CGCN Certification Committee

About CGCN

CGCN's Certification Committee is comprised of members from grape and wine industry stakeholders throughout Canada.

Certification Committee Members

The Committee is chaired by CGCN’s Secretary, Robert Prange, and is comprised of individuals from, nurseries, wineries, research institutions, vineyard managers, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Agriculture and Agri Food Canada (AAFC), as well as the CGCN Board of Directors.

The Committee is currently drafting certification protocols and will recommend standards to the Board in 2018. Interested in becoming certified?

Our Certification Standards


The Committee meets bi-monthly to discuss efforts towards the certification process, and provide feedback to the Canadian Grapevine Certification Network's Board of Directors.

From time to time, the Committee is also called upon for an expert opinion based on the specialties of the members.

About The Board

BC Vineyard

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From Our Team

  • Canada's wine industry generates revenues of $1.2 billion and employs over 5,600 people. Exports of wine in 2016 equaled $133.6 million
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