BCWI Reports and Files
The following are various reports prepared by, or on behalf of, the British Columbia Wine Institute. For further information regarding the BCWI, its publications or programs, please contact the British Columbia Wine Institute directly.
Doing Business with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch and BC Liquor Stores - Industry webinar presentation from November 16, 2016. Questions and Answers on presentation.
BC Wine in Grocery - The Facts
Q & A from BCWI Chairman Shaun Everest regarding recent questions about BC wine in grocery stores.
Open Letter: BC VQA Wine Store Channel
Open Letter from BCWI Chairman informing membership about the Board's work on the store file.
BCWI's letters to municipalities:
BCWI BC VQA Wine Store Model Update (September 2016)
BCWI BC VQA Wine Stores will transition from “Stores on Consignment Model” to “Stores on Purchase Model” (i.e. wines bought outright by the stores directly from the wineries).
Change of BC VQA Wine Stores from consignment to purchase required revisions to the LDB winery agreements which the LDB has already communicated directly with wineries.
The transition is scheduled to occur on January 02, 2017, including the changeover/purchase of current consigned wine inventory.
Overwaitea Food Group (Stores on Purchase model) will be communicating directly with wineries regarding specifics.
Remaining “Stores on Consignment Model” may choose to continue the consignment model until their current operating agreements expire OR, they may choose to switch to the Purchase model January 2017 or later (with BCWI approval).
Canada's Wine Ecomony - Ripe, Robust, Remarkable
BC Liquor Policy Review
BC Wine Institute met with Parliamentary Secretary Yap on September 11, 2013 to provide input to the BC Liquor Policy Review. BCWI's submission can be found on the Review website or you can click below.
BC Wine Institute Wine & Culinary Tourism Strategy
BC Wine Institute Annual Reports
BC Wine Grape Acreage Reports