Barrel-Cellar-Dinner_s

The Facts

ECONOMIC IMPACT

The Ontario wine and grape industry has an economic impact of $4.4 BILLION and 18,000 jobs

WINERIES

Over 145 VQA registered wineries in Ontario

66 MILLION LITRES

of Ontario wine sold in the province in 2014/15

THE GRAPES

Ontario is home to over 17,000 acres of grapes which grew 52,000 tonnes of grapes for wine production in 2014

RETAIL

Ontario wineries operate more than 290 winery retail stores in communities across the Province

NIAGARA PENINSULA

The Niagara Peninsula accounts for more than 90% of Ontario’s grape growing volume