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Here’s where we put all the coolest i4C info – stories, menus, features – that help bring our events to life for you!

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i4C: Celebrating the Original Cool Grape

“The weekend was a great success, in part because of the number of high quality wines and participants.” By Treve Ring, Gismondi On Wine, August 25, 2017 In mid-July I joined hundreds of fellow wine folk in Niagara to celebrate the original cool grape: chardonnay. The seventh annual International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C) saw 59 […]

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3 Ontario wines that are worth a try

“I was in Niagara-on-the-Lake for i4C, the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration. The annual three-day conference is for both wine consumers and the wine trade, and it’s chock-full of seminars, tastings, dinners, and more. Should you find yourself in the neighbourhood next July, I’d recommend pencilling it in on your calendar.” By Kurtis Kolt, The […]

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i4C Wrap-up

“This was straight up the best wine event that I attended – whether you had a love of Chardonnay or not …” By Andre Proulx and Michael Pinkus, 2guystalkingwine, August 15, 2017 Michael Pinkus, Andre Proulx and i4C Chair Stacey Mulholland get together to review #i4C17. Interesting conversation between hard-core ABC-er Michael and Chardonnay super-fan […]

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Oh Canada!

“Our neighbors to the north are making some of the most vibrant wines in the New World.” By Karen MacNeil, winespeed.com, Aug. 10, 2017 Recently, I was in Ontario at the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration to give the keynote speech (title: The Theory of Cool). Over the course of 3 days, I tasted a […]

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The School of Cool: Chardonnay, I Do It My Way

“… the i4C assembled a group of wine makers from Ontario, BC, California, France, Spain, and New Zealand.” By Karl Kliparchuk, mywinepal.com, August 9, 2017 This seminar’s goals according to the organizers are to answer the following, “Winegrowers love Chardonnay for its versatility. 10 winemakers will defend the stylistic decisions they make with each vintage, from homages to […]

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