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  1. Ambiance, années 1960
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    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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  2. menaud distillerie
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    Menaud: For the love of Charlevoix

    There’s no cutting corners at Menaud. Driven by authenticity, local craftspeople develop products that don’t skimp on quality.

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  3. cirka distilleries
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    Cirka microdistillery: Always up for a challenge

    Inspired by the quality of homegrown products from across the province, Cirka became the first Québec microdistillery to produce spirits from grain to glass.

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  4. Torres family in their vineyard.
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    Torres & Earth

    One of the most admired wine producers in the world. A wonderful recognition for a family estate, 5 generations strong. But the influence of Bodega Torres extends far beyond its wines...

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  5. tequila and margarita
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    Tequila and mezcal: Welcome to the kingdom of agave

    Beyond the Margarita, the popularity of this Mexican gem comes in many great varieties.

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  6. Commission des liqueurs
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    The prohibition years

    At the end of the 19th century, a temperance movement was born in the United States, in Canada, and even here in Québec. It was a very simple idea: limit, if not abolish, the sale and consumption of alcohol.

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  7. métiers, production de vin
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    Who makes wine? A look at the mysterious winemaking professions

    Winemakers do not work alone. There’s a whole slew of professions involved in the wine business. Here are a few that might not necessarily immediately come to mind…

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  8. Commission des liqueurs
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    The creation of the Commission des liqueurs

    The alcoholic beverage market has changed a lot since the contraband era, which was ruled by the likes of Al Capone and cie. In Québec, these changes are in large part due to the creation of the Commission des liqueurs.

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  9. history between women and alcohol in Quebec
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    100 years of history between women and alcohol in Quebec

    History reveals that the relationship between women and alcohol had quite its ups and downs. Let’s go back in time and take a closer look at this evolution!

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  10. Patagonia: the spirit of newness
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    Patagonia: the spirit of newness

    From the Andes Mountains to the Patagonian plains, the country and its winemaking are constantly pushing the limits and diversifying styles – a definite asset for South America’s main wine producer.

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  11. Visiting vineyards in the Okanagan
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    Visiting vineyards in the Okanagan

    Are you a fan of both wine and vacationing? Then take a break from your routine by visiting the Okanagan Valley!

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