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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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Video: International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C) 2022

By Jamie Goode, wineanorak.com I head to Canada’s Niagara wine region for the International Cool Climate Chardonnnay Celebration 2022, known simply as i4C. It’s a great event that brings together Chardonnay producers from around the wine world. Here’s a short film capturing a little of the Friday and Saturday night events. See the videos here.

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Chardonnay Will Define Us

By David Lawrason, Wine Align It is ironic and important that Canada is likely to be defined on the world stage by the world’s most popular and ubiquitous white wine grape. Couldn’t we have found something sexier and more exotic, like Austrian gruner veltliner or Greek assyritiko? Or sieggerebe from B.C.’s Lake Country, as was […]

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i4C: A seriously cool chardonnay celebration

By Leah Spooner, Vineroutes The 12th year of the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (branded as i4C by those associated with the three-day event) was certainly a well anticipated one after a two-year hiatus from the annual in-person celebrations. The Wine Marketing Association of Ontario, Grape Growers of Ontario, and 57 VQA Ontario wineries, put together an incredibly memorable […]

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CCOVI partners with industry event to highlight Ontario Chardonnay

July 29, 2022 by Andrea Peters, The Brock News The School of Cool is now out for the summer, but not before first providing valuable insight from Brock experts into cool climate winemaking and viticulture. Returning last week as a popular component of the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4C), the School of Cool was informed in […]

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Andrew Jefford’s Keynote Address to the 2022 School of Cool

July 22, 2022, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Hello everyone. It’s great to be here with you today, after all that we’ve been through since 2019. Imagine that wine … is music. What sort of music? Doesn’t matter. Whatever you love most. Do we even have to imagine? Wine is … a sort of music. It weaves patterns […]

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