"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do."

- Galileo

Hawk and Horse Wine Offerings


At Hawk and Horse Vineyards we are passionately dedicated to quality from the ground up. From the selection of our vines and vineyard site, to the most carefully detailed farming practices, we pay special attention to every aspect of the wine growing process. With soil and climate perfectly suited to growing Bordeaux varieties of world class distinction, we specialize in Cabernet Sauvignon. DEMETER Biodynamic and CCOF certified organic, our hillside vineyard is located in the prestigious Red Hills AVA.

Our wine making practices aim to bring forth the truest expression of our exquisite terroir. French Oak Barrels are selected from top quality coopers to precisely compliment the style of each vintage. Wines are then carefully aged to perfection.

Wine List

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

$70/bottle - $840/case

This wine has aromas of ripe blueberry, and organic, dark cocoa. The mouthfeel is rich and velvety – dense and luscious. Balanced acidity and flavor notes of bell pepper, bacon and black fruit make this wine delicious! Perfectly suited to compliment rich, elegant meal: pairs beautifully with braised lamb or beef wellington. Drink now through 2030 and beyond.

Platinum/96 - Points Winemakers Challenge

94 Points - The Tasting Panel Magazine

90 Points/Gold Medal - LA International Wine Competition

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

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2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Library Reserve

$80/bottle - $960/case

This wine is richly textured and dense yet nuanced. Offering aromas of black fruit, dark red rose and redwood forest. Bittersweet chocolate, ripe blackberry, anise and earth combine with dusty, integrated tannins to entice lingering on the palate. Overall balance enables this wine to pair well with any hearty meat – try with braised lamb or sip with organic dark chocolates! Drink now through 2030 and beyond.

93 Points - “Exceptional” – Tastings

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

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2011 Cabernet Sauvignon Library Reserve

$90/bottle - $1080/case

A classic beauty, this Cabernet is elegant and balanced. This wine is particularly aromatic, perfumed with aromas of cedar, rose petal and black fruit. Woodsy notes with hints of sweet tobacco, cocoa and blackberry and pepper are complemented by a rich and luscious mouth-feel. Opulent, firm tannins and balanced acidity lend structure to the layers of flavor and nuance. Pair with grilled spring lamb chops with peppercorn sauce. Chocolate cake’s best friend!

Double Gold Medal - 2014 International Women's Wine Competition

Gold Medal - 2014 San Francisco International Wine Competition

Gold Medal/93 Points/Cellar Selection "Exceptional" - 2014 Eco-Friendly Wine Challenge

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

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2012 Latigo

$50/375ml bottle - $600/Case

Beautiful dark amber-red jewel tones with deep sultry aromas of ripe roses, delicate smoke and cocoa. Flavors of smooth, rich, black chocolate cherries, pipe tobacco, currants and caramel delight the palate. Balanced tannins and acidity lend structure. Deliciously scented and intensely concentrated; perfect as an after dinner drink or sip with your favorite chocolate! Cigar lover’s delight!

Best of Class - San Francisco International Wine Competition

Gold Medal - International Women's Wine Competition

Gold Medal – Denver International Wine Competition

2011 Latigo

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The Winemaker


Our dear friend and Consulting Winemaker, Dr. Richard “Dick” Peterson, has published this compelling autobiography, aptly titled simply, The Winemaker. Dick is a fabulous storyteller, weaving the rich history of American winemaking and winemaking chemistry against the backdrop of the American experience. Winelovers will love this read as an informative and entertaining tell-all. Everyone else will love it for the open, touching voice of the author and the historic relevance of Dick’s story and life.

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Hawk and Horse Vineyards Logo Wine Opener


This elegant, light-weight wine opener will become your favorite! It features a thin, yet durable Teflon coated worm screw, stainless steel serrated edge blade and double lever fulcrum with a beautiful black wood handle. Frame is stainless steel for durability.

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Lake County Wine Guide


Enjoy this beautiful, full color guide to Lake County’s storied and historic wine country. Guide includes the history of Lake County as a wine growing region, maps and wonderful photos from past and present. It also includes a Lake County events calendar by season.

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