Ice Cider is a delicious and sophisticated sweet wine made from apples using natural cold weather to concentrate the flavors and the sugars of the fruit before fermentation. Originally developed in Southern Quebec, it has a remarkable complexity and balance that is usually associated with fine dessert wines. Ice Cider is becoming recognized as a premier North American specialty.
The Vermont Ice Cider Association is a group of dedicated artisanal producers committed to making Ice Cider in the tradition established by our Quebecois neighbors just to our North. We share with them a frosty winter climate, a centuries-long heritage of apple culture, and a passion for quality.
Welcome to the home of Vermont Ice Cider
100% Vermont apples
No added sugar, color or flavoring
Pre-fermentation sugar content of not less than 30° Brix achieved solely by natural cold concentration
Finished residual sugar content of not less than 130 g per litre
Alcoholic strength of between 7% and 13% by volume
Defined in accordance with Quebec designation rules ~
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