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WINEMAKING

Hand-tended vineyards and thoughtful winemaking.

Have these award-winning wines shipped directly to your door!
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HAND-CRAFTED CHEESE

A Cultured Passion For Flavour

We handcraft artisanal washed, bloomy, natural rinds, lactic, and blue cheese, which are purposefully crafted to pair with our wines.
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Tastings

Paired with purpose.

Book your exclusive tasting experience on our private patio space. Choose between our deliberately chosen tasting options to find your favourite pairing.

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CORKS & CURDS CLUBS

CORKS & CURDS

Wine and cheese delivered to your home/office and more.

Enjoy quarterly shipments, preferred savings, first access to our Small Lot wines, exclusive offerings, complimentary tastings (by appointment) and be a part of the Upper Bench community. Choose from a wine only club or one of our wine and perfectly paired cheese clubs.

WHAT CLUB MEMBERS ARE SAYING

“Gavin, Shana, Sarah and all the staff are down to earth good people who pull off great wine and cheese as well as events to honor members creating a nice community.”

BARRY FULTON

“Gavin, Shana, Sarah and the entire crew at Upper Bench are warm and welcoming. We belong to several wine clubs in the Valley but Upper Bench is “the cream of the crop”…. Thanks for making our experience so much fun.”

GAYLE BUKOWSKY

“Wonderful pairings with fabulous wines and delectable cheeses! Upper Bench is a marvel, a treasure among the many wineries on The Naramata Bench.”

PATRICK DUNN

“Curds and Corks provides an unprecedented taste treat of excellent wines and cheese all in one place. We were hooked the first time we visited the winery in Penticton and have been members since, always excitingly looking forward to the next quarterly surprises.”

DUKE SNIDER & KELLI KRYZANOWSKI

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WINERY

Located on our 9.5-acre Estate within the newly registered Naramata Bench sub-GI in the South Okanagan of British Columbia, Canada. We are best known for award-winning big, bold reds and crisp, dry whites.

CREAMERY

We handcraft small batches of artisanal washed, bloomy, natural rinds, lactic, and blue cheeses in our creamery from 100% pasteurized cow’s milk. Our dairy maintains our Safe Food for Canadians Licence.