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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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  • Valentine's Day, gift ideas
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    Wine and food pairings for Valentine’s Evening

    Commercial or heartfelt? While opinions on Valentine's Day vary, nobody would really turn down an occasion to celebrate love, capitalized or not. And if genuineness is the goal, a home-cooked meal beats out anything heart-shape or pink in a flash. Plus, everyone knows that’s the way to any heart.

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Indulge in comforting meals and home coziness

A season to share quality time and treat yourself!

  • Coffee cocktails
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    Top 5 coffee cocktails

    We all have our favourite cocktails to sip on, whatever the time of year. But let’s admit it, what can beat a hot coffee cocktail when winter rages on? Here’s the Top 5 coffee cocktails to add a little bit of comfort to the frigid season.

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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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  • 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. Ville de Chianti
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    Chianti classico

    If you were asked to name just one Italian wine region, it is highly likely Chianti would come to mind, which is normal, since Chianti has been Italy’s most recognizable appellation for what seems like forever. Here’s a closer look at the region, located in the heart of Tuscany.

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  2. Maple Water cocktail, made with vodka and maple whisky liqueur.
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    Maple on the menu

    Why not shake things up a bit this Easter and organize a combination sugar-shack-plus-traditional-Sunday-brunch event? Combining these two springtime traditions makes for an original get-together highlighting all the delights of maple sugar season!

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  3. 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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  4. Easter Brunch
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    Be the hit of the Easter brunch

    Ready to reinvent the classic Easter brunch? Here are two chocolatey sweet ideas that are guaranteed to make you this year’s brunch boss!

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  5. winery in picture
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    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!

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  6. Cocktail decorated with a slice of star fruit
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    It's Academy Awards Time

    Not all movie lovers can be found in Hollywood every winter—in fact, most occupy a front-row seat at home in order to watch the Academy Awards. Here are a few ideas for setting the tone for your special evening.

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  7. cocktail made with cider
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    3 cocktails made with cider

    Created by mixologist Vincent Vaillancourt­-Séguin, these three cocktails showcase the versatility of cider, which can be enjoyed in all its forms (dry, sparkling, sweet, distilled, etc.).

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  8. Landscape of Douro wine-growing region.
    Wine cultivation

    Rare grape varietal: Touriga Nacional

    Touriga Nacional: It may not ring a bell now, but giving one of Portugal’s lesser-known vintages a try might have you discover your new favourite bottle. Here’s a hint: ever had a glass of Port? Then Touriga Nacional might already be a well-loved favourite!

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  9. Comforting mulled wine.
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    Winter cocktail: Mulled wine

    Mulled wine is a bit like winter’s version of sangria—infused with citrus and spices, but served hot instead of on ice. There are many variations, but all are based on a few central ingredients.

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  10. Fizzy cocktails
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    Fizzy cocktails

    Holiday season is the best time of the year for enjoying Champagne and sparkling wine. Festive and chic, sparkling drinks served as an aperitif or for toasting the new year set the tone, plunging guests into the celebratory spirit.

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  11. A glass of Winter Jack in front of a fireplace
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    Winter Jack: A cool discovery

    Have you heard of Winter Jack? This delicious blend of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, cider, cinnamon and cloves has an interesting history. Read on to discover it!

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  12. Quebec Wines at the Holiday Table
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    Quebec Wines at the Holiday Table

    Quebec wines are constantly improving and make for delicious complements to holiday meals. Kathleen McNeil of the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) gives us a tour of the highlights.

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