Ontario moving to beef up support for wine industry

Good news for Niagara wineries.

The provincial government says it is investing 45-million dollars over the next three years to help Ontario's wineries and grape growers improve their productivity and competitiveness.

Jeff Leal, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs says changes will be made to better support Ontario's wine and grape producers so that they can to grow, create jobs and meet increasing consumer demand for world-class Ontario Vintners Quality Alliance wines.
Some changes include helping small- and medium-sized wineries access new retail sales opportunities in the LCBO and grocery stores through the VQA Wine Support Program.