||What Form is used for
|To apply for membership. Membership is required to produce VQA wines. The membership year runs from April 1 to March 31. Applications made after October 1 of any given year will be subject to a fee of $500.00 plus HST. Lapsed members must reapply and pay the full application fee. Wineries that resign and continue to sell VQA wines must pay all membership arrears if they join within 5 years of resignation.
||$1,000.00 plus HST
||Online Contact VQAO for login information
|To apply to have wine evaluated and approved to use VQA terms and descriptors. Includes tasting, packaging review and laboratory testing.
||$ 260.00 plus HST
|For each product which is submitted for reconsideration having failed the initial taste panel evaluation.
||$107.00 plus HST
|Wineries and growers will be invoiced for monitoring services on a cost-recovery basis, in direct proportion to the number of brix tests conducted. All invoices will be sent to the grower or winery who registered the grapes. VQA Ontario will not re-invoice third party purchasers.
|To apply to have VQA wine certified for export to the European Union. Online processing is available for wines approved after April 1, 2009. For older wines, submit this form with a wine sample and a certificate of analysis. VQA Ontario does not provide export certificates or certificates of origin for other export destinations. A proof of VQA status document may be printed from the secure Wine Approval System under forms and reports for any individual wine.
||$ 50.00 plus HST
||Export Certificate Form (14KB)
|To report the transfer of wine from one VQA winery to another. This form must be completed before the time of transfer and submitted to VQA Ontario to retain eligibility for VQA status.
||Wine Transfer Form (48KB)
|Report sales of VQA wines on a monthly basis.
||$0.05 per litre sold
||Monthly Sales Report Form (xls, 1.4MB)
|Order VQA medallion stickers. Available in 25mm or 10mm format.
||$20.00 plus HST per roll of 1000
||Purchase Order - VQA Stickers (112KB)
|Request a change to the VQA regulations
||Request for Regulation Change (14k)
|For any re-inspection or additional site visit required due to winery staff absence or inability to provide information at the time of a scheduled inspection or audit.
||$250.00 plus HST