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.

Parka-clad workers handpick clusters of frozen grapes a the Chateau Chantal winery near Traverse City, Michigan.
Parka-clad workers handpick clusters of frozen grapes at the Chateau Chantal winery near Traverse City, Michigan.
courtesy Traverse City Convention & Visitors Bureau