Jeff Martin with wine barrels

1999

Jeff and Niva Martin purchase the current site of LA FRENZ….and start clearing the apple orchard with the help of daughters Elise and Jess.

view from current wineshop

2001

The view from were the current Wine Shop stands.

Niva Martin standing in front of wine barrels in the LA FRENZ tasting room.

2002

Niva in the original tasting room, the current white cellar!

Elise and Jessica Martin bottling LA FRENZ wine.

2002

Elise and Jess assisting with the bottling line.

prepping the vineyard

2003

Preparing the earth  for planting Syrah, just above where the current Wine Shop stands today.

Jeff and Niva at the Wine Shop

2004

Jeff and Niva opening the stand alone Wine Shop.

Elise and Jeff working harvest

2006

Elise and Jeff crushing it!

Niva in Desperation Hill Vineyard

2008

Niva in the beginnings of our dedicated Pinot Noir vineyard. Aptly named Desperation Hill due to it’s impressive steepness!

New warehouse build

2008

The new LA FRENZ warehouse is being built.

Freedom 75 vineyard

2011

Year 1 of our Freedom 75 vineyard, located directly across Naramata Road from LA FRENZ winery.

extension of lab and offices

2012

Extensions to the cellar, with a laboratory and office spaces being built above.

Niva at 2017 Tailgate party

2017

Niva representing LA FRENZ at the annual Naramata Bench Wineries Association’s Tailgate party.

20 year anniversary party

2019

Celebrating 20 years!

LA FRENZ wine shop

2022

2022 Aster and Oysters blending event in the Wine Shop.

 

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