The Facts

Economic Impact

The Ontario wine and grape industry has an economic impact of $4.4 BILLION and 18,000 jobs

THE GRAPES

Ontario is home to over 17,000 acres of grapes which grew 81,000 tonnes of grapes for wine production in 2019

WINERIES

Over 175 VQA registered wineries in Ontario

Retail

Ontario wines are available from the wineries, LCBO, grocery stores, farmers markets, direct to home and restaurants

76.8 MILLION LITRES

of Ontario wine sold in the province in 2019/20

Taxes

Over $755 million in federal and provincial taxes and liquor board mark-up are generated by the wine industry in Ontario