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MGMT 252: Wine Industry Research


These are some local examples of regulatory information regarding wine. You will need to search for similar information about your selected region. Use a search engine like Google to find these with searches like "wine regulation Australia." Be critical of the websites you find. Are they reliable? Ask yourself: is it a government website? an established regulatory body or authority? an association? Where did this information come from? etc.

Resources below are from the Small Business Accelerator Program at UBC:


The BC VQA (Vintners Quality Alliance) program verifies that designated wines are made from 100% BC grapes and meet minimum quality standards as defined by the BC VQA Regulation

Canada Business Network - Permits and Licenses Search
Search for the permits and licenses applicable to your industry and location to meet all federal, provincial and municipal regulations.

Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB) - BC Ministry of Justice

The Liquor Control and Licensing Branch (LCLB) issues licenses in BC for making and selling liquor, and supervises the service of liquor in licensed establishments.

British Columbia Wine Act

The official regulation for BC wine

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