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It’s time to surprise yourself

It looks like 2023 will be bubbling over with new trends. Take this opportunity to check out some inspiring content, as well as our wide selection of local and imported products. Whether you have a curious palate or prefer sticking to what you know and love, find something new to add to your favourites.

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    Suggestions: 13 low-alcohol products

    New year, new habits? To help you navigate these newfound challenges, we’ve got 13 products at 0.5% alcohol or less that go well beyond the tap. Water, that is. Surely you’ll find something to treat yourself when Friday night rolls out.

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  • The crème de la crème of winter cocktails
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    The crème de la crème of winter cocktails

    Looking for cocktails to enjoy with beautiful snowy landscapes? If you agree that nothing beats a cream-based drink after hours of outdoor fun—or even if you just spent the day watching the snow fall from the comfort of your couch—here are some great suggestions!

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Indulge in comforting meals and home coziness

A season to share quality time and treat yourself!

  • Fresh: 2023 uncorked
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    2023 uncorked

    Fresh is a new series of articles that explores the latest trends in the world of alcohol. To start the year off on the right foot, we asked experts to predict what's in store for us in 2023.

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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. Greece
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    Santorini wine: An Assyrtiko crush!

    Santorini is overwhelmingly beautiful. Perched on a volcano that looks as though it could crumble into the Aegean Sea at any given moment, the Cyclades Island is often a destination for newlyweds looking for breathtaking photos. Cyclades also beckons for wine lovers who have a serious crush on Assyrtiko grapes!

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  2. Alsatian wine
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    Alsatian wine: soil and terroir

    Alsatian wine is known for its complex yet favourable geology. Here’s a guide to deciphering and savouring the region.

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  3. Rhône Valley
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    Rhône Valley, from north to south

    Rhône is one region with two very distinct cepages. Here’s a quick look at what makes its wine so unique.

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  4. cooper in action
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    A forgotten figure: the cooper

    Vintners, oenologists, cellar masters, distillers and winegrowers are inevitably in the highest ranks when you’re talking about wines and spirits. However, there is an essential figure, often ignored, in the production of wine and fine alcohols: the cooper

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  5. Chianti
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    The Chianti Classico Gran Selezione

    A few years ago, in order to showcase the quality and potential of its wines, the Chianti Classico region created a new appellation: Gran Selezione.

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  6. Spain
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    The taste of Spain

    To understand the spirit of Spanish wine growers and their greatest wines, you have to keep two things in mind: the weather and the oak. Barrel aging has been a key part of the Spanish style for two centuries, with a balance that has changed a lot in the last thirty years.

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  7. Italian vignard
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    Italy from head to toe

    To show off Italy’s dizzying wine diversity, what’s more perfect than a little tour of three of the country’s winemaking regions? Here’s to a quick sip of Italy, from Alpine peaks to sloping coastal regions.

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  8. White wine
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    Discover Bordeaux whites!

    The land of Cabernet and Merlot, the Bordeaux region also makes excellent white wines that are too often overshadowed by its reds.

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  9. Rosé and salad
    Pairings and Taste Tags

    Pairing wine with salad

    The acid in vinegar tends to bring out a wine’s inherent acidity.

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  10. Spain
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    Spain from all sides

    Spanish wine is where it’s at and the proof is in the pudding - they’ve got the most vineyard surface area on the planet. We talked with José Peñín, author of Spain’s foremost wine guide, which covers a country with far-reaching traditions and awe-inspiring creativity.

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  11. Portugal
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    Portugal, land of sea and mountain

    With cities, towns and vineyards clinging picturesquely to steep hillsides, Portugal boasts wines that reflect a unique environment – varied, seductive and original.

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    The language of wine

    It’s often difficult to clearly express sensations created inside of our mouths or be explicit about a particular scent. But learning the language of wine tasting can help you better describe not just the type of wine you would like to have, but the kinds of wine you really love.

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