Chef Tim Mackiddie, Smoke and Barrel Niagara

Chef Tim Mackiddie is part of the team for Chardonnay in the Vineyard About Chef Tim Mackiddie, Smoke and barrel Niagara Born in Niagara Tim was introduced to the world of food and wine at an early age. Tim’s father is a Vineyard Manager, so growing up he was surrounded by the knowledge of winemaking […]

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Chef Ryan Crawford & Brett Rumble, Ruffino’s & BarBea

Chef Ryan Crawford & Brett rumble will be a part of the Chardonnay in the City culinary crew on Friday, July 22nd at Market Square. Martha Brett and Ryan Joined forces in 2018 to bring the Niagara region Ruffino’s Pasta Bar Gill and BARBEA Wine Shop & Snack Bar. Born out of COVID, these two […]

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Jeremy Choy & Pooja Bakshi, Chaat Spot Indian Street Eats

Jeremy Choy and Pooja Bakshi will be a part of the Chardonnay in the City culinary crew on Friday, July 22nd at Market Square. Jeremy Choy and Pooja Bakshi are owner operators of Moksha Indian Bistro and Chaat Spot Indian Street Eats, restaurants, catering and events. Pooja’s family pioneered Indian cuisine in the Niagara Region, […]

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Kristie Willms, Groundswell Coffee Company

Groundswell Coffee Company is excited to pair their incredible beverages with delicious desserts prepared by their friends at Niagara Food Company at the Friday night Chardonnay in the City event at Market Square. We’re Groundswell, a mobile cafe in the Niagara region. We exist to serve you good coffee wherever you are. The coffee that […]

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Chris Waters, Wine and Spirits Columnist , The Globe and Mail

Moderator of the i4C22 School of Cool Great Chardo Swap Sessions  Christopher Waters is the wine and spirits columnist at The Globe and Mail, education director of IWEG Drinks Academy and a WSET certified instructor at the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute, Brock University. For 21 years, he was the editor/co-founder of Canada’s largest circulation wine publication, VINES, and author […]

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