Act

Minimum Ontario Grape or Grape Product Requirement

Regulation Number(s):
O.Reg. 438/09, amending O.Reg. 659/00
Instrument Type:
Act
Bill or Act:
Wine Content and Labelling Act, 2000
Summary of Decision:
The Ontario Government has amended Regulation 659/00 under the Wine Content and Labelling Act, 2000, that requires a 30% minimum Ontario grape or grape product per bottle of wine. Effective September 1, 2010, Ontario wines made from a blend of domestic and imported grape or grape products must contain on average for a winery’s total annual production of blended wines 40% Ontario grape or grape products with a minimum of 25% per bottle.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
10-MCS003
Posting Date:
January 27, 2010
Summary of Proposal:
The Ontario Government has amended Regulation 659/00 under the Wine Content and Labelling Act, 2000, that requires a 30% minimum Ontario grape or grape product per bottle of wine. Effective September 1, 2010, Ontario wines made from a blend of domestic and imported grape or grape products must contain on average for a winery’s total annual production of blended wines 40% Ontario grape or grape products with a minimum of 25% per bottle.
Contact Address:
Ministry of Consumer Services
Policy and Consumer Protection Services Division
Sector Liaison Branch
777 Bay Street, 5th floor
Toronto ON M7A 2J3
Effective Date:
September 1, 2010
Decision:
Approved