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.

Economic Impact of the Wine & Grape Industry in Canada 2015

Read the report: Canada's Wine Economy - Ripe, Robust, Remarkable

BC Overview:

Canada Overview:

Economic Impact of the Wine & Grape Industry in Canada 2011

Read the report: Canada 2011 Wine Industry Economic Impact Report (2013 03)


BC LDB & BC Liquor Stores

Doing Business with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch and BC Liquor Stores - Industry webinar presentation from November 16, 2016. Questions and Answers on presentation.


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).

Please review this link for specifics.
If you have any questions, please contact Traci Deman (250-762-9744 ext. 105).


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 Submission (2013 09)


BC Wine Institute Wine & Culinary Tourism Strategy

Fiscal 2017 BCWI Wine & Culinary Tourism Strategy


BC Wine Export Strategy

BC Wine Export Strategy 2017-2020


BC Wine Institute Annual Reports

2017 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report

2005 Annual Report

2004 Annual Report


BC Wine Grape Acreage Reports

2014 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report

2011 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report

2008 BC Wine Grape Acreage Report


BC Wine Grape Crop Reports

2015 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2013 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2012 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2011 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2010 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2009 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2008 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

2007 BC Wine Grape Crop Report

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