Regulation - LGIC

VQA wine closures and brix levels

Regulation Number(s):
O. Reg. 406/00
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
VQA Act, 1999
Summary of Decision:
The regulation was filed with the Registrar of Regulations. It takes effect on July 1, 2016.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
February 17, 2016
Summary of Proposal:
1. Remove the prohibition on placing the VQA logo or letters on wine closures

2. Lower the minimum brix level of all vitis vinifera Muscat grape varieties from more specific appellations than Ontario from 18º to 17º brix
Contact Address:
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Public Safety Branch
777 Bay St., 5th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M7A 2J3
Effective Date:
July 1, 2016