Fairport vineyard hosts 11th Annual Ice Wine & Culinary Festival

February 16, 2019 11:22 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The cold winters are common to this area, making production of ice wine possible -- the main feature of this festival at Casa Larga Vineyards in Fairport. 

The main criteria for ice wine production is harvesting grapes frozen on the vine instead of picking and then freezing them. Harvesting happens only when the temperatures dip below freezing.

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Five wineries and a lcoal distillery will be a part of this year's festival that runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday.

The Casa Larga Vineyard is located at 2287 Turk Hill Road. 


Tim Hansen

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