Tag: Stoneboat Vineyards

Stoneboat Rock Opera 2017

Oliver’s Stoneboat Vineyards acquired by Verhoeff Family

 mywinepal  June 9, 2021

Breaking news in the Okanagan. Another BC winery has changed ownership.  This time it is Stoneboat Vineyards, who for me is best known for their Pinotage and their Piano sparkling wine.  Here is the press release announcement. ~~~ [Oliver, BC] The Verhoeff Group of Companies announces the purchase of Stoneboat Vineyards located on the Black Sage Bench in Oliver, BC. The business…

Stoneboat Pinotage 2007 with wine in glass

Stoneboat Vineyards Pinotage 2007 – Can a BC Red Wine Age 14 Years?

 mywinepal  May 6, 2021

Can BC wines age well?  That is a question that has been asked for a while.  A few years ago at a VQA Trade Seminar, I was able to taste a sample of aged, 10 years +, wines.  The wines were not past their prime and some could still age I believe.  So I was very curious about this bottle…

Bloom BC VQA Spring Release booklet

A Selection of BC Wine Gems from BC VQA 2019 Spring Wine Release

 mywinepal  April 26, 2019

Riesling, Pinot Gris and Viognier were prominent in this BC VQA Spring wine release tasting.  It is not surprising as white wine releases are more common in the Spring while more red wines are released in the Fall.  Viognier though I think made a bigger showing this year than in past years, and showed well.  Lots of fruit flavour and…

Bloom Spring wine release tasting

19 Crushable BC VQA Wines to Drink For Spring and Summer

 mywinepal  May 6, 2018

Do you know that the Okanagan Valley gets 2 hours more sunlight per day than Napa Valley during the July and August growing season and that the Okanagan is warmer and more arid than Napa?  We should be able to get great ripe fruit, but as well as the Okanagan being a desert climate, we also get cool evenings allowing…