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BCLDB AND LICENSING REGULATIONS FOR BC WINERIES January 11, 2012
Many policies and regulations govern those who hold winery licenses in BC. The Terms and Conditions for Winery Licenses in BC show some of these, but there are also interpretations of what are stated here as policies.
In addition there is the Liquor Distribution Act which gives the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) the sole right to purchase beverage alcohol both within BC and from outside the province, in accordance with the federal Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act.