Press Room

Welcome to the Press Room for the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration. Here you will find the story of the i4C, information on the 2017 event and participating wineries and some image downloads. If you require additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact us at i4c@coolchardonnay.org.

GENERAL INQUIRIES, INTERVIEW REQUESTS:
Dorian Anderson
Event Director
dorian@coolchardonnay.org

MEDIA CONTACT AND ACCREDITATION:
Magdalena Kaiser
Wine Country Ontario Director of Public Relations – Marketing & Tourism
magdalena@wmao.ca

i4C IN THE NEWS:

Big brunch wraps up Chardonnay festival – Don Fraser, St. Catharines Standard

My Takeaways from the 2016 School of Cool – Tim Appelt, WineDiscovery

Celebrating The Summer Of Chardonnay – Tiffany Leigh, Huffington Post

Raise a Glass – Tiffany Mayer, The Hamilton Spectator 

Changing trends: What makes a Chardonnay cool – Beppi Crosariol, The Globe and Mail

The ABCs of Today’s Chardonnays – Rod Phillips, The Ottawa Citizen 

Chardonnay: A Short History of the Once Hated Grape – Bill Zackarkiw, Montreal Gazette

Family Style Feast – Canada AM

Massive Brand Chardonnays Still Deliver Balance and Refreshment – Toronto Sun

Unwined: Chardonnay – Not Just Your Momma’s Wine – Andre Proulx, The Torontoist

This Chardonnay Festival Has Become a Premier Wine Event in Niagara – Heather Wall, The Huffington Post

How I Found My Chardonnay – Tiffany Leigh, The Huffington Post

Niagara, Péninsule Gastronomique à Découvrir et Redécouvrir – Natalie Richard, The Huffington Post Quebec

MEDIA KIT

backgrounder

Backgrounder

event program

Event Program

Keynote speaker

Keynote Speaker – Karen McNeil

wineries

Wineries of the i4C

Wines

Wines of the i4C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i4C EVENT HIGH-RES IMAGES
For downloads, please email i4c@coolchardonnay.org

The Signature Event of i4C Weekend begins with the Grand Tasting of over 100 Chardonnays and Blanc de Blancs.

The Signature Event of i4C Weekend begins with the Grand Tasting of over 100 Chardonnays and Blanc de Blancs.

i4C weekend features Grand Tastings, al fresco dining events and The School of Cool - the industry educational seminar.

i4C weekend features Grand Tastings, al fresco dining events and The School of Cool – the industry educational seminar.

Over 150 Cool Climate wines will be poured in 2016. Chardonnay and Blanc de Blancs are featured throughout the weekend, with Pinot Noir, Gamay and Cabernet Franc making guest appearances at select events.

Over 150 Cool Climate wines will be poured in 2016. Chardonnay and Blanc de Blancs are featured throughout the weekend, with Pinot Noir, Gamay and Cabernet Franc making guest appearances at select events.