O. Reg. 47/07: 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 February 13, 2007 under Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999, S.O. 1999, c. 3Skip to content
ontario regulation 47/07
made under the
Vintners Quality alliance act, 1999
Made: January 24, 2007
Approved: February 8, 2007
Filed: February 13, 2007
Published on e-Laws: February 14, 2007
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: March 3, 2007
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. Item 8 under the heading “Wine Categories” in Column 1 of Table 2 of Ontario Regulation 406/00 is revoked and the following substituted:
8. Vin du Curé
The wine shall be produced exclusively from fresh grapes that have been naturally harvested on the vine and subsequently dried.
The grapes used in the wine shall be grown within a geographical indication.
The wine shall be produced from grape varieties listed in Items 1 and 2 i of Appendix B.
The wine shall have an actual alcoholic content not less than 7.0% and not greater than 20.0% by volume.
After harvest, the grapes shall be left to dry on frames, mats, small boxes, or any other similar structure with a perforated bottom, in a dry, ventilated place until they yield a must of at least 27° brix when measured after transfer to the fermentation vessel.
The residual sugar and the actual alcohol shall result exclusively from the natural sugar of the grapes.
No sweet reserve shall be added.
Grape variety or varieties or proprietary name
2. Item 5 under the heading “Geographical Designation or Wine Category” of Appendix A to the Regulation is amended by striking out “32º” and substituting “27º”.
3. The Table to item 1 of Appendix B to the Regulation is amended by adding “Aglianico” in Column 1.
Vintners Quality Alliance Ontario:
Date made: January 24, 2007.
I certify that I have approved this Regulation.
Minister of Government Services
Date approved: February 8, 2007.