"Join us for our 5th Anniversary Celebration!
The signature event of the i4c weekend, the Cool Chardonnay World Tour showcases the world’s best Chardonnay and Ontario’s best cuisine.
The evening begins with the Grand Tasting – the only public tasting event that showcases all of the wines of the i4c. Taste your way through the realm of Cool Climate Chardonnays - from lively unoaked wines to smooth and rich barrel-aged vintages. The popular ‘What Kind of Cool Are You?’ station will return for the 5th anniversary event - an interactive palate profiling tasting of four exemplar Cool Climate Chardonnays.
During the tasting, exploring the incredible flavours that marry so well with Chardonnay including Canadian oysters by oyster aficionados Tide & Vine Oyster Co. and some incredible Canadian cheese. Then join Chef Paul Harber (Ravine Vineyard Restaurant) and Chef Craig Youdale (Canadian Food & Wine Institute) and their dream team of region’s top Vineyard Chefs (Jason Parsons - Peller Estates Winery Restaurant; Ryan Crawford - Backhouse; Justin Downes - Vineland Estates Winery Restaurant; Andrew McLeod - new restaurant TBA; and Adam Hynam-Smith - El Gastronomo Vagabundo) who will present a family-style feast highlighting the bounty of Ontario.
After dinner, enjoy the “Après Chardonnay” bar featuring the Ontario winemakers' favourite RED varietals, the popular Craft Brewery bar, and dance under the stars.
5:00pm - 7:30pm - Grand Tasting
7:30pm - 9:30pm - Al Fresco Feast served Family Style with a ""world tour of Chardonnay"" and special library Chardonnays
9:30pm - 11:30pm - Apres Chardonnay Bar, live entertainment
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