Authentic wines made by passionate people

Soif Bar à vin
88 rue Montcalm
Gatineau, QC J8X 2L7
(819) 600-7643

Mon – Thur: 11:30am – 10pm
Fri: 11:30am – 11pm
Sat: 4pm – 11pm
Sun: 4pm – 10pm

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Our Wines

Real wine is what we love. Wines that are a reflection of a place and a time, from grapes grown with love and respect for the land.


White 16.5
Rheinhessen Scheurebe Trocken Sonnentau 2016, Gysler
Burgenlandwhite 2016, Meinklang
Pella Roditis 2016, Ligas

Red 18.5
Coteaux Bourguignons 2015, Didier Montchovet
Bourgueil Cuvée Prestige 2015, Domaine Guion
Naoussa Xinomavro 2011, Foundi

BUBBLES2 oz4 ozBottle
Cidre Fermier Foule Bulles, Clos Saragnat (Québec)3.56.537
Savoie Les Perles du Mont Blanc Ayse Brut, Domaine Belluard61166
Moussamoussettes Brut Nature, Domaine Mosse (Loire) rosé6.51271

Whites2 oz4 ozBottle
Vinho Verde 2016, Escolha Astro (loureiro, pedernã, trajadura, azal; Portugal)4.57.545
Côtes Catalanes Mon P'tit Pithon 2016, Olivier Pithon (macabeu, grenache blanc)5954
Rheinhessen Scheurebe Trocken Sonnentau 2016, Gysler5954
Burgenlandwhite 2016, Meinklang (grüner veltliner, welschriesling, muscat; Autriche)5.59.556
Pella Roditis 2016, Ligas (Macédoine, Grèce)6.51165
Riesling 2015, Benjamin Bridge (Gaspereau Valley, Nouvelle-Écosse)7.513.579
Chablis 2015, Laurent Tribut (chardonnay; Bourgogne)814.585

Reds2 oz4 ozBottle
Rosso Toscana, La Querce Seconda (sangiovese)4.5847
Dolcetto d'Alba 2015, Renato Corino (Piémont)59.555
Coteaux Bourguignons 2015, Didier Montchovet (gamay noir)610.562
Terre Siciliane Versante Nord 2015, Eduardo Torres Acosta (nerello mascalese)6.511.568
Naoussa Xinomavro 2011, Foundi (Grèce)6.51270
Emilia Rosso Stoppa 2005, La Stoppa (cabernet sauvignon, merlot; Émilie-Romagne)712.575
Chianti Superiore Alione 2009, Giocoli (sangiovese, canaiolo; Toscane)7.513.579


White Negroni12Jim Beam, orange, ginger, egg white
Tequila Gimlet11Tequila Tromba, house lime syrup
Hard Cider11Clos Saragnat cider, Chic Choc rum, rooibos
Hot Stuff12Gin Radoune, oolong tea, lemon (served hot)


Wine is better with food! Jamie’s menu is meant for sharing: small plates and boards inspired by what’s available locally and seasonally. The food is unpretentious and wine-friendly by design (Jamie and Véronique don’t compete – except at ping pong).


Fish MP
Meat MP
Oysters, raw 3 ea
Homemade bread, tapenade, compound butter 3
Marinated mussel tartine, aioli,
potatoes, paprika
Fall vegetable salad, smoked trout,
crème fraiche, capers, dill
Anchovy and ricotta tartine, olive oil,
marinated peppers, fresh herbs
Roasted squash, bacon, whipped feta,
sage, crispy onions
Confit and fried duck wings with hot pepper, honey and garlic scape sauce, grilled beans, blue cheese dip
Grilled duck hearts 8
Bison tartare, croutons 15
Charcuterie board 17/32
Vegetable board 15
Cheese board 17/32



Fish MP
Meat MP
Soup of the day 6
Homemade bread, tapenade, compound butter 3
Mixed green salad, citrus vinaigrette 6
Frittata and greens 13
Home smoked trout tartine, crème fraiche, capres, greens 15
Bison tartare, croutons, fries 15
Charcuterie board 17/32
Cheese board 17/32



Our guided workshops are led by Véronique or one of our trained sommeliers. No matter your knowledge or experience, you’re sure to learn something new! Whether it’s discovering a region or uncorking back vintages, pairing wines with food or practicing the fundamentals of tasting, it’s all about learning, exploring and sharing.

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Group Bookings

We welcome groups of any size up to our maximum capacity of 75 people. We do fabulous “5 à 7”-style events (cocktail parties that fit into the sliver of time between work and home, great for decompressing or gearing up for a night out) but we also offer wine discoveries, guided tastings, business dinners, private workshops, team building…click the link to email Roxanne and let us know what you’re looking for!

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SOIF Bar à Vin is a true wine bar, where wine is our focus. Our concise but ever-changing list offers authentic wines, wines that speak of a place, with a focus on organic and biodynamic growing practices. Natural and real wines made by passionate people!

But wine wouldn’t be the same without food! And they both make each other better. SOIF has a full kitchen and offers an award-winning menu of small and sharing plates, allowing guests to grab a bite or have a full meal. The food is purposely simple: great ingredients and simple preparations, to let flavors shine through and be very wine-friendly.

Véronique Rivest, the sommelier-owner, is one of the most respected sommeliers in Canada and abroad. She was the first woman to reach the podium at the World’s Best Sommelier Competition, placing 2nd in Tokyo in March 2013.

SOIF is all about pleasure: the pleasure of discovering new wines, of tasting, exploring, learning and sharing. All in a very laid back, friendly and fun atmosphere.

Soif Bar à vin
88 rue Montcalm
Gatineau, QC J8X 2L7
(819) 600-7643

Mon – Thur: 11:30am – 10pm
Fri: 11:30am – 11pm
Sat: 4pm – 11pm
Sun: 4pm – 10pm

Where to Park
Meter parking is available on Rue Montcalm until 3pm. Paid parking lot in front of the Théâtre de l’Île available until 5pm.
Free street parking: Sainte-Bernadette, Charles-Bagot and Wright have 1hr parking and Taylor and de Carillon have 2hr parking.
Parking is free evenings after 6pm and on weekends on Rue Montcalm or in the municipal lot across the street.