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Wine and food pairings

What’s better than enjoying a great meal with a nice glass of wine? Which wine should you choose for a perfect pairing?  Wine and meal pairings aren’t that complicated! Explore our practical advice and taste tags, in order to get the perfect marriage every time. 

Paysage AlsacePaysage Alsace

Alsace, nice whites!

White wine is popular in Quebec again, and how fortunate for Alsace — it’s their speciality. With an age-old winemaking tradition, the region proposes an exceptional offering of grapes that spring forth from a dizzying variety of terroirs.

Rosé for brunch, dinner & cocktailsRosé for brunch, dinner & cocktails

Rosé for brunch, dinner & cocktails

What is the best time of day to enjoy rosé? We suggest its best to toast with a glass of rosé over brunch, dinner and cocktail hour.

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The art of pairings

When getting ready to sit down for a meal, choosing the right wine can really make your culinary creations shine. Some basic pointers in the art of pairing can bring out hitherto undetected nuances in both your dishes and in your wine.

Discover your taste tags

For over 10 years, taste tags have been a simple and practical tool that allows you to easily find the wines, spirits and gins you'll love. Each tag is associated with a specific taste profile. Learn which type of product you prefer, then explore with confidence other products of the same profile. It’s that simple!

Our recipes

Get inspired by a ton of recipes, from appetizer to dessert. Whether you’re a fan of French, South American, Asian or other types of cuisine, we’ve got you covered, wine suggestions included!

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    How well do you know your taste tag

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

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  2. a lobster and a glass of wine
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    Lobster pairings

    Looking forward to the weekend ahead, we organize a dinner to honour our favourite crustacean: the lobster! Discover some great pairings that will put it in the spotlight.

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  3. Bucket of maple water
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    Maple and wine

    It’s hard to choose wines to bring to a sugar shack. Here are a few thoughts on how to match wines with slightly sweet dishes featuring maple flavours.

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    Wine pairings for oysters

    Oysters can be small or plump; sweet, salty, mineral or iodized; clear or milky; succulent with the flavour of cucumber, cantaloupe, butter or even caramel! Their varieties are endless: Every coastline has its own particular type, and no two are the same. Here is the perfect wine pairing to accompany oysters, as well as a classic recipe for preparing them.

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    Pork tenderloin maple-whisky

    We love it! A very trendy recipe with a very North American flair, this recipe is simple to make in the oven or on the BBQ.

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  6. The best wine and BBQ pairings.
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    Tricks for perfect wine and BBQ pairings

    Summer is the perfect time to bring together wines and grilled meats, papillotes and kebabs, cooked right on your own BBQ. Here are several suggestions for combining meat and wine.

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  7. The best wine and sushi pairing.
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    What wine goes with sushi?

    A sushi meal sounds so tempting. The trick is to match it with the right kind of wine.

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  8. Wine and soup pairings
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    Pairings for soup!

    Traditionally, we steer wine lovers away from certain pairings, like soup for instance. Except that in reality, the craving for a glass of wine trumps the strict rules of specialists . . .

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  9. Wine and game pairings
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    Game and wine pairings

    Are you a hunter? What wines should you target?

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  10. Mushrooms soup
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    The world of mushrooms...

    Cold weather? Time to go out on the hunt for mushrooms and their many possible wine pairings.

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    Sausages and wine

    Pairing ideas abound when it comes to sausage. Here’s a way to help you find the right taste-tag match.

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  12. Glasses of sherry.
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    All about sherry!

    To better understand the wonderful, mysterious world of sherry, here is an introduction to how it is made as well as two suggestions for tasting and pairing.

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