Message from the president

Quebec Ciders—More Popular Every Day!

It was my pleasure to accept the task of chairing the next Mondial des Cidres SAQ. As a cider producer myself, I have my heart set on promoting this extended family of artisans, who outdo themselves to give us a chance to drink complex and original products.

Once again, this year’s Mondial des Cidres SAQ will take place at the Complexe Desjardins in Montreal and will be part of MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE’s prestigious gourmet experience. This combination means we can celebrate the undeniable gourmet qualities of cider at the same time as its festive, modern side.

Just like in past years, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in all sorts of tastings. You’ll enjoy the quality and wide variety of products our cider producers will have to offer. As in previous years, on Saturday at 9 p.m., the Nuit blanche will be a chance for you to have fun dancing to electric rhythms.

Now I want to bring your attention to what’s new this year:

  • A grilled cheese bar will be on site all weekend long! What’s more, on Sunday, we’ll be hosting 100 people who will partake in a tapas feast prepared specially for brunch by our guest chef. And, of course, it will all pair with ciders!
  • During the two weeks leading up to the Mondial des Cidres SAQ, the Espace SAQ Origine Québec will be outside on the Place des Festivals where all MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE visitors can taste Quebec ciders. There will be different types of ciders and cocktails available. An incredible opportunity to try exceptional products!

When you look through our program, you’ll discover that cider has been revamped and is perfect for any occasion. A visit to the Mondial will convince you to put a glass of Quebec cider on your table more and more often, just like wine or beer.

Come one, come all to the Mondial des Cidres SAQ! Come talk to passionate artisans! Come taste their festive, original and high-quality products!

We look forward to seeing you!

Marc-Antoine Lasnier


Les Producteurs de cidre du Québec

Buy your tickets!