Cool Climate Chardonnay Celebration: Down and Dirty with the Grape

In part two of our video chat below, Brian Schmidt of Vineland Estates Winery talk about the I4C event in Niagara this weekend. You can also watch part one of our conversation about cool climate chardonnay.

What makes it different from warm climate chardonnays?

What are the 5 elements of “cool”? altitude, latitude, maritime influence, climate, winemaking style

What is minerality: taste or texture? Compare it? Really from stones?

Anything But Chardonnay, nasty acronym ABC: Why did chardonnay get such a bad rap?

What are you favourite food pairings for cool climate chardonnay?

Tell me about the events at the celebration such as getting to blend your own wine and boot camp?

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See all wine video chats here.

Is there someone else with a fascinating wine story whom you think I should interview?

Please e-mail me: natdecants@nataliemaclean.com

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