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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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  • Zenato, a tradition of great wines
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    Zenato, a tradition of great wines

    In the spectacular setting of Lake Garda, a handful of vineyards are the source of authentic and original wines. Some of Italy's most famous wines, such as the precious Amarone, are produced here. Discover this magnificent region by following the steps of the Zenato family.

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  • 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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Indulge in comforting meals and home coziness

A season to share quality time and treat yourself!

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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. Podcast
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    Episode 11 | Food Banks of Quebec

    Because we believe that before drinking well it is essential to have enough to eat, we have made food assistance our corporate cause. Listen to Martin Munger, General Manager of Food Banks of Quebec, Élaine Coté, General Manager of Moisson Québec and Armand Kayolo, General Manager of Moisson Outaouais.

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  2. Wine Il Falcone
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    Puglia, land of wine and history

    Long in the shadow of Italy's great regions, Puglia is increasingly attracting attention thanks to its spectacular beach coastline, its gastronomy rooted in tradition and the quality of its wines. Follow us on this journey through the history, land and wines of Puglia.

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  3. orange wine
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    What is orange wine?

    Neither red nor white, orange wine has grown in popularity in the past few years. But what exactly is an orange wine?

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  4. Climate Change: The impact on Quebec wines
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    Climate Change: The impact on Quebec wines

    Climate change is happening and is quite literally on everyone's lips. While the vineyards of the Old World are being affected, Quebec viticulture is also experiencing its surprising effects. What impacts will the climate crisis have on our wine? Experts and winemakers shed some light on the subject.

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  5. Laurent and Yves Ballard from Distillerie La Manufacture
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    Distillerie La Manufacture : A Taste of the Laurentians

    Distillerie La Manufacture is tucked away in the heart of the Laurentians, in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts. Laurent and his father welcomed me into their hideaway to share the story behind their products—from the famous Panacée gin and Narval vodka to all the new eaux de vie bursting with local flavour.

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  6. A thirst for learning – our training offer for employees and clients
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    Episode 10 | A thirst for learning

    Our customers’ desire for discovery is matched only by our employees’ desire for learning. To ensure that the interaction between customers and employees is rewarding, the SAQ offers as much information as possible on the products to its employees through various training sessions.

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  7. Alsace
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    The wines of Alsace, a scent of authenticity

    Alsace offers a variety of wines that are distinguished by their aromatic character and pleasant freshness. To discover all the different aspects of the Alsatian vineyard and to take full advantage of its wide range of wines, here are a few suggestions for pairings just in time for the season.

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  8. Umberto Cesari
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    Umberto Cesari, from tradition to innovation

    Umberto Cesari first made a name for himself with his sangiovese blends in the style of the great French wines. But to keep such a loyal clientele over the years, it is necessary to know how to renew oneself. Discover this estate, between tradition and innovation.

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  9. grape harvest, quebec, wine, vineyard
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    The Wine Harvest: Quebec celebrates!

    September and October is the perfect time to follow the Wine Route to enjoy a host of activities and seasonal celebrations. Here are a few suggestions of stops to add to your tour.

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  10. Apple season
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    Apple Season: A gourmet autumn in perspective

    Fall means apple season! And in Quebec, we never miss the opportunity to head to the orchards to stock up on these fresh local delights, which we use in a variety of sweet and savoury recipes.

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  11. Hakutsuru
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    The hidden side of sake

    The variety of sakes available on our market allow them to be served to accompany different dishes and also to make cocktails. Discover the Hakutsuru range to add a touch of Japanese elegance to your evenings.

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  12. 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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