Vidal is a white hybrird grape variety that thrives in Canada, which is used to produce still, sparkling and icewine.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Vidal noted for its resistance to low tempreture, and refreshing acidity. It is perfect for icewine that has full-bodied and sweet aromas of honey, apricot, peach, pineapple and sweet citrus notes, with a crisp, high acidity and a light touch of minerality.

Fresh Vidal grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Vidal is widely grown in its native Canada, as well as in the north-east of United States. In Canada, Vidal is used to produce a variety of wines, including icewines and dry table wines. In the United States, Vidal is used to dry and sparkling wines. Vidal pairs well with a range of dishes, from seafood and poultry to Asian cuisine. It is also an excellent accompaniment to desserts and pastries.

Foods to pair with Vidal:

Asian food
Light meat
Fun Fact about Vidal
Vidal was created in the 1930s by French viticulturist Jean Louis Vidal by crossing the Ugni Blanc and Rayon d'Or grape varieties.

Top Wines with Vidal

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Inniskillin Vidal Icewine


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Inniskillin Vidal Icewine is a highly sought-after dessert wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in the renowned appellation of Niagara Peninsula, Canada, this wine is made from Vidal grapes grown in vineyards with unique climatic conditions. The winemaking process involves allowing the grapes to freeze naturally on the vine, concentrating their sugars and flavors. The result is a luscious and sweet wine with vibrant acidity, offering notes of tropical fruits, honey, and apricot. Inniskillin Vidal Icewine is a true testament to the winery's commitment to producing exceptional wines that capture the essence of the region.
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Food Pairing:
blue cheese
foie gras
fruit-based desserts
roasted nuts
spicy dishes
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