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What is a VQA wine?

BC VQA wines are made from 100% BC-grown grapes, which have been approved through a strict quality assurance program.

BC VQA WinesWhat does VQA mean?

VQA stands for the Vintners Quality Alliance, the independent body that monitors BC's appellation of origin system. British Columbia Wine Authority is the provincial governments’ official regulator, authorized to respectively oversee and enforce BC VQA regulations and standards.

All wine-producing countries have standards for their best grape-growing regions. In BC, always look for VQA on the label to be sure a wine is made with 100% BC grapes. 

You'll Love BC VQA Wines for Their Versatility

Winemakers in BC grow a broad range of grapes, including Chardonnay and Cabernet Franc. Such diversity makes it extremely easy to pair with food. BC VQA wines are the perfect accompaniment to menus created from locally sourced ingredients.

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  • I just wanted to take the time to thank you for the lovely wine tasting we had on September 14th. You accommodated 22 of us and everyone was made to feel welcome and really enjoyed their time. We will definitely be back!
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