Tasting

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  1. Pier-Alexis Soulière
    Interviews

    Pier-Alexis Soulière: The quest for the world title

    Winner of Quebec, Canada and Americas titles, Pier-Alexis Soulière will represent Le Clan restaurant and the country at the ASI Competition For The Best Sommelier Of The World which will take place in Paris from February 7 to 12. Let’s meet an enthusiast on a mission.

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  2. Hugo Duchesne, head sommelier
    Profiles

    Hugo Duchesne: From literature to head sommelier

    Head sommelier of restaurants H3, Le Coureur des Bois and La Cabane du Coureur, Hugo Duchesne will be Quebec and Canada’s representative at the Best Sommelier of the Americas contest from February 16 to 19. We meet with the recipient of the most recent Quebec title before his departure for Chile!

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  3. whisky
    Tasting and service

    The art of tasting fine spirits

    Brandy, armagnac, whisky… fine spirits are popular these days. But what exactly are we talking about, and how best should we appreciate these products?

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  4. Wine tasting
    Tasting and service

    What bottle to open first?

    What bottle should you open first? And what’s the difference between a red, a white and a port? The most important thing to remember is that you need to give each bottle a chance to shine!

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  5. people tasting wine in a vineyard
    Tasting and service

    Wine tasting and your state of mind

    Tasting a wine is about more than just putting the glass to your mouth. You have to use both your mind and your senses, along with a meditative thoughtfulness.

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  6. whisky glasses
    Tasting and service

    Fine spirits: tasting 101

    Discover fine spirits thanks to our taste tags, small format bottles and SAQ par l’ITHQ workshops.

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  7. Scotch tasting
    Tasting and service

    Scotch tasting 101

    Is the universe of whisky a mystery to you? Want to learn how to enjoy a glass the right way? Whisky expert and ITHQ SAQ workshop host Nicolas Bourque tells you everything you need to know about drinking the amber elixir that is scotch.

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  8. wine taste tag
    Pairings and Taste Tags

    How well do you know your taste tag

    A fun way of testing your SAQ taste-tage knowledge!

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  9. wine and cheese
    Pairings and Taste Tags

    Host a successful cheese tasting

    You don’t need to have a degree in wine or cheese to host a great wine and cheese night. Here is a small practical guide designed to help you succeed with some great wine and cheese pairings.

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