The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is responsible for administering the Liquor Licence and Control Act, 2019 (LLCA), which together with its regulations and the standards and requirements established by the Registrar establish the licensing and regulatory regime for most aspects relating to the sale, service and delivery of liquor in Ontario.

Among its regulatory activities in the liquor sector, the AGCO is responsible for issuing endorsements to eligible wineries to operate wine boutiques in grocery stores, and ensuring that products are sold responsibly and in accordance with the law.

This portal is intended for those wine boutique endorsement holders.

Use the resources below to help you apply for an authorization or to better understand your obligations under Ontario’s regulatory framework for liquor sales in grocery stores.

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