VALLEYFIELD DISTILLERY

Distillery
Founded in 1945
Valleyfield Distillery is a large-scale production distillery on the west side of Montreal. It was opened as Schenley Industries by Bernard and Isaac Bernheim in 1945, on the site of a previous brewery.

More recently, the distillery was acquired as part of one on Diageo’s mega-merger deals. After the acquisition, Diageo renamed the facility Valleyfield after the town it it located in.

The distillery produces several popular brands of spirits, including Seagram’s VO, Gibson’s Triple Crown, Number Eight Bended Rye, and others.

It’s specialty in production is a 100% corn mash, that is sent to blending houses all over Canada. The facility had more than 200 employees in twenty two buildings, and has a capacity of 28 million liters per year.

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Distillery Details

  • Country
    Canada
  • Established
    1945
  • Owner
    Diageo
  • Visitor Center
    No
  • Status
    Active
  • Address
    1 Rue Salaberry O, Salaberry-De-Valleyfield, QC J6T 2G9, Quebec
  • Phone
    +1 450-373-3230
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Valleyfield Distillery is completely surrounded by water. It sits on Grand Isle -- a large island in the middle of the Saint Lawrence River on the west side of Montreal.
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