October 15, 1999 Swiss Vintners Carve Wine Cellar Out of Glacier W inemakers in a small town in southern Switzerland have given new meaning to the term "ice wine." Faced with a shortage of cellars in which to stock its dessert wine, the Mathier family, which owns the Nouveau Salquenen winery, came up with a novel idea: storing six barrels of the 1997 vintage in the high Alps, in a snow- and ice-covered cave deep inside the Rhone glacier.
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