Regulation - LGIC

Minimum Ontario Grape or Grape Product Requirement

Regulation Number(s):
Regulation 659/00
O. Reg. 81/11
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Wine Content and Labelling Act, 2000
Summary of Decision:
Amended regulation was filed on March 25, 2011
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
January 27, 2011
Summary of Proposal:
The Ontario Government is proposing an amendment to Regulation 659/00 under the Wine Content and Labelling Act, 2000, that includes all of a winery’s non-VQA wines in the calculation of the average 40% minimum Ontario grape content requirement for wines packaged on or after September 1, 2010 and before March 31, 2014.
Also, the Government proposes to make a housekeeping amendment to the requirement that wineries provide records, by specifying that these records be provided to the Registrar of Alcohol and Gaming, an official of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).
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:
July 1, 2011