Sweet Liquid Gold

In knee-deep snow, workers at the Chateau Chantal winery near Traverse City, Michigan, harvest a late crop to make ice wine, one of this region’s most prized dessert wines.

Frozen grapes become ice wine at the Chateau Chantal winery near Traverse City, Michigan.
Frozen grapes become ice wine at the Chateau Chantal winery near Traverse City, Michigan.
courtesy Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau