STARTING A WINERY
Starting up a commercial winery is a complex process that can be exciting and challenging at the same time. We can assist you not only to do it right, but to setup you up for long term success.
For a full guide with detailed information on starting up a Winery in Ontario, visit the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs website,
1. Business Advisory
Provide ongoing sound practical advice towards achieving world class excellence in winery operations .
2. Production Plan Development and Implementation
Based on your marketing plan for targeted styles, number of brands and sku's, as well as standard cost per litre, we can assist you to stream map and implement all business and regulatory Value-Added winery operations that are required to manufacture your wine from vineyard to finished goods delivery.
Additional elements covered:
Initial recipe development with specifications and standard cost targets.
Production workflow, layout and movement of materials, targeted to maximize quality, productivity and safety.
Equipment requirement identification, sourcing, placement and maintenance targets.
Internal Quality Control standards setup.
Oak program, wine ageing and storage requirements.
Raw materials identification, sourcing, storage and perpetual inventory replenishment.
Cleaning and sanitation program.
KPI's setup to measure production performance.
Winery Operations human resource requirements.
Guidance on wine tracking system selection or setup of a manual wine tracking system.
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For any support setting up a New Winery not captured in our coverage, we are glad to refer you to a relevant expert.