Naramata Bench

La Frenz Winery on the Naramata Bench is home to a Liqueur Muscat, a fortified wine made in a luscious, sweet, richly flavoured style of the fortified Muscats of the Rutherglen region of northeast Victoria in Australia. more

Jul 1, 2017 12:00 AM Innovations

Serendipity Winery Door

Photo by Gary Symons

Fans of Serendipity’s excellent wines will get a welcome surprise when they visit the Debeck Road winery this year. more

May 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

From five star restaurants to rustic picnic areas, Okanagan wineries are rightly renowned for adding value to the wine tasting experience. And in May the JoieFarm Winery on Naramata Bench upped their game even farther with the opening of Picnique. more

May 30, 2017 12:00 AM News

Lunessence – working with the moon and the essence of nature, is the philosophy of the owner and manager of a new winery in Summerland opened in 2015. more

Apr 10, 2016 12:00 AM Articles


Photos by Tina Baird

You never know how far you can go when you decide to make wine in your apartment. Such was exactly the case when brothers-in-law Bob Ferguson and Tim Watts, who wanted to grow grapes as a hobby, decided in 1986 to buy a small piece of land. more

Feb 16, 2016 11:53 AM Articles

Naramata Hayseeds

Kirsten Wakal

This year’s annual Naramata Tailgate Party was held at the Red Rooster Winery. Two dozen Naramata wineries and six restaurants got together on September 12 to create a night to remember. more

Oct 9, 2015 12:00 AM News

Ambrosia Slushie

R Buchanan

Tucked into an orchard along the Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) trail, The Trail Store Fruit & More is the perfect place to take a break from your activities. Owned and operated by local orchardist Rod Hollett and his wife Darlene. more

Jul 7, 2015 3:26 PM Innovations

Twenty - four member wineries of the Naramata Bench Wineries Association are circling their trucks on September 12 for the Okanagan's wine party of the season. more

Jul 7, 2015 11:59 AM Articles

The idea for the book resulted from the Naramata Bench Wineries Association visits each year to Victoria to host our Spring Wine Release Events. more

Jul 6, 2015 12:00 AM News


Kirstin Wakal

The Annual Naramata Bench Tailgate party was a sold event again this year! The theme this year was Fish n’ Sips – A Naramata Picnic at the Beach. more

Sep 25, 2013 4:28 PM Articles

Don Triggs

Michael Botner


Dec 11, 2012 3:23 PM Articles

Tail Gate Party 2014

Kirsten Wakal

It was sold out well in advance and the reasons were quite evident if you managed to get there – it was fantastic! The September 13 Naramata Tailgate Party was blessed with perfect weather and a gorgeous sunset. more

Oct 1, 2014 11:03 AM , , , News