Liquor Control Board of Ontario
|Record #: CWD0596||Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017||Last Full Update: 06 May 2013|
|Description (Service)||The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) buys wine, spirits and beer from more than 70 countries worldwide for distribution and sale to Ontario consumers and licensed establishments. To provide this service, the LCBO operates five regional warehouses which supply about 600 retail stores across Ontario. Through this integrated distribution and retailing network, some 6,500 products are available to consumers. Customers can also obtain many other products that are not regularly listed in Ontario through the LCBO private stock and consignment programs, and through catalogues.
VINTAGES is LCBO’s premium wines and spirits business unit. VINTAGES products are available through the LCBO’s store network, including 260 corners and 102 sections in LCBO stores. VINTAGES releases more than 125 products every two weeks to the LCBO retail network. A wide assortment of products from some of the world’s best producers is also available through www.vintagesshoponline.com
In the interests of consumer protection, the LCBO regularly tests all alcoholic beverages sold in Ontario. This quality assurance testing ensures that all products sold by the LCBO, Ontario winery stores and Brewers Retail stores comply with the Federal Food and Drug Act, as well as the LCBO's high standards for quality and taste.
The LCBO has now replaced the Age of Majority Card with a new BYID (Bring Your IDentification) photo ID card to make it easier to determine whether customers are of legal drinking age (issued to persons between 19 and 35 years of age). Application forms can be picked up at all LCBO stores, or on the web LCBO website.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm, Sat 9 am-6 pm|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Toronto Downtown|
|Mailing Address||c/o HelloLCBO
1 Yonge St, Suite 1100
Toronto, ON M5E 1E5
|Physical Access||Partially Accessible|
|Office Phone||Contact Centre: 416-365-5900|
|Toll Free Phone||Contact Centre: 1-800-668-5226 (1-800-ONT-LCBO)|