O. Reg. 255/03: RULES OF VINTNERS QUALITY ALLIANCE ONTARIO UNDER CLAUSES 5 1 A, B AND C OF THE ACT RELATING TO TERMS, DESCRIPTIONS AND DESIGNATIONS FOR VQA WINE
filed June 19, 2003 under Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999, S.O. 1999, c. 3Skip to content
ontario regulation 255/03
made under the
Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999
Made: June 6, 2003
Approved: June 18, 2003
Filed: June 19, 2003
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: July 5, 2003
Amending O. Reg. 406/00
(Rules of Vintners Quality Alliance Ontario under Clauses 5 (1) (a), (b) and (c) of the Act Relating to Terms, Descriptions and Designations for VQA Wine)
1. Subsection 3 (5) of Ontario Regulation 406/00 is revoked and the following substituted:
(5) No person shall use on a label the word “organic” or any other word intended to imply that the product has been produced organically or in a manner that is sensitive to the environment unless the product meets the requirements of CAN/CGSB-32.310-99 ¾ Organic Agriculture, published on June 30, 1999, as that document read on the day before the day Ontario Regulation 255/03 comes into force.
2. Table 2 of the Regulation is amended by striking out “The wine shall be produced entirely from one or more vitis vinifera grape varieties in item 1 of Appendix B or the hybrid grape variety vidal, naturally frozen on the vine and pressed in a continuous process while the air temperature is minus 8°C or lower” in Column 2 opposite subheading “2. Icewine” under the heading “Wine Categories” in Column 1 and substituting the following:
The wine shall be produced entirely from one or more vitis vinifera grape varieties in item 1 of Appendix B or the hybrid grape variety Vidal, naturally frozen on the vine, picked while the air temperature is minus 8°C or lower and immediately pressed after picking in a continuous process.
Vintners Quality Alliance Ontario:
President and Chair
Dated on June 6, 2003.
Timothy Patrick Hudak
Minister of Consumer and Business Services
Dated on June 18, 2003.