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A sweet, concentrated wine made from grapes that froze on the vine.
- ‘One advantage that Canadian winegrowing has over almost all other winegrowing nations is its capacity to produce reasonable quantities of the rarest of wine styles, ice wine.’
- ‘Its 40-odd vineyards produce award-winning wines - including the famed ice wine, produced in the winter when the temperature drops to -15 and the grapes are harvested in the evening by hand and crushed immediately.’
- ‘This is the stage where most grapes for pudding wines are picked, but for ice wine there is another essential ingredient: frost.’
- ‘I've only ever found one type of beer I liked (it was made from heather or maybe clover), I despise most wines (unless incredibly sweet like ice wine or port) and anything hard has to be mixed with something else to kill the taste.’
- ‘Some of the growing regions in Canada offer ideal conditions for producing ice wine, and some of the world's best now come from Canadian vineyards.’
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