The View Winery & Wards Cider Our Team

Jennifer Molgat


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Since 2006 Jennifer Turton-Molgat has proudly led The View Winery to success in her role as President. Jennifer’s vision and inspiration for the winery and its vineyards is drawn from her family’s passion for the land as pioneering Kelowna orchardists and agriculturists since…

Kristy French


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The View Winemaker Kristy French is a graduate of Western Australia’s Curtin University Wine Excellence Centre in Margaret River with a Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Oenology. Her winery career started with an historic winery on the Swan River in the heart of Swan Valley, Australia. Since her move to Canada in 2006 Kristy has…

Surjit Kumar

Vineyard Manager

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Surjit Kumar started as the vineyard foreman in 2014 and is now The View’s Vineyard Manager. He is originally from Punjab, India where there is a strong tradition of farming. In 2008 he moved to Canada. Surjit is very interested in agriculture and enjoys the view from the vineyard. He finds it incredibly rewarding to plant and nurture the grape vines and it makes him happy to see the plants grow healthy and strong to produce fine fruit. Surjit has knowledge of four languages Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, English and even the basics of Spanish. Some of his hobbies are poetry, painting and gardening.