Marichel Vineyards

Marichel winery wooden sign

Marichel prioritizes in quality over quantity, specializing in small batches of just two classic Naramata Bench varietals – Viognier and Syrah. . The hands-on winemaker spends the majority of his time tending vines, ensuring the formation of fine wine.

Nichol Vineyard

Nichol’s great reputation for winemaking is purely based on quality, and being one of the oldest wineries on the Naramata Bench means they have plenty of experience to draw from. If you want to try some true Naramata reds, this is the place. Small yet bright tasting room with fabulous views and patio.

Serendipity Winery

Serendipity winery entrance gate

Serendipity is something of a hidden gem. From the road, the winery looks unassuming. But true to this winery’s name, it’ll feel like a happy accident as you turn the corner to find one of the most beautiful properties on the Naramata Bench.

Therapy Vineyards

As their slogan goes…everyone needs a little therapy. Wine therapy that is! And what better place to get it then this stunning property overlooking Okanagan Lake. Therapy’s bright and airy tasting room sits on top of a vineyard slope, with plenty of floor to ceiling windows to take it all in.

Kettle Valley Winery

Kettle Valley Winery is one of the oldest on the Bench, being issued only the third winery license for the area way back in 1992. Keeping things modest, the tasting room is located in the garage they used to make wine in during those early days.

Joie Farm Winery

Celebrating the ‘art of good living,’ JoieFarm has one of the larger acreages on the Naramata Bench. Taking a fairly non-interventionist approach towards winemaking, the self-taught owner sways towards Burgundian varietals such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Gamay plus Alsatian varietals like Riesling and Gewürztraminer.

Van Westen Vineyards

Any fans of big, bold reds should make a beeline for Van Westen. Despite having over 50 years of farming tradition, the Van Westen family are unpretentiousness and enthusiastic about making great wine.

Elephant Island Winery

Elephant Island winery elephant shaped road sign

Elephant Island Winery is a long standing member of the Naramata Bench wine scene and one of the most distinctive wineries in the area. With their passion for fruit wine, you can expect a diversity of taste and flavours.

Deep Roots Winery

Deep roots winery driveway road sign and building

The ‘Deep Roots’ in question are the Hardman family’s 100+ years of experience farming the Naramata Bench. As many as four generations of family members have toiled land locally!

Lake Breeze Vineyards

Perched high on a hill overlooking Okanagan Lake, visiting the sprawling Mediterranean inspired complex of Lake Breeze is like stepping into a little piece of Italy. The first wines on this property were planted in 1985, making them some of the oldest on the Naramata Bench.