i4c - Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration

Oregon has had their International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) since 1987, and Niagara has recently followed suit with their Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration (i4c) since 2011. Only a few years in it's already getting serious attention as top international wineries, speakers and journalists are participating in the 3 day event in Niagara. The idea is to showcase Canadian cool climate Chardonnay in a global context alongside visiting producers and their like-minded wines.

Having never been in the past and with more hype building, this year I decided to go as consumer and take in the event, have some fun and celebrate Chardonnay. Here are some highlights: