Naramata Bench Wines


Naramata Bench Wineries Association

​The Naramata Bench Wineries Association is a membership collective of artisan wine and beverage producers, dedicated to crafting delicious drinks on the Naramata Bench, in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. 


Our Vision

The Naramata Bench is globally recognized as Canada’s most charming wine community, crafting consistently delicious wines.


Our Mission

To promote the Naramata Bench Wines regional brand to have the strongest premium brand awareness and value perception of all Canadian wine regions within British Columbia, Canada, and the global wine market; and

To support the Naramata Bench community to thrive over generations of vintages.

Naramata Bench Wines


We welcome wineries, cider houses, breweries and distilleries licenced to produce craft beverages on the Naramata Bench, (north of Johnson Road in Penticton, to Paradise Ranch at the north end of Naramata Road,) as members. In process of licensing? You can join as an associate member.

Get to know us…

We are guided by an enthusiastic volunteer board of directors, and supported by dedicated consultants. 

Board of Directors

BJ Tumanut

General Manager, JoieFarm Winery

Natasha Sadowy

General Manager, Little Engine Wines

Heather Watt

General Manager, Deep Roots Winery

Rebecca Mikulic

Owner, Three Sisters Winery

Gavin Miller

Winemaker, Upper Bench Estate Winery

Kathy Malone

Winemaker, Hillside Winery

Launa Maundrell

Independent Consultant


Dorothy Paukste

Finance, Administration & Special Projects Manager


Colin Ross, Trade & Media Liaison

Colin Ross

Media & Trade Liaison


Join us

Want to become a member of our association and enjoy the benefits of working collaboratively with other producers?