The Kelowna winery's vineyards have some of the oldest vines in Canada. where originally planted
in 1928 by J.W. Hughes during a time when good agricultural land was plentiful.
Since 1984, the Gebert Family use sustainable farming practices on their 76
acre vineyard, to produce wines that reflect the terroir of the north
Okanagan valley under the St Hubertus & Oak Bay label.
The winery is also the home of Chasselas grape. Chasselas or Chasselas blanc is a wine grape variety grown mainly in Switzerland, France, Germany, Portugal, Hungary, Romania, New Zealand and Chile. The Gebert Family hails from Switzerland. The Key Principle are brothers Leo and Andy.
They have planted 4 of their 32 Hectares in Chasselas. Reto, Leo's son has recently taken over as vineyard manager. Leo and Andy's wifes (sister) both work in the winery.
The winery is also known for its Riesling Awarded The Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Excellence in British Columbia Wines in 2016. 2017 SavorNW Wine Awards. St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery took home a Double Gold 2014 St. Hubertus Vineyard Riesling
Oak Bay Gebert Fam Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 won Gold at the All Canadians.
The family believe in minimal intervention when creating their wines full of flavour and soft tannins to show off the complexity associated with the Old World,but with the clean fresh fruit flavours of the New World. Creating the wines involves; 100% organic estate grown fruit & less winemaking intervention.
Leo and Any Gebert
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery has achieved Organic and Salmon Save certification.
St Hubertus & Oak Bay Estate Winery Ltd.
5205 Lakeshore Rd
Kelowna BC Canada