Véronique Rivest is
2nd, WORLD’S BEST SOMMELIER
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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.
Amalia Brut, Domaine Tselepos
Malagousia Vieilles Vignes 2017, Domaine Gerovassiliou
Petite Fleur 2017, Parparoussis
Cava Reserva Brut Nature 2014, Suriol
Jumilla Monastrell 2016, Altamente
Rubaiyat 2012, Barranco Oscuro
|BUBBLES||2 oz||4 oz||Bottle|
|Amalia Brut, Domaine Tselepos (moscofilero; Grèce)||5||9.5||55|
|Cava Reserva Brut Nature 2014, Suriol (macabeu, xarel-lo, parellada; Espagne)||5||9.5||55|
|VdF Piège à filles Méthode Ancestrale 2016, Les Capriades (cot, gamay; Loire) rosé||8||14.5||85|
|WHITES||2 oz||4 oz||Bottle|
|Castilla y Leon Verdejo 2016, Paramos de Nicasia (malvasia fina, verdero; Duero, Espagne)||4||7||42|
|Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2016, Antonio Failoni (Marches, Italie)||4.5||8||48|
|Côtes du Rhône La Grange de Piaugier 2016, Domaine de Piaugier (grenache, roussanne, viognier)||5||9.5||55|
|Petite Fleur 2017, Parparoussis (sideritis; Grèce) rosé||5.5||10||59|
|Mâcon-Péronne 2015, Domaine du Mont Épin||6||10.5||63|
|Poema 2016, Estelle & Cyrille Bongiraud (riesling; Serbie)||7||12.5||75|
|REDS||2 oz||4 oz||Bottle|
|Jumilla Monastrell 2016, Altamente (Espagne)||4.5||7.5||45|
|Côtes du Roussillon Walden 2015, Hervé Bizeul (syrah, grenache, carignan)||4.5||8||46|
|Vdf La Buvette, Castelmaure (grenache, carignan; Languedoc)||4.5||8||46|
|Venezia Giulia Rosso 2016, Villa Job (refosco)||5||8.5||50|
|Vino Rosso Gaio Gaio 2016, Massimiliano Calabretta (nerello mascalese, nerello capuccio; Sicile)||6||10.5||62|
|Rubaiyat 2012, Barranco Oscuro (syrah; Andalousie, Espagne)||7||12.5||75|
|Côtes du Rhône La Sagesse 2016, Domaine Gramenon (grenache)||8.5||15||90|
|Gose-a-rita||12||Tequila Cazadores, lime, Gose, salt|
|Mielacolada||14||Rum, Beezz IP, apricot, pollen|
|Gin & Fino||12||Tanqueray gin, Lustau fino, lime, jasmine syrup|
|Amaretto Sour||11||Avril, Chic Choc rum, lemon, egg white|
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.
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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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!
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.
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.