Bench 1775 (formerly known as Paradise Ranch Wines Corp.) is one of the only two Okanagan Wineries producing icewine and late harvest wine since 1997. Under our “Bench 1775” “Paradise Ranch” and “Whistler” brands, we are one of the largest producers and exporters of icewines from BC, Canada, and sell domestically across Canada and internationally. All our icewines carry Canada’s Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) seal of approval.
Bench 1775 takes great pride in producing icewine within the strict BC VQA standards — a recognition of the highest level of quality attainable for over 25 years in beautiful British Columbia. Our icewine fruit that was carefully grown over the hot summer months are left to hang and concentrate as they raison on the vines. The fruit must be frozen, and the air temperature must be– 8 °C or lower at the time of harvest to pass through the BC VQA assessment. The resulting wine is high in natural sugar, low in alcohol, has an amazing acidity level, and is intensely sweet and flavourful.
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Our Paradise Ranch, Whistler, and Bench 1775 brands icewines have been recognized at various wine competitions throughout the world, winning countless prestigious awards in the industry. Come taste the intensely concentrated and delicious flavours of dessert wines that celebrate the true Canadian identity.Shop Icewines