Benton-Lane’s excellence in winemaking has been recognized time and time again. View reviews and awards we have received below.

Our Current Releases

View the resources below to learn more about Benton-Lane Winery’s current releases.

2012 Pinot Noir Benton-Lane Winery

2012 Estate Pinot Noir

90 Points, Wine & Spirits, June 2014 (PDF)

88 Points, Wine Spectator, January 2015

87 Points, Wine Enthusiast, April 2015

Silver Medal, 2015 Sunset International Wine Competition

Bronze Medal, 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Twenty Twelve First Class Pinot Noir

2012 First Class Pinot Noir

92 Points, Wine Spectator, January 2015 (PDF)

91 Points, Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Review, 2014

90 Points, Wine Enthusiast, April 2015

Silver Medal, 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

91 Points, PinotFile July 2015 (PDF)

Twenty Sixteen Rose

2016 Rosé of Pinot Noir

91 pts Editors' Choice Wine Enthusiast February 2918

84 pts 2017 World Wine Championships (PDF)

Bronze Medal, 2017 Drink Pink Vino International Rose Competition

Featured Articles

Benton-Lane Winery is continually featured in the press. Read the collection of stories and reviews below.

Chardonnay’s Bright Future
The Register-Guard, December 2014

Oregon Wine Producers We Love
Food & Wine, 2014

Beyond Organic
Unexpected Environments, June 2012

A Toast to Fine and Sustainable Wine
Take Root Magazine, Fall 2012

On the Road in Oregon, Day 2
Jamie Goode’s Wine Blog, July 2008

The Dude’s Top 10 Most Interesting Wines of 2008
Win Dude, December 2008

Green Vines
Sunset Magazine, March 2005

Top Ten Oregon Pinot Noirs
Quarterly Review of Wines, Spring 2005

Best of America Award Reader’s Digest, 2005

The Chronicle’s Wine Selections
San Francisco Chronicle, May 2007

Pinot Gris, Oregon Style
SmartMoney, May 2007

Benton-Lane Winery, a South Linn County Treasure
Pacific Northwest Living, October 2005

A Toast to Lower Cholesterol
U.S. News & World Report, September 2003

Wine Enough to Please Them All
The New York Times, November 2003

Pride of Place
Atlantic Monthly, December 2003

Benton-Lane Pinot for the People
Oregon Wine Report, 2003