Ontario Chardonnay Grabs the Spotlight

by David Lawrason, winealign.com There was big news out of London, England last week when Hidden Bench 2018 Felseck Vineyard Chardonnay from Niagara’s Beamsville Bench took a “Best in Show” award at the massive Decanter (Magazine) World Wine Awards.  Press releases gushed and social media was all a-twitter with worthy praise for Hidden Bench. On […]

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Last call! Unique opportunity closes Monday, July 19 at noon

COOL CHARDONNAY VIRTUAL DINNER CELEBRATION | Saturday, July 24, 2021 | 7pm – 10pm | Ordering closes Monday, July 19 at noon $198 for a gourmet meal for two, ready to prepare, and three bottles of Chardonnay (2 VQA Ontario, 1 International), delivered to your home.* Additional ‘Discovery Trios’ of wines are available for $99. […]

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A toast to the enduring success – and continuing evolution – of chardonnay

by Christopher Waters, special to The Globe & Mail As the world’s most popular white wine, chardonnay commands the spotlight. Despite its ubiquity, it has never lost its lustre, because consumers continue to enjoy drinking it – and winemakers around the world love to make it. Steve Weber, winemaker at De Bortoli Wines in Australia’s […]

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Chardonnay shift

Wine producers have moved toward a fresher, more complex style of the popular white by Ben Sigurdson, Winnipeg Free Press A few days ago the Decanter World Wine Awards, one of the globe’s biggest and most prestigious, announced the winners of its 2021 competition. More than 18,000 wines from 56 countries were entered in the […]

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Keeping the “i” in i4C 2021 – International Virtual Week

Our international producers are not going to be with us in person for i4C this year, but they certainly will be in spirit, and definitely in our glasses! And to help keep the “international” front and centre as we prepare for the 2021 International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration, we’ve got five producers around the globe […]

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