There’s no cooler way to learn about chardonnay

By Carmelo Giardina, VineRoutes

When Michelle Cherutti-Kowal, MW stands up to speak, it’s hard not to be lured in by her impeccable knowledge drawn from years of experience tasting and judging wines.

As the keynote address speaker and host of two discussion panel masterclasses at i4C in Niagara-on-the-Lake – one of North America’s biggest wine celebrations that puts the spotlight on cool climate chardonnay – Cherutti-Kowal spoke of her own relationship with wine before presiding over both “Learn to taste like a Master of Wine” and “Filling in the ‘Blancs’” to a captivated audience.

Celebrating its 13th anniversary in 2023, the i4C is a huge operation and has easily become one of the most anticipated events on the wine calendar each year. This four-day celebration offers exceptional experiences for everyone who wishes to take part – with the ‘School of Cool’ educational day being the highlight for trade and media from around the world to come together.

Read on in VineRoutes.