Everything you need to know about icewine

9th October, 2018 by Edith Hancock

As the normal European harvest season starts to wind down, some producers are now turning their attention to their late-harvesting versions.

Bunches of riesling ice wine grapes.

Icewine is one of the latest-harvesting of all, and although higher average annual temperatures have affected yields in traditional production regions like Germany and Canada, new countries like China now have the opportunity to make their own varieties and cash in on a very premium product.

With one of the stars of this year’s Apprentice series launching her own icewine at the Wine & Spirits Show this week, we wanted to enlighten our readers on this niche but expensive wine.

Keep scrolling to find out all about the hard-to-find serve.

What is it, and how is it….

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2 Responses to “Everything you need to know about icewine”

  1. Van lam says:

    Hi I got a few bottles of icewine for six years now and it change the color it getting dark brown now, is that normal it still ok to drink it , please let me know if it still ok. Thankyou

  2. Dark brown occurring in wine usually indicates oxidation. Maybe the closure is allowing oxygen into the bottle.

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