SAQ wine events during MTLàTABLE: Bottoms up!
Wine, spirits and bubbly are taking centre stage at some exciting SAQ events during MTLàTable. With so many delicious products to discover, you won’t want to miss the chance to imbibe at these unique gatherings.
Private import wine show presented by the SAQ
Have you ever wanted to be in a room with 2,000 privately imported wines? This event (officially known by its French name, the “Salon des Vins d’Importation Privée”) is your chance to sample wines that aren’t available in SAQ outlets and pick up bottles on site or place a special order while you’re there. Exceptional elixirs made by vintners from around the world will be available, including well-known labels and promising new vintages. Now you know where to find fine wines that will add an original twist to your meals!
Where: Marché Bonsecours
When: October 28, 29 and 30
Price: $25 (advance tickets include a $5 coupon for wine tasting)
Montréal’s Big Wine Tasting Event
Officially called “La Grande Dégustation de Montréal,” this annual event brings together 200 wine producers, spirits distillers and beer brewers to share their passion with more than 13,000 curious connoisseurs and industry professionals in what promises to be a very special two-day experience.
Where: Place Bonaventure
When: November 2 for industry professionals; November 3 & 4 for the public
Price: $15 ($12 for advance tickets)
Laure Juilliard, blogger
Laure is a writer, community manager and the founder of the blog Une Parisienne à Montréal. She’s also an epicurean globetrotter who’s always on the hunt for innovative concepts and must-try restaurants. In 2016, she co-founded Slow Journeys, a webzine that focuses on ecotourism and design.