Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro

The Whale 2017

The Whale is a substantial wine that’s perfect for sharing around the fire with friends and a tall tale. How do bold tannins, medium acid, and a velvety finish sound to you? Read on for a bit more on this dynamic duo.  Continue »

Time Posted: Aug 12, 2021 at 2:30 PM Permalink to The Whale 2017 Permalink
Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro

Terroir Talk #3

In this ongoing series, we continually touch on terroir, which translates from French to “the taste of the place”. In this edition, let’s take a look at our 2019 Barrel Select Chardonnay.  Continue »

Time Posted: Jul 6, 2021 at 4:09 PM Permalink to Terroir Talk #3 Permalink
Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro


Hawks View Winery is situated in the Laurelwood District, the newest federally approved American Viticultural Area. Nestled within the Chehalem Mountains in Willamette Valley, this AVA is notable for its distinctive soils. Food & Wine Magazine refers to the term “AVA” as “The most important wine acronym you need to know”, but what do these three letters stand for?  Continue »

Time Posted: Jun 7, 2021 at 5:30 PM Permalink to TERROIR TALK #2 Permalink
Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro


We hear the word terroir used a lot in the wine realm, but what’s it all about? Terroir is arguably the most fascinating and misunderstood component of winemaking and tasting. In our new “Terroir Talks” series, let’s dive in together, shall we?  Continue »

Time Posted: Apr 1, 2021 at 6:30 PM Permalink to TERROIR TALK #1 Permalink
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