Ice wine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27319/all en Frozen grapes gathered under stars make Canada's icewine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/rpt-frozen-grapes-gathered-under-stars-make-canadas-icewine Malivoire, one of the Niagara region's boutique wineries, picks its icewine grapes by hand. For this annual rite of winter it relies on a corps of more than a dozen volunteers, selected by a lottery, to get the grapes off the vine and crushed at just the right moment.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/rpt-frozen-grapes-gathered-under-stars-make-canadas-icewine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dessert wine Ice wine Oenology Wine Food & Drink Canada Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:16:00 +0000 5737852 at http://www.globalpost.com High hopes for Japan's wine in the old world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/high-hopes-japans-wine-the-old-world <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A thousand years ago, a vine that had travelled from the Caspian Sea coast along Asia's Silk Road arrived in Japan, where its fruit was heralded as having unique medicinal purposes.</p> <p>Now the "Koshu grape" fills terraces on the foothills of Mount Fuji, where those in the know say it makes a pretty decent and uniquely Japanese white wine that industry leaders say they intend to export to the West.</p> <p>"The Koshu grape is well suited to the climate," said winemaker Naoki Watanabe. "Its skin is thicker than other varieties to better withstand the heavy rainfall we get here."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130407/high-hopes-japans-wine-the-old-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ice wine Japanese wine Wine AFP Mon, 08 Apr 2013 03:00:35 +0000 5805232 at http://www.globalpost.com Americans reap a bounty of advice on Thanksgiving wine http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131126/americans-reap-bounty-advice-thanksgiving-wine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Leslie Gevirtz</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - As <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/united-states">Americans</a> search for that perfect wine to complement the traditional Thanksgiving feast, experts smile, give a slight shake of their heads and say, just drink what you like.</p> <p>With so many different competing flavors at the Thanksgiving table, including the turkey, wines can be matched to the cranberry dressing, or even the marshmallows on the sweet potatoes, according to Doug Frost, a wine consultant for United Airlines.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131126/americans-reap-bounty-advice-thanksgiving-wine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Ice wine Pinot noir Rosé Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Nov 2013 18:35:33 +0000 6000667 at http://www.globalpost.com Feature: Icewine -- Canada's business card http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140524/feature-icewine-canadas-business-card <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Xinhua News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>VANCOUVER, May 23 (Xinhua) -- With summer just around the corner, many people are planning vacations. If your travels bring you to Canada, you must taste the famous icewine produced in Okanagan Valley and you would be well advised to take some home with you.</p> <p>The Okanagan Valley, a strip of southern B.C. famous for its long, deep lakes and hot, dry summers, is one of Canada's largest wine-growing regions, and a major source of icewine.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Xinhua News Agency.</a></p> <p>Xinhua is China's state-run news agency.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/xinhua-news-agency/140524/feature-icewine-canadas-business-card" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dessert wine Ice wine Wine Xinhua News Agency Sat, 24 May 2014 11:02:39 +0000 6156019 at http://www.globalpost.com