We make the Ontario VQA wines you love.
We urgently need your help to keep producing.
Ontario’s VQA wine and grape industry is made up of mostly small and medium businesses that have a big impact on our economy.
11,000+ direct & indirect jobs tied to 100% Ontario Wine
cases of VQA wine sold
$2.4 billion+ economic impact
But Ontario’s 180 VQA wineries are being crushed by unfair taxes that are also costing you more.
Tax burden on local VQA wines because the government treats them the same as imports in the LCBO
Tax we are forced to pay (in addition to HST) on every bottle of VQA wine sold at the cellar door
Avg. total cost added to each bottle of VQA wine you buy because of government markups, levies and provincial taxes at the LCBO