    Read more
  7. Oshlag Distillery
    Profiles

    Oshlag Distillery

    Provincial pride. Since 2016, the Montreal distillery (and brewery) has made a name for itself through its standout products. A touch of hibiscus with that, perhaps?

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  8. Jonathan Robin
    Profiles

    Noroi Distillery

    In Saint-Hyacinthe, Jonathan Robin uses a still like no other in the world to distill alcohol with fresh aromas, using a revolutionary process.

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  9. Fjord Distillery
    Profiles

    Fjord Distillery

    For the Bouchards, the creation of a distillery inspired by the boreal forest started with family tradition and a few secret stills.

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  10. Quebec ciders: a mouth-watering diversity
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    Quebec ciders

    The first cider producers in Quebec go back to... New France. We owe them to Norman settlers, for whom production was a common thing. The first orchards were planted in Québec City and Île d’Orléans, followed by the Sulpicians in Montreal. 

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  11. Verger Hemmingford
    Profiles

    Hemmingford Orchard

    One thing is for sure: No mere virus is going to take down Verger Hemmingford! François Pouliot and Stéphanie Beaudoin have seen some amazing things over the 26 years of existence of their "creative cidery," formerly known under the name La Face cachée de la pomme.

    Read more
  12. Rougemont
    Profiles

    Rougemont: Much more than apples!

    The spectacle offered by the thousands of apple blossoms in this magnificent town is umatched. A walk to the top of Mont Rougemont allows you to contemplate its extent and understand why it’s nicknamed "the capital of the apple"!

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