Benziger Family Winery


Bella Luna Vineyard

On the far East side of the Russian River Valley, just on the border of the Green Valley AVA lies Bella Luna, one of our four Estate Biodynamic vineyards. Bella Luna is planted with 100% Pinot Noir vines, and with its rolling hills, surrounding pine trees and bright, clear nights, it’s no wonder that we named this special place “Bella Luna” which means “Beautiful Moon.”

Year after year, the fruit at Bella Luna Vineyard produces well-balanced Pinot Noir with bright acidity and soft tannins.




Year planted



Evening Fog, Most Rainfall of Estate Vineyards

Soil Type

Goldridge Fine Sandy Loam

Grapes Produced

Pinot Noir


Russian River Valley


750 ft


115, 667, 777

2015 Bella Luna Pinot Noir-

92pts, Gold Medal - Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

2015 Bella Luna Pinot Noir-

95pts, Gold Medal - California State Fair

2016 Bella Luna Pinot Noir-

93pts, Gold Medal - Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

2017 Bella Luna Pinot Noir-

Gold - SF Chronicle Wine Competition

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Harvest 2014 began with crushing Pinot from Bella Luna in our state-of-the-art Optical Sorter. Check the video to witness the innovative technology that will guide us in crafting the Sonoma Valley’s best wines for generations.

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Try one of these wines from Bella Luna Vineyard!

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2016 Bella Luna Pinot Noir

Bright and focused, setting cherry, raspberry and dusky spice notes on a lively frame. Nimble tannins wrap around the flavors as they glide through the finish.

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2017 Bella Luna Pinot Noir

This wine is energetic with aromas of Bing cherry, fresh clove, cola, and dusty spice on a well-integrated frame. The wine is fresh with lingering fruit which elevates the finish.

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