LCBO Wine Bottle Weight (Empty/Glass)

420g 750ml
“The Canada Bottle”

Effective in 2014, the LCBO announced that new regulations will be put in place in 2016 to reduce the amount of glass used in wine bottles.

Breakdown for Glass Weight (in grams)

    • 750ml => 420g
    • 1000ml => 550g
    • 1500ml => 700g

While some leniency exists for the Vintages/Classics products, a surcharge will be added to products that are heavier than the above values.

Official announcement can be found HERE

Another public announcement was made on LCBO.com with 420g => “The Canada Bottle” Read more HERE


LCBO Product Packaging Standards (pdf)

Product Packaging Standards PDF can be viewed below.  Direct Link HERE


LCBO Product Packaging Standards

Simple Label and Carton (Shipping Container) Requirements examples:

The Product Packaging Standards are quite strict in Ontario, however, full details are published in PDF format on the LCBO Trade website. You can view it here.

Before any purchase order is placed by LCBO, the supplier must commit to providing a product which adheres to all LCBO product packaging standards. Fees are applied against the payment of the order in the event that these standards are not adhered to.

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