Presented by VQA Wines of Ontario, the Wine Marketing Association of Ontario and the Grape Growers of Ontario
Join special guests and some of the brightest talents in the world of Cool Climate viticulture and winemaking as they explore three provocative topics with accompanying tastings.
7:30am – Registration
8:30am – Keynote speaker address, three industry sessions, includes continuous coffee break and lunch
3:30pm – Industry Networking Event – A meet-and-greet event for international winemakers and media and Ontario wine-industry guests, with a selection of Chardonnays poured by their makers in a collegial setting.
Session 1: Everything you ever wanted to know about LEES but were afraid to ask
Moderated by: Eugene Mlynczyk, Master of Wine
Session 2: It’s not just the heat, it’s the volatility: Weather volatility and the impact on Chardonnay production.
Moderated by: Jim Willwerth, Viticulturist, CCOVI at Brock University
Session 3: The Changing Faces of Chardonnay:
How are consumer’s tastes and perceptions changing around cool climate Chardonnay styles?
Moderated by: Julia Harding, Master of Wine
Tickets include three industry sessions with tastings, keynote address, lunch and industry networking session. Complimentary parking at Niagara College with shuttle service to the event.
There is no parking available on site at White Oaks Resort.
Shuttle details will be available at COOLCHARDONNAY
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Tickets are non-refundable.