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GTPulse: Ice Wine Season Comes Early at Chateau Chantal

December 18, 2019

It has to be 15 degrees or below to harvest the frozen grapes. Typically, temperatures aren't favorable for Ice wine harvesting until January but last week started the season started early when Brian woke up to nine degrees. He and a team of coworkers picked grapes in the freezing cold with 30 mph winds, which isn't where the labor-intensive process ends.