County Cocktails

Welcome to “County Cocktails”, a new video series presented in partnership from Taste Real, the Wellington County Museum and Archives, and local business partners!

Explore the thrilling history of bootlegging, prohibition, temperance, and alcohol production in Wellington County AND get a behind the scenes look at some local distilleries and cideries! Our local business partners have created a signature cocktail inspired by the history of each township in Wellington County. Learn to make a signature cocktail inspired by your community, take a peek behind the scenes of our local distilleries, and hear fascinating stories about the history of alcohol in Wellington County – all from the comfort of your own home!

To learn more about the unique businesses we are visiting on our County Cocktail series and explore local food and drink destinations in Wellington County, visit our Taste Real Sip and Savour page!

The video series will take place through 2021 with videos published online monthly.


Episode 1 - Heartwood Farm and Cidery (Erin)
Episode 2 – Aberfoyle Mill Restaurant (Puslinch)
Episode 3 – Mapleton Township 
Episode 4 - Silverfox Distillery (Wellington North)


Photo Gallery: County Cocktails will appear here on the public site.

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