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13 July 2016

A Tour de France through French wines

by Alfred

At Alfred, we thought that Tour de France, despite choosing a Chilean produce as its official wine, was the perfect occasion to travel through French wines, leg by leg, land by land. We even suggest a few Swiss wines.

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7 July 2016

This week’s precious wine tips ( July 7)

by Alfred

This week, our wine tips, courtesy of Pierre-Luc Cullen, an Alfred sommelier partner, are offering three exceptional wines, a French Syrah, a California Chardonnay with aromas of toasted sesame and a wine from the Spanish northwest with the rare ability to stand up to summer salads!

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30 June 2016

This week’s precious wine tips ( June 30)

by Alfred

This week, our wine tips all have two common elements: they are all 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and, even more important, they are all perfect for the barbecue … Amongst the recent arrivals at the SAQ, we recommend a rosé Grand Cru of exceptional value, an amazing Chilean wine and unique Pauillac. Toast your barbecues !

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27 June 2016

The return of Greek wines

by Alfred

Not so long ago, ordering Greek wine in Quebec was a risky proposition. Fortunately, the situation is changing rapidly for the better … much better.

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16 June 2016

This week’s precious wine tips ( June 16)

by Alfred

This week, our wine tips offer a remarkable champagne to celebrate Father’s Day, a great Australian and the latest from Stephan Asseo, this winemaker who dared, with great success, to grow Rhône Valley wine grapes in California. All these choices come from the latest arrivals of the SAQ.

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9 June 2016

This week’s precious wine tips ( June 9th)

by Alfred

This week, our wine tips will make you travel from the South of France to the South of Australia, through the very green Veneto. You will discover, among the most recent arrivals from the SAQ, a wine from Roussillon considered a fabulous value for money as well as an Amarone that is perfect for aging and an exceptional Shiraz.

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