ONTARIO REGULATION 438/09

made under the

WINE CONTENT AND LABELLING ACT, 2000

Made: November 3, 2009
Filed: November 18, 2009
Published on e-Laws: November 20, 2009
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 5, 2009

Amending O. Reg. 659/00

(Content and Labelling of Wine)

Note: Ontario Regulation 659/00 has previously been amended. For the legislative history of the Regulation, see the Table of Consolidated Regulations – Detailed Legislative History at www.e-Laws.gov.on.ca.

1.  (1)  Section 2 of Ontario Regulation 659/00 is amended by adding the following subsection:

(1.1)  A winery that uses imported grapes or grape product in the manufacture of wine shall, in manufacturing all such wine during a year, use an average of 40 per cent of grapes grown in Ontario or grape product produced from such grapes to which no water has been added at any time, for wine that is packaged on or after September 1, 2010.

(2)  Subsection 2 (2) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

(2)  A bottle of a wine that is manufactured by combining grapes grown in Ontario, grape product produced from such grapes, other domestic grapes or grape product with imported grapes or grape product shall consist of no less than,

(a) 30 per cent of grapes grown in Ontario or grape product produced from such grapes to which no water has been added at any time, if the wine is packaged on or after the day Ontario Regulation 438/09 comes into force and before September 1, 2010; or

(b) 25 per cent of grapes grown in Ontario or grape product produced from such grapes to which no water has been added at any time, if the wine is packaged on or after September 1, 2010.

(3)  Subsection 2 (3) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “(2.1) or (2.2)”.

2.  This Regulation comes into force on the day it is filed.

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