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 Eiswein

Icewine

Glossary term

Eiswein
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Term for a wine produced from frozen grapes. It has been in the Ancient wines have an "ice wine" is given, because the Roman poet Martial (40-102) reported by winemakers who brought frost in November staring grapes. Also in the first Century, described the scholar Pliny (23-79) on certain varieties, "You will not read more than it has frozen up." This indicates very confident and not just random production of ice wine out. Later this seemed kind of vintage and winemaking, however, be forgotten. Supposedly, the production of icewine was then at the end of the 18th Century in France rediscovered. Similar to the

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