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As Oregon's top producer of Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, our wines are often featured in the news. Read about the bottles getting attention and then taste why.

Wines By the Glass a Good Thing

January 07, 2016

Sunset wine editor Sara Schneider points out the advantages of wine on tap and gives King Estate’s popular Pinot Gris a nice nod at the same time. King Estate is a leader in wine on tap, winning two consecutive KEGGY awards from Free Flow Wines for taking more than half a million bottles out of circulation.

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King Estate starts new year with winemaking team promotions

January 05, 2016

King Estate Winery CEO and Co-Founder Ed King has announced the promotion of two members of the winemaking team to key new positions: Spencer Spetnagel to Associate Winemaker, and Barrett Rosteck to Assistant Winemaker.

Another Great Oregon Grape Harvest

December 20, 2015
Ed Russo, The Register Guard

Eugene's Register Guard sat down with Ed King and Director of Viticulture, Ray Nuclo, to talk about the excitement around Oregon's historic 2015 vintage.

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King Estate Restaurant Voted #1 Restaurant in Oregon Worth Travelling For

December 07, 2015
FLIPKEY by tripadvisor

King Estate is among the most loved and talked about restaurants in the U.S. and #1 in Oregon based on industry research and traveler feedback.

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King Estate Wines 2nd Consecutive Keggy Award for Sustainability

October 29, 2015
Press Release, Free Flow Wines

King Estate Winery is the only Oregon producer to win a KEGGY award from Free Flow Wines, recognizing exceptional and sustainable wine on tap programs nationwide. King Estate is responsible for more than 12% of the 4 million bottles saved from landfills last year.

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Like Christie Brinkley, White Wines Can Age Spectacularly

September 10, 2015
Lauren Mowery, The Village Voice

"The King Estate Winery near Eugene presented me and several other journalists with a lineup of butter-hued bottles spanning a decade, pulled from their library. The wines were not their most expensive single-vineyard or domaine bottlings, but rather represented their entry-level “signature” line, retailing upon debut for approximately $17."

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2013 King Estate Signature Pinot Gris Wins Jefferson Cup

November 30, 2014
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The Jefferson Cup Invitational, a competition that honors the best of the best among wineries from across America crowned our 2013 King Estate Pinot Gris, among other King Estate wines, with honors.

Wine Specator Names 2012 Acrobat Pinot Noir on 2014 Top 100 List

November 17, 2014
Wine Specator

The 2012 Acrobat Pinot Noir was ranked #78 Wine Spectator's prestigious list

Top 100 List

2012 King Estate Signature one of Wine & Spirits 2014 Best Chardonnay

November 01, 2014
Wine & Spirits

93 Points...For all the generosity of flavor the texture remains pleasingly crisp, with layers of intensity that flash between fruit sweetness and savory breadth. With it's mineral tension, this wine performs far above its price: a classic of the vintage...

Hot Prospect - 1st Oregon brand to make the list

October 14, 2014
Impact Newsletter

Acrobat has been named as a Hot Prospect Brand by Impact Newsletter, coming in at 13 out of 30 brands to receive the recognition. Adding to the honor, Acrobat is the first Oregon wine label to receive this prestigious award since its inception.