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Icewine Festival Brings Sparkles and Pairing

January 21, 2015 6:15 pmViews: 138

The Icewine Festival brings sparkles to its host Niagara-on-the-Lake in Canada.

Icewine Festival Brings Sparkle Ice and Pairing ideas that you can do at your wedding..

The Niagara Icewine Festival brings sparkles from the grapes that are ready for the harvest.

If you are looking for wine ideas for your wedding, check out the Icewine Festival brings sparkle pairing and signature cocktail ideas.

As the temperatures begin to drop in Ontario Canada, the winemakers are starting to prepare for an icewine harvest. They watch in anticipation for the 8oC requirement for picking.  While the harvest date of icewine changes every year, the time for its biggest celebration is always the same. It kicks off in January and takes place over three weeks in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Visitors from all over the world take part in the largest Outdoor Icewine Cocktail Competition. It is when the main street transforms into an winter wonderland that feature icewines from the wineries in the area. As well as the local chefs start to create icewine culinary pairing creations.

The Icewine Festival in Canada brings icewine pairing ideas to try at home.

Icewine Cocktail Competition during the Festival in 2014.

The competition is a perfect place for you to pick up ideas for your wedding signature drink. As it also offers the cocktails to the guests to taste so that their reactions can help the judges decide who will win the top honor.

Held in the town’s Courthouse it is where the icewine makers are pairing their favorite VQA wines with the chef dishes.

The Niagara Icewine Festival Brings Sparkles and Pairing with favorite wines.

The evening event tops the night with fireworks alongside the Icewine Village. It is also where the ice carving competition winners were chosen prior to the evening dining event.

A dinner is held outdoors that the chefs to embrace winter, and you can sit amidst the setting of beautiful ice sculptures.

The Icewine Festival Co-Chair Paul Harbor said, “We are closing the celebrations with Shop, Sip, Sample and Savour. As it is an afternoon of culinary and icewine outdoors with side trips inside the warm and welcoming shops.”

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