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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. Cocktail based cider
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    Top 5 cider cocktails for fall

    Here in Quebec, we enjoy many types of local ciders, but did you know that these nectars from our orchards can also be used to make some great cocktails? Here’s our Top 5.

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  2. meadery, mead, gaspesie, vieux moulin, honey wine
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    Gaspésie’s Vieux Moulin meadery: A historical gem

    Gaspésie is famous for its winding roads, salty sea air and breathtaking landscapes, but it’s also rich with history. For instance, you might be interested in learning about the Tremblays, the family that runs the Vieux Moulin Meadery in Sainte-Flavie, the gateway to this beautiful region.

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  3. Provence
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    Provence in rosé: Versatile and authentic

    From the blue of the sea lining the beaches of its coastline to the red of the Croisette in Cannes during the festival, it is in pink that Provence is the most beautiful. The birthplace of French viticulture, rosé has been produced here for over 2,600 years! Here is an overview and some gourmet suggestions.

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  4. Spanish-style aperitif
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    Spanish-style aperitif with friends

    It's vacation time, and aperitifs with friends are growing longer. For an evening that evokes the warmth of the Mediterranean, here are five seasonal pairings with a sunny selection of Spanish wines. Discover the Torres family, which offers a wide range of wines so varied that there is something for everyone.

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  5. Union Libre, cider, vineyard, origine Quebec
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    Union Libre: savouring the difference

    If you visit L’Orpailleur Vineyard and ask Charles-Henri de Coussergues why you should go across the street to try Union Libre wines, a business he also owns, he’ll tell you: “Each grower is unique. Our two Chardonnays are nothing alike.”

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  6. boxed wine, wine in a box, canned wine, premixed cocktail, summer
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    Convenient Formats: Hassle-free and refreshing

    Take advantage of the summer with these easy and convenient alternatives to traditional drink formats. Whether canned wine, boxed wine, pre-mixed cocktails from Quebec or canned cider, there is something for everyone to enjoy this summer.

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  7. Germany
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    Five German white wines to enjoy the sunny weather

    German wines are perfectly suited for today’s tastes; lively wines with moderate alcohol content that rely on a rich history and grape varieties with a strong character.

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  8. Ste-Petronille, vineyard, wine, Île d'Orléans, SAQ
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    Memorable moments at Vignoble Ste-Pétronille

    There’s so much to savour when visiting Île d’Orléans, a prime food tourism destination with six villages spanning 33 km. During a visit, we checked out the spot where everything started for Vignoble Ste-Pétronille—the very place that shares its name.

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  9. Top 5 cocktails for your summer holiday
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    Top 5 cocktails for your summer holiday

    Can you feel it in the air? It’s vacay time! And because on holiday you treat yourself to more elaborate meals and drinks, we’ve got you covered with the perfect cocktails for your camping and cottage adventures, or even just your blissful backyard staycation.

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  10. Top 10 must-have vacation drinks
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    Top 10 must-have vacation drinks

    What to drink tonight? What to drink with a plate of nachos? What to drink during a picnic or with grilled fare? But above all, what to drink in discovery mode during your vacation?

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  11. Sous le bouchon
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    Episode 9 | A passion for advising customers in-store

    Navigating our wide product offer from around the world requires unparalleled customer service. in this podcast, three of our customer service experts reveal their secrets for keeping customers happy.

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  12. Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada.
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    Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada contest

    From October 13 to 16, at the Institut de tourisme et d'hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), the 29th edition of Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada will take place. Are you familiar with this major event?

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