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Les Assoiffés Wine Show

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SOIF Bar à vin is delighted to present the 2nd edition of its annual wine show, the Salon des Assoiffés!!! A wine show for those who are thirsty!

Saturday, July 20th

Come join us for an afternoon of tasting, discovery, learning, and fun at the beautiful Museum of Canadian History.

What can you expect? Hundreds of wines and products, presented by over thirty exhibitors, to taste. Exhibitors include a selection of Quebec’s top producers (wineries, breweries, cideries, distilleries, etc.), and the fabulous wine agents with whom we work… and who carry authentic, terroir-driven wines from around the world that we serve and love. This will be your chance to taste, and then order, some of the same great wines and products that we have at SOIF.

The price of the ticket includes entry, all tastings and masterclasses, as well as a souvenir glass.

Tickets available on Eventbrite

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A big thank you to Outaouais Tourism for the support offered to our wine show, the Salon des Assoiffés. It’s always a pleasure being able to work together to put a spotlight on our beautiful Outaouais region!
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Wine Pairing Throwdown: Véronique vs. The Staff

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Tuesday, May 28th

It’s time again for our annual competition, where world famous sommelier Véronique Rivest competes against our all-star team of sommeliers! Join us for a 4-course meal, where each course will be served with 2 wines: one selected by Véronique and one chosen by our sommeliers-servers. You will then be the judge, and decide which wine is the better match. We’ll keep score, and the winner gets bragging rights!

Will Véronique remain the champion again this year or will the staff regain their lost title?

Please call 819-600-7643 for reservations.

$110 + tax and service
All allergies and dietary intolerances must be communicated at the time of the reservation.

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Canada's 50 Best Bars

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We’re honoured and humbled to have made the list of Canada’s 50 Best Bars by Canada’s 100 Best!!!

A big congratulations to The Moonroom, Union Local 613, Bar Laurel & Belmont for also making the list of Canada’s top 50 bars, and to Atelier, Riviera, Fairouz, North & Navy, Stofa Restaurant & Les Fougères for being named amongst Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants of 2018!

Ottawa-Gatineau is proud. ❤

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Wines selected by Véronique Rivest… at 30,000 feet

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February 9, 2017 (Gatineau) – Soif – Bar à vin is proud to announce a partnership between world renowned Quebec-based sommelier Véronique Rivest and Air Canada, Canada’s largest domestic and international airline.

As part of a new livery unveiled by Air Canada to celebrate its 80-year history and Canada’s 150th anniversary, the airline wanted to showcase Canadian talent and premium on-board products.

As Air Canada’s new sommelier, Véronique Rivest will develop the wine program with a selection of Canadian, as well as old and new world, wines that change seasonally to highlight the best wines to be enjoyed at 30,000 feet. Véronique will also expertly pair the wines with the dishes created by British Columbia-based chef David Hawksworth, which showcase some of the finest Canadian ingredients from across the country.

During the launch event in Toronto today, guests were treated to a sampling of some of the new onboard menu choices that will be available for Air Canada passengers starting this April; notably, a Vineland Estates Winery white wine from Ontario’s Niagara region and Les Athlètes du Vin, a French Pinot Noir.

The first wine list curated by Véronique Rivest will be available to Air Canada’s International Business Class passengers in April.