Véronique Rivest is

2nd, WORLD’S BEST SOMMELIER

Tokyo 2013

Authentic wines made by passionate people

Soif Bar à vin
88 rue Montcalm
Gatineau, QC J8X 2L7
(819) 600-7643
info@soifbaravin.ca

Hours
Mon – Tues: 4:00pm – 10pm
Wed – Thur: 11:30am – 10pm
Fri: 11:30am – 11pm
Sat: 4pm – 11pm
Sun: closed

Gift Certificates

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.

FLIGHTS

Riesling… I love you. 22.5
VAlsace Rabari Riesling sur Schistes 2017, Durrmann
Alsace Riesling À 4 mains 2016, Pierre Frick
Majer Zemianske Sady Eggstasy of Wine Alpinist 2017, Slobodne

What’s this Minerality thing? 20
Fronton La Folle Noire d’Ambat 2016, Domaine Le Roc
DO Valle de le Orotava El Lance 2016, Suertes del Marqués
Aglianico del Vulture Messer Oto 2015, Madonna delle Grazie

BUBBLES2 oz4 ozBottle
Vouvray Brut 2015, Domaine Vincent Carême (chenin blanc)5.59.556
Bugey Cerdon Méthode Ancestrale 2017, Renardat Fache (gamay, poulsard)61164
Vin de Savoie Brut Les Perles du Mont Blanc, Domaine Belluard (gringet; Ayse)814.585

WHITES2 oz4 ozBottle
Envolée Vin de Miel, Ferme Apicole Desrochers3.55.532
Mâcon Villages 2017, Julien Guillot (chardonnay) 5L5.510--
Clairette Blanche Thirst 2017, Radford Dale (Stellenbosch, Afrique du Sud)5.51060
Alsace Rabari Riesling sur Schistes 2017, Anna, André et Yann Durrmann712.573
Majer Zemianske Sady Eggstasy of Wine Alpinist 2017, Slobodne (riesling; Slovaquie) orange7.51378
Tokaji Harslevelu Lonyai 2015, Tokaj Kikelet Pince Kft. (Hongrie)814.585
Yarra Valley EB33 Wessie Whites Final Fling 2017, Mac Forbes (sémillon […]; Australie)8.51590

REDS2 oz4 ozBottle
Venezia Giulia Rosso 2017, Villa Job (refosco)5952
Fronton La Folle Noire d'Ambat 2016, Domaine Le Roc (négrette)5952
Côtes du Rhône 2017, Le Caillou (grenache, syrah, mourvèdre, carignan)61165
VdF Uno Scugnizzo à NY 2014, Zélige-Caravent (carignan, cinsault; Languedoc)6.51270
Alvarelhao Alta Mesa Suspiro Del Moro 2016, Forlorn Hope7.513.579
DO Valle de le Orotava El Lance 2016, Suertes del Marqués (vijariego negro, tintilla, [...] ; Espagne)7.51482
Swartlard Black Rock 2015, Radford Dale (syrah, carignan, cinsault)814.587

COCKTAILS

Manhattan Blanc13Kilinger rye, Vergano vermouth
Le Flip13Chic Choc rum, Amernoir, egg, nutmeg
Margarita Rose11Tequila, lime, hibiscus, cranberry salt
Quina & Quinine12Maurin Quina, Gin Thuya gin, lemon, tonic
Penicillin14Ballantine's whiskey, ginger, lemon, Lagavulin

FOOD

Wine is better with food! Kris’ 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.

Workshops

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…download the Detailed List, then click Contact Us to send an email and let us know what you’re looking for!

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About

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
info@soifbaravin.ca

Hours
Mon – Tues: 4:00pm – 10pm
Wed – Thur: 11:30am – 10pm
Fri: 11:30am – 11pm
Sat: 4pm – 11pm
Sun: closed

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.