The Best Wines From Niagara’s Chardonnay Celebration: Huffington Post Canada

BY HEATHER WALL Winemakers have returned to their cellars, the white tents are down, glasses washed, empty bottles of wine recycled. It’s been a week since the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration in Niagara wrapped up the Fourth Annual event (i4C14). If you’re counting that’s 2000 attendees over three days, 58 wineries, 9 countries, 117 […]

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Bloggers talk i4C

From Sherry Galey on Still and All: July 26, 2014:  One of the highlights of summer so far was attending the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C) in Niagara.  Spending a weekend eating and drinking right in the vineyards of the region was the perfect way to love and appreciate summer! … For those whose only experience […]

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Cool Climate Chardonnay celebrates great white wines: Toronto Sun/Edmonton Sun

BY CHRISTOPHER WATERS British wine expert Tim Atkin kicked off the fourth annual International Cool Climate Chardonnay celebration in Niagara by showering praise on the guest of honour. Noting that Chardonnay plantings are increasing around the world, the London-based author and co-chairman of the International Wine Challenge suggested the world’s greatest white wine isn’t likely […]

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The 411 on the i4C: MyWineCanada.com

BY BEN MACPHEE-SIGURDSON Having just returned from the fabulous i4C (the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Conference) in Niagara, I’d be remiss if I didn’t talk about just how food-friendly and versatile the grape is when not hammered by crazy oak or over-ripeness. Of the 100ish (!) that I tried over the weekend, the best brought […]

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The Gray Report: July 23, 2014

BY BLAKE GRAY What does manipulation of wine mean to you? What does wine most taste like: the vineyard? The soil? The weather? The yeast? The barrels? The additives? We talked about “manipulation” of wine at the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration — the perfect varietal for the topic. And I discovered my palate isn’t […]

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