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The VQA Act of 1999 Regulates Vintner Quality Alliance Wines:
Made from 100 per cent Ontario grown grapes of approved varieties with
85 per cent grown in a single vintage on the label and meeting a minimum sugar level.

Designated VQA:
100 per cent Ontario grown grapes, only from approved Vitis vinifera varieties and at least 85 per cent from a single designated area. Minimum 85 per cent grown from a single vintage indicated on the label.

Better Farming - March 2009