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2 June 2016

This week’s precious wine tips ( June 2nd)

by Alfred

Lobster season is in full swing and this week we’ve offer you an Alsatian Pinot Blanc accompanying it wonderfully. We were also attracted by an exceptional Beaujolais and a great Barolo. These wines are all part of recent arrivals from the SAQ and are available online and in Signatures branches.

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26 May 2016

This week’s precious wine tips (May 26)

by Alfred

Rosé weather is finally upon us. This week, to drink in the sun, we present you a fine and round Sancerre which will fare well with both your gourmet dishes and what you cook on the barbecue. We also bring you from the most recent SAQ arrivals, an exceptional Rioja and a spectacular Tuscan “vin de garde”.

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12 May 2016

Professional sommeliers and algorithms : the crucial axis of the Alfred platform.

by Guy Doucet

When developing a project as innovative as Alfred, the first thing one must validate within the target market, is the presence of either a real need, a problem to solve or both. Realizing that tens of thousands of Quebec fans have built a major reserve of wines and that many of them have twice the number of bottles that they could drink in the coming years, we have a clear and solvable problem; more so, it is clear that, for any recent wine lover, it is complicated to acquire mature wines and that he will probably have to wait up to 15 years before he can enjoy the great wines he bought in the stores.

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21 April 2016

What is the market value of Barolos I bought 20 years ago?

by Guy Doucet

If you are asking yourself this question, you are part of the 90% of our passionate customers who question us regularly on the subject. Our reaction, at the beginning of the Celliers Intelligents adventure, in 2012, was, for lack of funds, to search one of the many websites providing wine market values (like Wine-Searcher.com) and tell our customers to rely on their informations as a reference.

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4 January 2016

Gregory Patriat

by Pasquale Charland

Like many people who enjoy wine, I discovered the Burgundy region by traveling. As a VP in relations with the wine community, I was very fortunate and lucky to travel a lot, meeting extraordinary people and appreciating and tasting wine in its entire splendor.

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25 November 2015

Laurence of Domaine Pégau

by Pasquale Charland

Château-Neuf-du-Pape, recognized village, is located between Orange and Avignon in the southern portion of the Rhone valley, and extends on a distant of around 25 km. It is recognizable by the remains of the fortress that dominates the scenery of 3200 hectares of vines. This region is mostly entirely known for its legendary wine, from the very renowned appellation of Côtes du Rhône.

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23 November 2015

What are the impacts of light on wine conservation?

by Guy Doucet

We are all well aware of the importance of maintaining optimal temperature and humidity conditions to ensure that the aging of our wines is assured. In the past couple of years, I have been able to note the importance of those elements by visiting many cellars dating back by more than millennia, accompanied by experienced professional sommeliers.

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