Benjamin Martin

Principle Owner | Dauntless Wine Company

Cornelius OR | Wine and Spirits

"Ben is the principle owner of Dauntless Wine Cø – a Veteran owned and operated winery whose mission is to serve the Veteran community through agriculture, mentorship, and charitable contribution. Ben is committed to service by giving veterans a professional alternative through viticulture and enology - allowing them to decompress from the stressors of post-war life."

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Ben fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and specializes in combining strategies to deliver unique solutions for business. He began his career with the US Marines, after which he studied a variety of disciplines from PCC, Pacific University, Art Institute of Portland, and Chemeketa Community College. 

He now owns and operates Dauntless Wine Company – a veteran owned and operated winery with a mission to help veterans transition to the home front


I am a veteran


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Profile Info

  • Location

    Cornelius, OR 97113, US

  • Timezone

    (GMT-07:00) America/Los_Angeles - Pacific Time

  • Industry

    Wine and Spirits

Military history

  • Branch of Service

    Marine Corps

  • Job Code

    1833 - AAV

  • Military Grade/Rank


  • Years of Service


  • Military Status



  • Winemaking
  • Bootstrapping Startups
  • Basic Computer and Computer Network Understanding
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • armed security
  • Computer security
  • Basic HTML
  • CSS
  • Ecommerce
  • Gardening
  • Farming - Small Scale and entrepreneurship

10 Reviews

Jeremy Burk

February 10, 2021

Thankfully Ben is willing to share his experience from his time of leaving military life to present. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the right moves and what he would have done differently. Use other people's experiences to help set your path.

Ying Wang, Esq.

January 28, 2021

Benjamin's story in entrepreneurship is really inspiring! I enjoyed learning more about his experience and he gave me good jumping off points for exploring this area more. Thanks for a great mentoring session, Benjamin!

Rachael Andoscia

January 27, 2021

Benjamin has great insight in the wine industry. I appreciate his efforts to make our call happen when our connection was not the best. H was helpful with the ideas that I bounced off him and eager to help me look at new prospectives.

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