P.C. 2014-20 2014-01-28
His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, pursuant to section 32Footnote a of the Canada Agricultural Products ActFootnote b, makes the annexed Icewine Regulations.
Definition of wine
Marginal note:Icewine, ice wine or ice-wine
2 Only wine that is made exclusively from grapes naturally frozen on the vine is icewine, ice wine or ice-wine.
Marginal note:Production in Canada
3 It is prohibited for any person to label a product produced in Canada with the designation icewine, ice wine or ice-wine unless the product meets the standard set out in section 2 and an entity acting under the authority of the law of the province in which the product was made has determined that the product is wine that was made exclusively from grapes naturally frozen on the vine.
4 It is prohibited for any person to import a product that is labelled with the designation icewine, ice wine or ice-wine unless the product meets the standard set out in section 2.
Marginal note:Designation includes similar words
5 For the purposes of sections 3 and 4, the designation icewine, ice wine or ice-wine includes similar words, as well as abbreviations of, symbols for and phonetic renderings of those words.
Coming into Force
6 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.
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