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Suggestions for any occasion

Here is a short list of mundane moments worth celebrating with a delicious and affordable bottle.

Moderation is always in good taste, but it’s also always nice to treat yourself to a great glass of vino! Life’s most cherished moments are often those we don’t plan or go out of our way to create. In fact, it’s the spontaneity of these moments that make them so unique and pleasurable. Nothing is more satisfying than stepping away from the humdrum of everyday life, even if just for a second or two – it makes us all feel a little rebellious, right?! With that in mind, here is a short list of mundane moments worth celebrating with a delicious and affordable bottle.

 

You survived Monday

Monday Frenzy is a thing, and it affects a lot of people. So from time to time, take a break from your weeknight routine, open a bottle of wine, sit back and relax. In fact, take it one step further and order in! Total freedom. Enjoy!

We suggest:

This wine showcases a nose releasing woody, empyreumatic and fruity scents.

Mirassou Pinot Noir

$14.95

Mirassou Pinot Noir

Red wine750 mlUnited States
Mirassou Pinot Noir

Mirassou Pinot Noir

$14.95

Red wine750 mlUnited States, CaliforniaSAQ code : 10845681

 

Dinner delivery

Whether it’s Monday or Friday, it’s nice to take a break from having to cook dinner. Any night becomes a little more festive when you order in pizza, chicken or Thai! If weather permits, why not take your dinner outdoors and let the kids play just a little longer than usual?

We suggest:

This lovely aromatic wine with floral notes on the palate, combined with balanced touches of Muscat.

Adega de Penalva Dao 2017

$11.90

Adega de Penalva Dao 2017

White wine750 mlPortugal
Adega de Penalva Dao 2017

Adega de Penalva Dao 2017

$11.90

White wine750 mlPortugal, Dâo E LafôesSAQ code : 12728904
  • Grape variety(ies):
  • Encruzado, 
  • Cercial, 
  • Malvasia fina

 

You found $20 in the pocket of your winter jacket

There may still be snow on the ground, but it’s time to store your winter jacket for the next few months. But before you do, you want to make sure it’s clean, right? So you empty the pockets before throwing it in the washing machine and – score! – you find a $20 bill! Why not celebrate your find with a bottle of wine?

We suggest:

This refreshingly wine with good dose of acidity and prominent notes of candied cherries, cocoa, wood and spices.

Bodegas Paniza Viñas Viejas de Paniza

$15.90

Bodegas Paniza Viñas Viejas de Paniza

Red wine750 mlSpain
Bodegas Paniza Viñas Viejas de Paniza

Bodegas Paniza Viñas Viejas de Paniza

$15.90

Red wine750 mlSpain, Vallée de l'EbreSAQ code : 12721905

 

You’re binge-watching your favourite show

Long gone are the days when you had to wait an entire week before watching a new episode of your favourite show! Nowadays, you can binge-watch several episodes in a single night. So get comfy on the couch, balance your dinner plate on your knees, pour yourself a glass of wine and hit PLAY!

We suggest:

Enjoy this dry, medium-bodied and spicy red featuring refreshing acidity.

Sirius Merlot / Cabernet

$13.90

Sirius Merlot / Cabernet

Red wine750 mlFrance
Sirius Merlot / Cabernet

Sirius Merlot / Cabernet

$13.90

Red wine750 mlFrance, BordeauxSAQ code : 00223537

 

Last-minute 5 à 7

You’ve got nothing planned and at the last minute you decide to invite a friend over for an impromptu 5 à 7. No need to slave over a huge fancy dinner, just grab some snacks, a good bottle of wine and start catching up!

We suggest:

This delicious blend of Grenache, Carignan and Syrah, with a lingering finish and wisps of smoke, garrigue and ripe black fruit aromas.

by Jeff Carrel Les Darons 2017

$16.30

by Jeff Carrel Les Darons 2017

Red wine750 mlFrance
by Jeff Carrel Les Darons 2017

by Jeff Carrel Les Darons 2017

$16.30

Red wine750 mlFrance, Languedoc-RoussillonSAQ code : 13072601
  • Grape variety(ies):
  • Grenache, 
  • Carignan, 
  • Syrah

 

You have to file your income taxes

OK, time to stop procrastinating: the deadline is fast approaching! Thank your loyal financial advisor (dad, cousin or neighbour) with dinner and a glass of wine. And because the wine we’re suggesting is affordable, no need to wait for your return before splurging!

We suggest:

The Curator, a South African red from A.A. Badenhorst estate – guaranteed to please!

A.A. Badenhorst Curator 2017

$13.65

A.A. Badenhorst Curator 2017

Red wine750 mlSouth Africa
A.A. Badenhorst Curator 2017

A.A. Badenhorst Curator 2017

$13.65

Red wine750 mlSouth Africa, Western CapeSAQ code : 12819435
  • Grape variety(ies):
  • Cinsault, 
  • Grenache, 
  • Syrah, 
  • Mourvèdre
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