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BC icewine hopes rise as chill rolls in

November 21, 2013
By Kelowna Daily Courier


November 21, 2013, Kelowna, BC – A forecast of steadily dropping temperatures has Steve Dale rubbing his hands in anticipation of an early harvest of icewine grapes.

If an expected Arctic cold front pushes the mercury below minus 10C, the owner of Rollingdale Winery plans on giving a late-night phone call to a half-dozen friends to help pluck chilled Pinot Gris grapes from the West Kelowna vineyard. READ MORE