Freezing Temperatures Bring Icewine Harvest to BC Wineries

BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes on December 5 and continuing into the early morning hours on December 6.

Freezing temperatures bring early start to BC’s Icewine harvest

  BC’s annual Icewine harvest has arrived just before the holidays, with the cold temperatures prompting wineries in the Okanagan Valley and Similkameen Valley to start picking grapes early for what can be expected to be a larger vintage than 2015. Icewine harvest began on December 6, 10 days later than last year’s start date … Read moreFreezing temperatures bring early start to BC’s Icewine harvest

BC Icewine Harvest Second Earliest on Record

BC’s annual Icewine harvest got off to a very early start this year, with cold temperatures prompting two wineries to start picking grapes on the second earliest day on record. The earliest harvest on record in BC was November 5, 2003. While this year’s harvest so far has been limited to just two wineries whose … Read moreBC Icewine Harvest Second Earliest on Record