While this last week saw the vineyards in the Okanagan reach optimum icewine grape-picking temperatures, last night (December 10) saw Niagara's Inniskillin 2003 Gold Oak-aged Vidal Icewine served to the revellers at the Nobel Peace Prize dinner, where U.S. President Barak Obama, the 2009 recipient of the award, was honoured.
The Vidal Icewine, served with a caramel-and-chocolate-glazed banana mousse and peanut meringue for dessert, capped the five-course luxury banquet held in the historic Mirror Room at The Grand hotel in Oslo.
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Did you know?
Inniskillin Wines, founded by Donald Ziraldo and Karl Kaiser, with wineries and vineyards in the Niagara Peninsula (Ontario) and the Okanagan Valley (British Columbia), was granted the first winery license in Ontario since Prohibition...
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