Ferment on premises

Learn about the ferment on premises licence.


The AGCO licences and regulates how ferment on premises facilities operate in Ontario. These are places that allow customers to make their own beer or wine onsite for personal use.  

These places can’t exchange or give alcohol on the premises. They also can’t:

  • sell wine or beer
  • offer to sell keep (store) wine or beer with the intent to sell  
  • produce wine or beer to sell 

Learn more on how to: 


Learn how to apply for a ferment on premises licence in Ontario.

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Manage your licence

Find out how to change, renew or transfer an existing ferment on premises licence.

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