Tag: Gold Hill Winery

MyWinePal Top 4.5-5 Star Wines

MyWinePal’s Top 4.5 – 5 Star and 5 Star Wines for 2023

 mywinepal  December 14, 2023

This year I had many terrific wines to taste and review.  Wines that I rate as 5 star I deem as needing nothing to add or subtract.  They are perfect as-is.  I had one wine that reached that status this year so instead of making a separate article for that wine, I am including it in this article.  My 4.5-5…

BC Grape Harvest 2023 map

BC Winemaker’s Harvest 2023 Interview

 mywinepal  December 4, 2023

For the 2023 harvest, many winegrowers reported their earliest start on record due to a hot, sunny summer. What did Wines of British Columbia have to say? From Wines of British Columbia, “Going into the summer season BC wineries knew they were facing the challenge of a reduced wine grape crop. “A devastating extreme cold event in December 2022 impacted…

BC 2022 Vintage Preview mat with glasses

A Preview of BC’s Vintage 2022 With the Winemakers

 mywinepal  May 24, 2023  2 Comments on A Preview of BC’s Vintage 2022 With the Winemakers

In the late Fall, I interviewed a few BC winemakers about their 2022 harvest, but the wines were still fermenting in tanks, barrels or other vessels.  The winemakers sounded optimistic, thanks to the warm Fall weather.  But how would the wines taste?  This we explored with the following winemakers at the BC Vintage 2022 media preview: Laurent Fadanni, Whispering Horse…

Gold Hill Winery Cabernet Franc 2017

Quick Review: Gold Hill Winery Cabernet Franc 2017

 mywinepal  January 30, 2023

If you like, big, bold red wines, you should consider BC’s Gold Hill Winery’s wines.  I tasted their Cabernet Franc 2017 and it is top quality.  The winery noted that 2017 was a hot year providing a richer, bigger, bolder expression of their usual Cabernet Franc.  Let me tell you about it. My Wine Tasting Notes Gold Hill Winery Cabernet…

BC Wineries Harvest Interview 2022

BC Wine Makers Harvest 2022 Interview

 mywinepal  December 5, 2022

The 2022 harvest is the first after COVID restrictions have been lifted.  I am sure that lifting COVID restrictions was appreciated by BC wineries.  We had a cool start to the growing season, followed by mere mm of rain between July and mid-October so I’d guess the weather has had an impact on harvest and fermentation, but we shall see…

BC wine for the holidays

BC Winery Special Offers for the 2022 Holiday Season

 mywinepal  October 3, 2022

With the Holiday Season coming up soon, you may want to celebrate it with BC wine.  I compiled a list of BC wineries that have special offers for you of their wines for the months of October and November.  Stock up as you can never have enough good wine.  Check in to this article over the next while as more…

Gold Hill Winery Syrah 2018 and Merlot 2018

Two Big Red Wines from the 2018 Vintage by Gold Hill Winery

 mywinepal  October 2, 2022

2018 was a warm year in BC with a long Fall that caused our grapes to reach full phenolic ripeness.   I have two red wines from Gold Hill Winery‘s 2018 vintage showing black ripe fruit.  Buy them now to enjoy over the next few years.  My Wine Tasting Notes Gold Hill Winery Syrah 2018 (BC $42.99) This wine has 3%…

Gold Hill Winery Charisma Cabernet Merlot 2021 and Charisma Malbec 2020

A Little Charisma from Two Red Wines by Gold Hill Winery

 mywinepal  September 13, 2022

Here are two more Charisma wines from Gold Hill Winery.  The Charisma line of wines are meant to be charming approachable everyday drinking wines.  So something on the patio or at a casual lunch or dinner.  I tasted their Charisma Cabernet Merlot 2021 and their Charisma Malbec 2020. Gold Hill Winery is located in Oliver, BC.  Last year, 2021, as…

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thebcbasket.com Put Their BC Holiday Basket on Sale

 mywinepal  September 11, 2022

It is still September, but you may already be thinking about what gifts you want/need to purchase for December.  Maybe you have a wine & food friend or family member?  Here is a gift basket you may want to consider that comes with BC wine.  Here is the press release I received from thebcbasket.com.  Enjoy! ~~~ THEBCBASKET.COM IS BACK THIS HOLIDAY…

Gold Hill Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc Rose 2021Gold Hill Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc Rose 2021

Two Last BC Wines from Gold Hill Winery to Celebrate Summer

 mywinepal  September 9, 2022

We are set for a mini-heatwave, Friday – Sunday, this week. So get out and enjoy the sun on your patio, and maybe these two bright, fresh wines from Gold Hill Winery in Oliver, BC. I have their Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc Rosé, both from the 2021 vintage. Let me tell you about them. My Wine Tasting Notes Gold…