Our people



Robert Louie served as the Chief of the Westbank First Nation until 2016. He and his wife Bernice are the originators of the Indigenous World concept.

They are Okanagan Syilx descendants and have a strong passion for nature, the land, and the rich history and traditions of the Syilx people.


Jason Parkes is a gifted wine maker with decades of experience earning him hundreds of wine awards, including 3 Lieutenant Governor Awards.

Jason's confidence in his craft allows him the ability to produce wines showing his passion for the old world with his own unique flare. He is creative, talented and we are fortunate to have him as part of our team.