BC Wine

British Columbia is home to some of the finest wineries in the world, each with its own unique blend and flavor. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or just starting to explore the world of wine, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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BC Wine Authority?

The British Columbia Wine Authority is an independent regulatory authority to which the Province of British Columbia has delegated responsibility for enforcing the Province’s “Wines of Marked Quality Regulation”. Building truth in labelling and consumer confidence in BC Wine.

Our friendly and informative staff are always here to help and provide assistance to members, whether it be a labelling question, grower or membership or other support.

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Become a Member

Licensed wineries in British Columbia are welcome to become members of the British Columbia Wine Authority. As a Member you will stay informed about industry issues, receive voting privileges on industry regulations and at our Annual General Meeting

Industry Resources

Need information on who to call? Or what your next steps are? Check out these valuable links and information.




The earliest record of wine grapes being planted in BC is 1907.

Currently about 11,000.

Currently about 200.

BC VQA panels run about every two weeks anywhere from one to four sessions or up to 55 wines/session. For more information please see “What is BC VQA?”

The BCWA sends LDB an approval list of certified BC VQA products about every two weeks on the Friday before noon. Wineries can follow up directly with LDB. For more information please see “Industry Resources – LDB”

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