Regulation - Minister

Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999: Proposed Regulation Amendment --Sauvignon Blanc

Regulation Number(s):
Ontario regulation 406/00
Instrument Type:
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999
Summary of Decision:
The regulation was filed with the Registrar of Regulations and took effect July 1, 2012.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
March 19, 2012
Summary of Proposal:
The amendment would add the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc to the list of permitted varieties for Aromatic Sparkling wines. This change would affect Appendix C of the regulation.
Sauvignon Blanc was not commonly grown at the time the list of permitted varieties for Aromatic Sparkling wines was originally developed. Adding Sauvignon Blanc to the list would reflect that this is now a well established variety used for table, sweet and sparkling wines.
Contact Address:
Jordana Berke
Ministry of Consumer Services
Policy & Consumer Protection Services Division
5th Floor, 777 Bay Street
Effective Date:
July 1, 2012