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THE SAQ PODCAST

Sous le bouchon 

Sous le bouchon features encounters with experts from the SAQ and elsewhere that take you behind the scenes at the government corporation: from the challenges of merchandising to our social responsibility and many other issues facing the beverage alcohol industry, you’ll discover what makes us a retailer unlike any other! Subscribe, so you don’t miss an episode!

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Episode 2

Real underlying trend or temporary "pandemic" solidarity? 

Quebecers are increasingly conscious about buying local. In the last year, sales of Quebec products have increased nearly 30% at the SAQ. Real underlying trend or temporary "pandemic" solidarity?

Two experts on the alcohol market in Quebec give their opinion.

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  1. Podcast
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    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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    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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  3. 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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    Interviews

    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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    Episode 8 | Quebec wines

    The wine-making business in Quebec is growing fast thanks to the know-how, determination and ingenuity of our local artisans. Join us with 2 local winemakers: Isabelle Lafont from Vignoble Les artisans du terroir and Daniel Lalande from the Rivière du Chêne vineyard and La Cantina vineyard as we discuss the Quebec wine industry.

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    Episode 7 | Product trends

    The world of alcoholic beverages is constantly evolving and surfing on the wave of current trends. Some of them are here to stay, others leave as quickly as they arrived. Two experts present how trends are created and point out those that will come soon.

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    Episode 6 | Organic products

    Locally and globally, the offer of certified organic products is increasingly vast. To discuss this topic, we brought together two specialists for an exchange on the evolution of the organic trend and eco-responsible products at the SAQ.

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    Episode 5 | The supply chain

    It takes a whole network so that a bottle of wine or spirits can travel the thousands of kilometers to make it to our store shelves. Three important links in the supply chain demystify how this works and the challenges they face.

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  9. Sous le bouchon - Episode 4 | The alcohol-free trend
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    Episode 4 | The alcohol-free trend

    The market for low-alcohol products is booming! This trend is part of a movement toward a more conscious consumption, here and elsewhere in the world. Two experts talk about these products, which are gaining more and more followers without compromising on quality and taste.

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  10. Sous le bouchon - Episode 3 - Lightweight glass
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    Episode 3 | Lightweight glass

    Each year, the SAQ puts 200 million bottles into circulation. Are there solutions to reduce the environmental footprint of making and using all this glass? This is what our guests are working on: lightweight glass.

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  11. Sous le bouchon – Quebec Products
    Profiles

    Episode 2 | Quebec Products

    Quebecers are increasingly conscious about buying local. In the last year, sales of Quebec products have increased nearly 30% at the SAQ. Real underlying trend or temporary "pandemic" solidarity? Two experts on the alcohol market in Quebec give their opinion.

    Read more
  12. Sous le bouchon – Wine and climate change
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    Episode 1 | Wine and climate change

    Hard frosts, droughts, wildfires – the warming climate is having an impact on wine growing worldwide. What does it all mean for wine quality and variety and the prices of the products on our shelves?

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