The restaurants support of buying local also includes its 100% BC VQA (Vintners Quality Alliance
) wine list and B.C.
Grapegrowing has existed since the 1850s, with the "modern era" beginning in the early 1990s, following the provincial government's NAFTA-induced scheme to replace labrusca with vinifera and British Columbia's Vintners Quality Alliance
(VQA) initiative instigated by Harry McWatters (formerly of Sumac Ridge) and Gray Monk's George Heiss.
* The decal VQA (Vintners Quality Alliance
) indicates official approval by this regulatory and appellation system and guarantees the high quality and authenticity.
VQA: Vintners Quality Alliance
, this seal signifies that the wine has been tested and meets a series of standards set by a board of local vintners, grape growers, and wine experts.
In 1988, a country-wide appellation system, Vintners Quality Alliance
(VQA), was introduced, originally in Ontario and shortly thereafter in British Columbia.
Most ice wine in Canada is produced under Vintners Quality Alliance
Renewed in the 3rd Session, The Vintners Quality Alliance
Act and the Child and Family Services Amendment Act were debated and passed.
La Loi sur la societe appelee Vintners Quality Alliance
et la Loi modifiant la Loi sur les services a l'enfance et a la famille ont donc refait surface a la troisieme session pour etre adoptees apres un debat.
British Columbia Vintners Quality Alliance
(BC VQA) wine is being featured in all BC Liquor Stores, and sommeliers and chefs are teaming up for wine and food-pairing events in BC VQA wine stores.
Wines from Vintners Quality Alliance
Ontario (VQA) deservedly enjoy the acclaim they are getting in the province, and they benefit from government funding for promotion and marketing.
These changes will better support Ontario's wine and grape producers so that they can continue to grow, create jobs and meet increasing consumer demand for world-class Ontario Vintners Quality Alliance
Hudak said Ontario wineries need these Vintners Quality Alliance
(VQA) Ontario wine stores because only 10 of 49 top Ontario-made wines are sold in Liquor Control Board of Ontario stores.