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St. Lucia Distillers opens 3 new cellars with 12,000 barrel capacity

St. Lucia Distillers is being commended for its continued confidence in St. Lucia’s economic development through the expansion of its facilities in the Roseau Valley.

Over the past 18 months, the premier rum producer in the Eastern Caribbean built three new cellars, with a capacity of storing 12,000 oak barrels.

The construction of the new cellars – is one of three projects, earmarked by GBH since it acquired the distillery in 2016. The first ensured that award-winning rums produced by St. Lucia Distillers got profiled and marketed globally. Another project is the development of a rum and heritage attraction in the Roseau Valley.

This was welcomed by Member of Parliament for the area – Dominic Fedee – who is also the Minister Tourism.

The next major development at St. Lucia Distillers will be the Rum and Heritage Tour – which will be situated on a 25 acre site. It will incorporate the distillery and a sugar plantation.

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet headed the list of dignitaries who visited the cellars, which included Bernard Hayot, the President of GBH, parent company of St. Lucia Distillers.

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