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A gust of fresh flavours

As the temperatures drop, it’s increasingly tempting to stay indoors where it’s cozy and warm. An excellent opportunity to receive your loved ones. That way, you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home. It’s kind of a win-win situation.

Discover new flavours and products that pair beautifully with cold-weather classics.

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It's time for comforting meals and home coziness

A season to share quality time and treat yourself!

  • The gift of Quebec
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    The gift of Quebec

    In the last few years, more and more people have wanted to buy local. In fact, this movement was already popular in the restaurant industry. And Quebec is proud to offer plenty of fine spirits that are perfect for your holiday dinners, or even to gift to your loved ones.

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  •  3 low-alcohol cocktails by Maxime Boivin
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    3 low-alcohol cocktails by Maxime Boivin

    More and more people have been moderating their drinking lately—and not just as a New Year’s resolution! Mixologist Maxime Boivin is here with three recipes to help you celebrate without compromising on fun. His tasty concoctions for brunch, happy hour and more are sure to spread good cheer!

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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. Anne Monna from Cassis Monna & Filles
    Interviews

    Discover the rich world of blackcurrants with a visit to Cassis Monna et Filles

    When you arrive on Île d’Orléans, take a left at the first intersection and you’ll reach Cassis Monna et Filles in no time. Anne Monna, one of the sister-owners, welcomes me like an old friend. “We’re girls who love to celebrate and host parties. We created a place that reflects who we are.”

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  2. Top 10 Holiday gift-ideas
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    Top 10 Holiday gift-ideas

    To please your loved ones, impress your family or treat yourself after a busy year, here is our selection of gifts for the holidays.

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  3.  3 low-alcohol cocktails by Maxime Boivin
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    3 low-alcohol cocktails by Maxime Boivin

    More and more people have been moderating their drinking lately—and not just as a New Year’s resolution! Mixologist Maxime Boivin is here with three recipes to help you celebrate without compromising on fun. His tasty concoctions for brunch, happy hour and more are sure to spread good cheer!

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  4. Illustration: Gabriel Sabourin
    Trends

    Spotlight on artisanal champagnes

    "Fresh" is a new series of articles that explores the latest trends in the world of wines and spirits. To kick things off, we're turning our attention to a growing trend: artisanal champagnes.

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  5. Domaine du Ridge – 26 years of pure passion
    Interviews

    Domaine du Ridge – 26 years of pure passion

    Somewhere in Saint-Armand, in the Eastern Townships, there’s a gorgeous road lined with tall trees that leads to a wooden building at the heart of Domaine du Ridge. I recently had the pleasure of visiting this agritourism hot spot, which is also one of the most well-known vineyards in Quebec.

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  6. The gift of Quebec
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    The gift of Quebec

    In the last few years, more and more people have wanted to buy local. In fact, this movement was already popular in the restaurant industry. And Quebec is proud to offer plenty of fine spirits that are perfect for your holiday dinners, or even to gift to your loved ones.

    Read more
  7. Quebec on your plate
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    Quebec on your plate

    This year, why not take inspiration from Quebec's terroir for your holiday feast? Here are some ideas for local ingredients that are sure to delight your guests.

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  8. Ricasoli
    Profiles

    Ricasoli 1141: In the heart of Chianti

    For over 800 years, the Ricasoli family has been at the centre of the history of one of the world's most famous wines: Chianti. Follow us on a journey through the history and wines of the Ricasoli family.

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  9. Podcast
    Profiles

    Episode 12 | Eco friendly stores

    The SAQ has a network of more than 400 stores across Quebec. Our store planning teams spend a lot of time thinking about the in-store experience and making sure every store construction or remodelling project is an opportunity to reduce our environmental footprint.

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  10. Domaine l’Ange Gardien vineyard—from passion to glass
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    Domaine l’Ange Gardien vineyard—from passion to glass

    On the road up to Mont Ste-Anne, just past the bridge to Île d’Orléans, I discovered a hidden gem—the Domaine l’Ange Gardien vineyard. Here, you can savour a glass of Côte de Beaupré and meet the friendly and knowledgeable winemakers. You’ll be charmed in no time!

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  11. Quebec rum: The taste of the West Indies, made right here
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    Quebec rum: The taste of the West Indies, made right here

    Did you know that rum was already being distilled here in Quebec when it was known as New France? Clearly, the modern history of Quebec rums is much more recent, but its star is on the rise. Here’s a look at a trend that’s about to take off.

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  12. Giving natural wine as a gift
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    Giving natural wine as a gift

    How do you impress a wine aficionado? By giving them something all the connoisseurs are dying for. The winefluencers behind Beau Joe tell us their top picks and pro tips for getting your hands on these oh-so-popular bottles.

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