2024 Wine Law Conference & AIDV Canada Annual Meeting

AIDV Canada’s annual conference brings together industry, government and legal advisors across the Canadian wine landscape to share information and discuss legal, policy and business topics of common interest. The agenda and speakers reflect the national coverage of the Canadian Chapter and the broad scope of current legal issues facing the wine industry in Canada.


Wednesday, April 24, 2024


Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Suite 3200, Bay Adelaide Centre
North Tower – 40 Temperance Street
Toronto, Ontario

TIME (in person):  12:00 pm – 6:15 pm EDT (includes post-conference reception)

  • Members should arrive at noon for lunch and AGM
  • Non-members should arrive at noon for lunch
  • Conference starts at 12:30 for everyone

TIME: (virtual):  9:00 am – 2:00 pm PDT / 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT

  • Members should sign in at 12:00 pm EDT / 9:00 am PDT for the AGM
  • Non-members should sign in at 12:30 EDT / 9:30 am PDT for the conference start


Visit the Detailed Agenda page for more information.


  • In-person Member: $175
  • In-person Non-Member: $225
  • In-person Student: $50
  • Online Member: $75
  • Online Non-Member: $125
  • Online Student: $50

In-person registration includes lunch and tasting. Prices exclude tax.

Registration link will be sent to registrants a day or two prior to the conference.

Purchase in-person tickets here

Purchase virtual tickets here

ACCREDITATION: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits vary by province.

British Columbia: “AIDV2024” (3.5 hours)
Ontario and Quebec: Self-reporting (3.5 hours)


AIDV Canada members should join at 12:00 noon Eastern / 9:00 am Pacific for the Annual General Meeting.

Featuring speakers from:

  • Arnold Schwisberg Personal Law Corporation
  • DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
  • Farris LLP
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Ontario Craft Wineries
  • Ontario Wine Appellation Authority
  • Wine Growers Canada
  • And an Ontario bubbles reception

Thanks to our 2024 Conference Committee:

Lee Chitty, Cases & Cases (Ottawa)

Jennifer McKenzie, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (Toronto)

Daniel Hohnstein, Tereposky & DeRose LLP (Ottawa)

Chris Wilson, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (Vancouver)

Thanks you to our generous firm Sponsors:


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