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ONTARIO BUDGET MISSES MARK, THREATENS SURVIVAL OF LOCAL ONTARIO VQA WINERIES

VINELAND STATION, ON – Ontario Craft Wineries (OCW) say the Ford government’s failure to provide meaningful relief and immediate tax fairness in its 2020 Budget puts at risk more than 11,000 jobs across rural Ontario. “This government came to office promising desperately needed support to Ontario’s wine-producing job creators. Two years later, they continue to tinker…

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ONTARIO WINE AND GRAPE INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE STUDY 2020

The fifth annual industry report conducted by VQA Ontario and Deloitte on behalf of the Ontario wine and grape industry provides an overview of the state of the  industry based on a comprehensive study of active wineries and grape growers to support the growth and success of the industry. As this is the fifth year…

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Starting a Winery in Ontario

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food has released Starting a Winery publication 815 to help understand the complexities of managing a commercial wine business in Ontario. The publication provides information on industry organizations, business planning and understanding regulations, licences and authorizations. The publication may be downloaded in PDF format at: Starting a Winery – (English)…

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Ontario Wine and Grape Industry Performance Study 2018

The fourth annual industry report conducted by VQA Ontario and Deloitte on behalf of the Ontario wine and grape industry provides an overview of the state of the  industry based on a comprehensive study of active wineries and grape growers to support the growth and success of the industry. Ontario Wine & Grape Industry Performance…

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Ontario Wine and Grape Industry Performance Study 2017

The third annual industry report conducted by VQA Ontario and Deloitte on behalf of the Ontario wine and grape industry provides an overview of the state of the  industry based on a comprehensive study of active wineries and grape growers to support the growth and success of the industry. Ontario Wine and Grape Industry Performance…

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Ontario Wine and Grape Industry Performance Study 2016

This is the second annual industry report conducted by VQA Ontario and Deloitte on behalf of the Ontario wine and grape industry. This report provides an overview of the state of the Ontario wine and grape industry based on a comprehensive study of active wineries and grape growers to support the growth and success of…

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THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE WINE AND GRAPE INDUSTRY IN CANADA 2015

Canada’s Wine Economy – Ripe, Robust, Remarkable March 2017 A Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP Report with special assistance from Rob Eyler, President, Economic Forensics and Analytics This study was commissioned by the Canadian Vintners Association, Winery and Grower Alliance of Ontario, British Columbia Wine Institute and theWinery Association of Nova Scotia View report here

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Ontario Wine and Grape Industry Performance Study 2015

This report provides an overview of the state of the Ontario wine and grape industry based on a comprehensive study of active wineries and grape growers to support the growth and success of the industry. This study was performed by VQA Ontario and Deloitte on behalf of the Ontario wine and grape industry. View Report…

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Tourism Research – Wine Country Ontario 2014

Research Objective Innovative Research Group (INNOVATIVE) was commissioned by the Wine Council of Ontario (WCO) to conduct the 2014 WCO Visitor Survey. The intercept survey was designed to determine the make-up and behaviour of visitors to Ontario wineries and included the following topics: Segmentation: age, gender, origin, lifestyle Wine Habits and Attitudes: general purchasing habits…

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Starting a Winery in Ontario 2013

This document serves two purposes: To help prospective winemakers understand the complexities of managing a commercial wine business in Ontario. Second, to guide commercial vintners through the process of preparing a business plan for establishing and operating a commercial winery in Ontario. A step-by-step reference to the rules, regulations, agencies and policies that govern the…

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