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  1. Alcohol-free cocktail
    Trends

    A look at the alcohol-free trend

    This past year has been a successful one for new alcohol-free products, particularly those made in Quebec, which are gradually earning quite a following. Here’s a look at a continuing trend that shows no signs of slowing down.

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  2. Premixed cocktails suggestions
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    Ready for premixed cocktails?

    The sunny season is right around the corner, and there’s nothing better than simple and versatile libations for all your summer fun. Enter premixed cocktails. Portable and shatterproof, they come in a range of flavours and embody the essence of a homemade mixed drink in every can.

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  3. mariana distillery
    Profiles

    Distillerie Mariana: Off the beaten track

    Mariana is derived from the scientific name of the black spruce: Picea mariana. Emblematic of the North American boreal forest, the tree also gives Canopée forest gin—the very first spirit created by Distillerie Mariana—its distinctive essence.

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  4. La Chaufferie Distillery
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    La Chaufferie Distillery

    Housed in one of Granby’s historic buildings, La Chaufferie microdistillery is masterfully led by a very small team of passionate artisans who painstakingly craft their spirits, from grain to glass.

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  5. Laurent Turqout
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    100 years of history told by Laurent Turcot

    Historian and columnist Laurent Turcot tells all about 100 years of the SAQ through a web series of four videos. Watch all of them with a glass of your favourite cuvée.

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  6. Ambiance vin
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    The 2000s: Celebrating our terroir

    With the discovery of New World wines, the locavore movement, and the emergence of technological tools giving access to a ton of local and international products, the new millennium is filled with promise!

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  7. SAQ Signature, 1999, Cours-Mont-Royal
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    The 1980s: The wine in our sails

    From new Beaujolais to exclusive Bordeaux and Port, wine was taking up more and more space at the SAQ, at a time when culture and the wine market all over the world were undergoing a complete transformation.

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  8. Vignes en ville project, SAQ
    Trends

    The SAQ of today, the SAQ of tomorrow

    A look at the trends that have marked this past year and those to come.

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  9. Ambiance, années 1960
    Profiles

    The 1960s: From the martini to the Singapore Sling, long live cocktails!

    As the Quiet Revolution was unfolding, a revolution in consumption habits seemed to be on the horizon, and the Régie des alcools had every intention of being a part of it.

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  10. The Zarife family, SAQ
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    The Zarife family: 100 years of working for the SAQ

    To say that the SAQ is a part of the Zarife family would be an understatement. If you were to ask Emilia Zarife, she would say that the distribution centre on Tellier Street in Montréal’s east end is her second home.

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  11. Michel Leblanc, SAQ de Cap-aux-Meules
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    Michel Leblanc: The SAQ, a second home

    Michel Leblanc has been working at the SAQ Cap-aux-Meules store for 42 years. Nothing gets by the store manager — one of 15 employees with the most seniority in the Crown corporation network.

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  12. Martin Picard, chef and owner of Au Pied de Cochon restaurant
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    Martin Picard looks back at the 2000s

    On the cusp of a new millennium, all the stars were aligned for a shift to occur in the world of gastronomy. Martin Picard played a big part in this transformation with his Au Pied de Cochon restaurant.

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