Role of the CVAQ
The CVAQ ensures that the specifications are maintained and updated. He supervises the recognition and approval procedures for PGI wines. He is responsible for delivering training and managing the approval committee during the organoleptic examination or the approval tasting that will allow the wines to be marketed. It also provides support to winegrowers in their PGI designation procedures.
The CVAQ works with important partners, including the Council of Reserved Appellations and Enhancing Terms (CARTV), ECOCERT CANADA the certification organization and the Conseil des vins du Québec.