Industry News

Wine Industry Leaders Honoured at the 2022 Canadian Wine Growers Symposium

Ottawa, ON – Wine Growers Canada (WGC), Wine Growers British Columbia (WGBC), Wine Growers Ontario (WGO) and Ontario Craft Wineries (OCW) are proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 Canadian Wine Industry Awards, the 2022 Wine Growers British Columbia Industry Recognition Awards, and the Ontario Wine Industry Champion Award which were all presented during a virtual ceremony today. This year’s distinguished recipients are: Canadian Wine Industry Award of Distinction

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Ontario’s Grape and Wine Industry Thanks the Ontario Government for Extending the VQA Wine Support Program and Renewing the COVID Recovery Funding 

NIAGARA, ON – Today the Government of Ontario committed to expanding funding for the VQA Support Program, extending the program through 2024/25, renewing the $10M COVID Recovery Fund for wine and cider and to continue working with our industry to ensure our long-term success.   “Our winery members are grateful to the Ontario government for today’s budget announcement”, said Carolyn Hurst, Chair of Ontario Craft Wineries. “Renewing the COVID Recovery

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Ontario Craft Wineries Releases New 5-Year Strategic Plan

“Growing, Trusted, Connected”   Charts a Positive Roadmap for Ontario’s VQA Wineries and Ontario Consumers   VINELAND, ON – The Ontario Craft Wineries (OCW) unveiled its new strategic plan at its winery townhall meeting today, under the leadership of its President, staff and board of directors. Following a six-month strategic review of the OCW’s objectives and operations, the new strategic plan will ensure that Ontario continues to be recognized as

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