Véronique Rivest is
2nd, WORLD’S BEST SOMMELIER
Authentic wines made by passionate people
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.
VdF La Miss 2016, Haut Lavigne
Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Tibouren 2017, Clos Cibonne
VdF Castor 2017, Les Arches de Bellivière
Cava Reserva Brut Nature 2015, Suriol
Manchuela Rosado Las Canadas 2018, Ponce
Conca de Barberà Feedback 2014, Succés Vinicola
|BUBBLES||2 oz||4 oz||Bottle|
|Vin du Québec Redbulles 2018, Négondos (sainte-croix; Mirabel)||6||11||66|
|Méthode Traditionnelle Non Dosé Rosé, Patrick Piuze (pinot noir)||6.5||11.5||68|
|Crémant du Jura, Michel Gahier (chardonnay)||7.5||13.5||79|
|WHITES, ROSÉS, ORANGES||2 oz||4 oz||Bottle|
|Vin blanc orange 2018, Domaine Beauchemin (osceola muscat, vidal; Québec) orange||4.5||8.5||49|
|Mosel Riesling Trocken LS 2015, Clemensbusch (Allemagne)||6||11||66|
|VdF La Miss 2016, Haut Lavigne (sauvignon, sémillon; Sud-Ouest)||6.5||11.5||67|
|White Blend Suisun Valley King-Andrew 2016, Forlorn Hope (chenin, vermentino; Californie)||6.5||11.5||69|
|IGP Spergola dell'Emilia Bora Lunga 2017, Cinque Campi||7||13||76|
|Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Tibouren 2017, Clos Cibonne rosé||7.5||13.5||79|
|VdF Algotest 2018, Olivier Lemasson (aligoté; Loire)||8||14.5||87|
|REDS||2 oz||4 oz||Bottle|
|Emilia Rosso Trebbiollo 2017, La Stoppa (barbera, bonarda; Émilie-Romagne)||5||9||53|
|Diano d'Alba 2017, Camparo (dolcetto; Piémont)||5.5||9.5||57|
|VdF Le Poil de La Bête, Nicolas Reau (grolleau, gamay; Loire)||5.5||10||59|
|Sopron Kékfrankos Balf 2016, Franz Weninger (Hongrie)||5.5||10||59|
|Naoussa Xinomavro Terre et Ciel 2017, Thymiopoulos (Grèce)||6.5||11.5||67|
|Conca de Barberà Feedback 2014, Succés Vinicola (cab. sauv, ull de llebre, trepat; Espagne)||6.5||12||70|
|IGT Rosso Veronese Arcum 2015, L'Arco (molinara, corvina, rondinella; Vénétie)||8||14||84|
|Whiskey Sour||12||Whiskey, rhubarb amaro, lemon, egg white|
|Ti' Punch||11||Dark rum, hibiscus, lime|
|Sip Sip||14||Sotol, lime, chili, salt|
|Québec Mojito||12||Pur vodka, Desrochers vermouth, mint, lime|
|Bone Machine||14||Bourbon Jim Beam, Oloroso, Amaro Meletti|
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…download the Detailed List, then click Contact Us to send an email 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.