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Maple
Leaf
Spirits

A Tradition
of Inspiration


Pioneers in Craft Distilling in Penticton, BC since 2005, we, Jorg and Anette Engel, offer you a unique experience to enjoy while touring this world-class wine region. We are proud to offer our award winning spirits, brandy and liqueurs, handcrafted from local Okanagan-grown fruit, grapes and wine, distilled following European techniques and tradition. In our collection, you will find classic Swiss-style Kirsch, Pear Williams, and various other complex fruit-based spirits.

We are home to the famous and award-winning wine brandy, "Lady of the Cask", aged in oak barrels since 2010.
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Sample our selection of single-varietal grappa, tresterbrand, and marc de vin!

We invite you to join us at our tasting room on the Naramata Bench to try our award-winning range of spirits made from locally grown fruits.

Enjoy a tour in English, German or French.
W e, Jorg and Anette Engel, started attained our distilling license and established our Craft Distillery in Penticton in April 2004. We are now BC’s oldest distillery still owned by the founders. Jorg started distilling fruit in 2005.

We officially became a BC Craft Distillery when in 2013 the provincial government allowed for small batch distilleries to market their products as “Craft”, reflecting the existing regulations for wineries. We then moved our business to the world-renowned Naramata Bench where we pride ourselves on offering customers a unique experience while wine touring.