Tasting and service

Results 37-47 of 47
  1. whisky glasses
    Tasting and service

    Fine spirits: tasting 101

    Discover fine spirits thanks to our taste tags, small format bottles and SAQ par l’ITHQ workshops.

    Read more
  2. beers
    Tasting and service

    Beer-serving temperatures

    It’s been thirty years since the first microbreweries opened in Quebec, and we can be proud of our hops heritage. In honour of International Beer Day on August 3rd, let’s crack open a cold one and raise our glasses to beer everywhere! Here are some tips for enjoying your next brew.

    Read more
  3. Scotch tasting
    Tasting and service

    Scotch tasting 101

    Is the universe of whisky a mystery to you? Want to learn how to enjoy a glass the right way? Whisky expert and ITHQ SAQ workshop host Nicolas Bourque tells you everything you need to know about drinking the amber elixir that is scotch.

    Read more
  4. Aerate of wine
    Tasting and service

    Aerate or decant your wine?

    In articles about wine tasting, whether in printed publications or even in SAQ.com, you will come across the suggestion that you should store wine in a decanter for a certain amount of time. But what is the difference between aerating and decanting the wine?

    Read more
  5. Des coupe de champagnes
    Tasting and service

    Four practical bubbly accessories!

    There are tools made specifically for serving delicate beverages like champagne and bubbly. Here are our top picks for useful and beautiful items sure to be handy for your holiday hosting duties.

    Read more
  6. Spirit bottles for a home bar
    Tasting and service

    Cocktails: Home bar essentials

    What are the essentials for creating a bar at home? Mixologist Maxime Boivin helps explain the three families of cocktails spirits and points out the tools that you need from the SAQ. Get ready to simplify and organize your at-home bar!

    Read more
  7. absinthe glass
    Tasting and service

    Enjoying absinthe

    The story of absinthe is one filled with legends, fantastic tales, contradictions and mysteries. More than any other alcoholic drink, absinthe has been at the heart of controversy and has been the subject of quite a lot of speculation—for good reasons, and for some not so very good reasons.

    Read more
  8. winery in picture
    Tasting and service

    Jura's yellow wine: are you ready?

    It’s worth the detour off the beaten path to try something new and different—and Jura’s “yellow wine” is just that!

    Read more
  9. Wine and soup pairings
    Tasting and service

    Pairings for soup!

    Traditionally, we steer wine lovers away from certain pairings, like soup for instance. Except that in reality, the craving for a glass of wine trumps the strict rules of specialists . . .

    Read more
  10. How can you chill whisky without diluting it?
    Tasting and service

    Whisky: with or without ice?

    Should we be putting ice in our whisky? Or is this practically treason? Here’s some advice for getting the best flavour experience from your tipple.

    Read more
View per page
Page