A3 Québec presents its 6th Prix Hommage to Hubert Sacy, General Manager of Éduc'alcool for more than 30 years
December 10, 2021 - Yesterday evening, on the occasion of an intimate evening organized by Éduc'alcool in his honor at Château Ramezay in Old Montreal, the General Manager at the head of the organization for 30 years, Hubert Sacy, was surprised to see his retirement rewarded with the Prix Hommage from A3 Québec. A3 Quebec regroups 96 members, including 75 wine, beer and spirits agencies, whose activity accounts for more than 95% of sales at the SAQ.
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Pricing of wine and spirits: climatic conditions and increased production costs force producers to raise their prices
November 2, 2021- 
On the eve of the next price increase for alcoholic beverages sold at the SAQ, which is planned for November, the producers of these products, through A3 Quebec, which brings together the agencies representing wine, beer and spirits producers in Quebec, wish to explain the factors that are forcing them to increase the sales price of their products. Indeed, in addition to losses related to difficult climatic conditions in several regions of the world, production costs are constantly increasing while prices remain practically stagnant.

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SAQ price adjustments do not reflect the reality of the wine and spirits producers' market according to A3 Quebec

May 18, 2021 - While several consumer products are affected by significant price increases, A3 Quebec members, who represent 97% of the wine and spirits sold in the SAQ network, deplore the fact that the latter has not shown more flexibility in adjusting prices, which was expected by the producers they represent during the last negotiations.

Agents help provide Quebecers with a diverse range of wines, spirits and beers

April 14, 2021 - The centenary of the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) not only invites us to highlight the rich history of this institution, but for A3 Québec, it is a dream opportunity to celebrate the contribution agents for over 50 years.

Wine price: in search of the right balance 
November 11, 2020 - 
Message from the president of A3 Québec, Roch Bissonnette - Recently, the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) unveiled its new strategic plan for 2021-2023, the main purpose of which is to inspire the pride of Quebecers. This is a noble objective, considering that the SAQ will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year

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SAQ price adjustment: products sold in Quebec remain the most affordable in Canada
August 13, 2020 - 
A3 Québec welcomes the price adjustment announced by the SAQ today, which represents an average increase of $0.42 on 65% of products, while 33% are unaffected and 1.6% will be adjusted downward. This adjustment reflects the demand from wine, beer and spirits producers that A3 Québec's 70 agencies represented during their most recent negotiations with the SAQ.

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The Association québécoise des agences de vins, bières et spiritueux (AQAVBS) unveils a host of initiatives set to make a significant impact on the entire industry.
December 6, 2018  - On the eve of its 50th anniversary, the Association québécoise des agences de vins, bières et spiritueux (AQAVBS) announces that it will become A3 Québec and hold a new annual awards ceremony, the Prix de l'industrie.
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