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Hit the discovery trail

After spending the summer soaking up the golden sun, the fields, orchards and vineyards are simply bursting with delights ripened to perfection.

So, get out there and savour the many pleasures of the late-season harvest.

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  • Alsace
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    The wines of Alsace, a scent of authenticity

    Alsace offers a variety of wines that are distinguished by their aromatic character and pleasant freshness. To discover all the different aspects of the Alsatian vineyard and to take full advantage of its wide range of wines, here are a few suggestions for pairings just in time for the season.

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It's time for harvest, apples and comfort food

Enjoy all the good things the season has to offer!

  • PGI Quebec Wine appellation
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    PGI Quebec Wine appellation

    Quebec wines have their very own reserved appellation, the Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Quebec Wine, thanks to efforts by visionary winemakers who endeavoured to ensure that their wines would be able to reach the apex of the industry. 

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  • A thirst for learning – our training offer for employees and clients
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    Episode 10 | A thirst for learning

    Our customers’ desire for discovery is matched only by our employees’ desire for learning. To ensure that the interaction between customers and employees is rewarding, the SAQ offers as much information as possible on the products to its employees through various training sessions.

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  • Cocktail with maple sugar in a glass
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    Maple sugar cocktails!

    Maple sugar season has arrived! Whether to accompany a traditional cabane à sucre or simply for the sake of trying something new, here are three cocktail recipes featuring our province’s favourite springtime treat.

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  • Rosé wines can be enjoyed year-round.
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    Year-round rosés

    Rosé has earned itself a category all its own and can be enjoyed any day and any season. Here’s a short guide to better understanding and pairing this pretty-in-pink drink, no matter the weather.

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  1. Prosecco Doc picture
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    Prosecco DOC: A worldwide success

    In recent years, Prosecco DOC (Denominazione Di Origine Controllata) sales have dizzying new heights. Read on to learn more about the accessible bubbles adored the world over.

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  2. Montréal Pride: 4 nightlife personalities to discover
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    Montréal Pride: 4 nightlife personalities to discover

    To celebrate Montreal Pride festival, we asked four prominent figures from different eras of Montreal’s queer nightlife how clubs and bars helped our society evolve and paved the way for the acceptance and emancipation of LGBTQ2S+ communities.

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  3. Rioja vineyard
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    The Spanish art of living: Rioja in the spotlight

    You can get there after a few hours of driving north of Madrid, or west of Barcelona. Even closer, from Bilbao in the Basque Country, for lovers of gastronomy and the beaches of San Sebastian.

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  4. The true meaning of sharing, according to Boucar Diouf
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    The true meaning of sharing, according to Boucar Diouf

    Not only does he always know just what to say, Boucar Diouf also wears his heart on his sleeve, always ready to stand in solidarity with those in need.

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  5. Italy, wine, bolla valpolicella
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    Italy, from Veneto to Tuscany

    With its rolling hills, incomparable gastronomy and rich historical and cultural heritage, Italy is the stuff of dreams. The ultimate romantic destination, the peninsula also happens to be world-renowned for its wine-making tradition and know-how.

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  6. Rhône
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    Côtes du Rhône: A greener future

    Along its eponymous river, the Côtes du Rhône appellation area draws gourmet and expressive wines from its exceptional terroir. At the heart of this region, a movement is taking place, inhabited by a desire for a greener vineyard and to pay it forward!

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  7. camping, coolers, wine
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    Campers, what’s in your coolers?

    Whether you prefer glamping or backpacking, one thing is for sure: proper planning is key to make the most of your time outdoors. We can’t help you pitch the tent, but we can point you in the right direction when it comes time to fill your cooler!

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  8. California: creative and inspiring
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    California: creative and inspiring

    California may be known for its sunny Cabernets and Chardonnays, but it also shows unparalleled creativity and diversity, while keeping the environment at the heart of its priorities.

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  9. 6 cocktails to make summer last
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    6 cocktails to make summer last

    Hot or cold, classic or chic, tart or spicy, you’re bound to find something you like among the six delicious cocktails below!

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  10. Corn
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    3 ways to enjoy corn on the cob

    It’s prime corn season – so what’s better than a weekend corn roast?

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  11. premixed cocktails
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    6 Quebec premixed cocktails to discover this summer!

    The secret’s out: Canned cocktails are the summer’s hottest trend. Discover six delicious ready-to-drink options made right here in Quebec and our favourite suggestions to pair them with.

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