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Bench 1775 Winery

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Second Stop

I've been to Bench 1775 twice now and both times I found the view amazing, the service great and... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2019
MsSarahAlexander
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Keremeos, Canada
Wedding venue

I went to the vineyard last summer for my sisters wedding. It was everything she wanted and more... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
Shannon M
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Cole Harbour, Canada
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BENCH 1775 Winery is located on a spectacular 30 acre waterfront vineyard property near Penticton, BC. BENCH 1775 is uniquely positioned in the center of the Naramata Bench, boasting stunning 180 degree views of Okanagan Lake. Our Tasting Room and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1775 Naramata Rd, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8T8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came because of the "have a picnic" option. The picnic area is beyond the restaurant patio, with a "primo" view. We chose one of several picnic tables, and had our own umbrella. We bought some white wine, served in an ice bucket with 2...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful beautiful views. Wines were wonderful. Great staff knowledgeable very friendly. Will come back again. Easy to get too.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Toni G
Reviewed August 20, 2019

I've been to Bench 1775 twice now and both times I found the view amazing, the service great and the ice wine is AMAZING. I can't wait to try the bistro next time.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

We visited on an Mid August Sunday lunch time. It was quiet and a duo was playing on the patio. They were quite good. There were not many people enjoying it though which was unexpected. The view is truly amazing, as it is from most...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank saund_cp
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Tasting felt very rushed. The man who helped us spent no time talking to us or explaining anything about the wine, but had plenty of time to spare on the three people next to us. Half heartedly asked us if we wanted to buy a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Val4487
Leanna L, Manager at Bench 1775 Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you for your review. I’m sorry to hear you had such a frustrating experience, but this is very odd because we don’t have any male staff serving in our tasting room. We are normally known for our high standards service and professional staffs. If...More

Reviewed July 23, 2019

Of the vineyards we visited over the week-end, Bench 1775 is right up there among the most enjoyable for the tasting room service, the wine, and panoramic sweeping views of Okanagon Lake. A pleasant patio with comfortable seating on an expansive deck, encouraging visitors to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Elaine T
Leanna L, Manager at Bench 1775 Winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Dear Elaine, thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your experience; our staff will definitely be happy to read what you wrote. We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work...More

Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Used to be one of the best wineries but now it's the worst. They didn't produce enough wine for 2019. Now u go there for a bottle and before you can get it they want u to join their wine club or they try and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank marc d
Leanna L, Manager at Bench 1775 Winery, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Dear Marc, We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We are a small family run winery and there is a big demand for our wines, so I'm sorry if the wine you wanted was sold out. At this time we have 17 different...More

Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

This winery makes one of my favourite Viognier’s and many other delightful wines. However after stopping to enjoy their beautiful patio, I discovered where to go if you want to receive the most chinciest charcuterie and cheese board ever. To order a bottle of wine...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

I went to the vineyard last summer for my sisters wedding. It was everything she wanted and more. The vineyard is beautiful and the views to which we were privileged to were spectacular thanks to the beautiful lake and mountains.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shannon M
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We were a group of 10 friends doing our annual wine tour through the Okanagan and we made a reservation for a tasting. We were in a private room with a service rep who was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the wines. The tasting was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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