Eisheiligen

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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Germany’s Ice Saints, those whose commemoration days fall between 11 and 14 May, including St Pancras and St Boniface. After 15 May, Kalte Sophie or St Sophie’s day, the risk of spring frost in the vineyards is deemed past.