Ice wine time


In 16-degree weather on Tuesday, Mazza Vineyards distiller Joe Nelson picks frozen vidal blanc grapes at one of Mazza's vineyards near Cemetery Road in North East Township, which is near North East, Pa. Mazza Vineyards co-owner Bob Mazza expected his crew to pick about 225 crates of grapes to make ice wine, a specialty dessert wine that requires grapes to be picked when temperatures are in the mid-teens.

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