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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.

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 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

"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

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 cowโ€™s milk. Our dairy maintains our Safe Food for Canadians Licence.

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It's always all hands on deck during harvest, so today Wine Club Manager Sarah is helping process some Cabernet Franc grapes, which just happens to be her favorite varietal๐Ÿ‡ . . . #upperbench #naramatabench #bcwine #wine #bccheese #cheese...
We want to give a huge shout out to @minutemanpresspen and especially Geoff, who we deal with directly. Thank you! They do all our printing of tasting sheets, shelf talkers, rack cards etc and they're fantastic....
Absolutely stunning weather for mid October; what a gorgeous day! How are you enjoying this sunny Monday? โ˜€๏ธ โ˜€๏ธ โ˜€๏ธ #upperbench #naramatabench #bcwine #wine #bccheese #cheese #bluebirdsky #bluebirdday #vineyard #vineyardviews #vineyardvibes #naturalbeauty #lovewhereyoulive #naturelovers #beautifulweather #beautiful #view #views #mondaymood...
Some #sundaymotivation for everyone! ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿง€ . . . #upperbench #naramatabench #bcwine #wine #bccheese #cheese #sundayvibes #sundayfunday #sundayaffirmation #cheeseaffirmations #cheespiration #cheesey #cheeseygoodness #smiletherescheese #cheeseplease #cheeseallday #cheeselove
Our 2020 Carte Blanche is now available! Our Club members received this refreshing white blend in their September Club shipments and have been loving it. ๐ŸŒธ Nose: guava, white peach, grapefruit, honeysuckle ๐Ÿ‘ Palate: papaya, stonefruit, lychee,...
For the first time, we are processing our very own Upper Bench Estate Grown Cabernet Franc! Look at that beautiful color๐Ÿ‡ . . . #upperbench #naramatabench #bcwine #wine #cabfranc #cabernetfranc #estatecabernet #cabfrancismyfavorite #bcwinecountry #bcharvest2021 #crush #bccrush #bccrush2021 #harvest #harvesttime...