Aug 2011 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Canada Ontario Sets Maximum Bottle Weight The state-controlled Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) announced in June that it will not stock any wines packaged in a bottle weighing more than 420 grams, starting January 1, 2013. “The maximum glass weight will be 420 grams for wines packaged in non-Hock 750 ml bottles at or below a retail price of CAN$15,” Bob Downey, sales and marketing senior vice president for LCBO, wrote in a letter addressed to trade associations on June 1. &...
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