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Who is your 2024 Ontario Wine Industry Champion?

2030 VISION:

Ontario’s VQA Wine & Grape Industry is building upon decades of success.

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The Niagara Region is ready to grow. By investing in the wine industry, Ontario will uncork a world of opportunity. Because wine is an accelerator for economic growth and job creation.

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WINE IS BEST ENJOYED IN THE RIGHT AMOUNT

WGO supports drinking in moderation and responsible wine consumption.

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We are generations of winemakers as well as new entrepreneurs. We cultivate vast acreages of grapes and smaller vineyards too. Together, we are proud of our international acclaim for award winning wines produced from the beautiful, rich and diverse Wine Country of Ontario.

Most of all, we are passionate about the grape and wine industry and truly committed to its continued success at home, in Canada and around the globe.

Sante! 

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Paul Bosc Jr. and Sr. of Château des Charmes checking grapes
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ONTARIO WINE GENERATES
$5.49 BILLION
Total economic impact
in Ontario

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ONTARIO WINE BRINGS
2.6 MILLION
visitors to the region

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OVER
22,300 JOBS
are created in Ontario as a result
of the Wine and Grape Industry.

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Craig McDonald from Trius Wines

OUR MEMBERS

  • MAKE OVER 80% of the wine produced in Ontario
  • PURCHASES THE VAST MAJORITY of the grapes grown by independent farmers
  • Operate the LARGEST TOURISM WINERIES in the province with the most visitors
  • MAKE OVER 50% of the wine made from 100% Ontario grapes
  • Are responsible for OVER TWO THIRDS of the increase in VQA sales at the LCBO over the past five years