me too! But I could eat it any day of the year!
Jeeez when did loving herring become a sexist thing in Denmark!
There is a readon: they are served with snaps, strong alcohol.
In english you would not write "the winter" unless you mean one specific winter.
We use "the winter" to mean winter in general in the Northeastern US.
I'd say you could use either to mean the same thing (winter in general).
One might, but one does not have to. The answer "... in Winter" should be allowed.