News & Events
Travel+Leisure magazine recognized Hawkins Cellars as the top-rated winery in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the twenty best wineries in country.
Washington Tasting Room Magazine
We are currently featured in Washington Tasting Room Magazine!
“The wines are elegant and balanced, reflecting earthy undertones of Old World expressions and influences that seem a perfect match for the natural surroundings and beauty of the Underwood tasting room.”
Purchase our current vintages online, or stop in our Dundee or Underwood tasting room.
Every First Sunday, 11-12pm
*Next class is Sunday, August 4th*
Join us for outdoor Yoga at our Underwood Tasting Room with Kristy Kicklighter every 1st Sunday of the month. After enjoying some peaceful yoga on the lawn with a beautiful mountain view, a glass of Rosé Spritzer will be served to top off your yoga practice!
Yoga is all about balance after all, so we feel it’s important to balance a little wine with our exercise!
For Sunday’s class on August 4th, you can bring a friend for free! Buy one ticket and get one free, for the August class only.
Limited Space Available, please RSVP by following the link:
to purchase tickets online, or call our tasting room at #503-505-4359 to reserve your spot today!
Music on the Lawn
Last Saturdays through September
Gorge Tasting Room
3 to 5 pm
May 25th * June 29th * August 31st
July 27th (Summer Soiree Ticketed Event)
Last Thursdays Happy Hour!
Happy Hour with a knotty twist! Drink specials for everyone with the opportunity to learn knitting skills or bring in your latest stitching project. Hosted by Knotty Bot Knitwear, local crafter and knitwear designer, we encourage any kind of stitcher to join us!
Gorge Tasting Room
3 – 6 pm
May 30th * June 27th
July 25th * August 29 * September 26th
LABOR DAY WEEKEND LIVE MUSIC
Saturday, August 31st, 3-5pm
Music on the Lawn Series
Count Line will be at Hawkins Cellar’s Underwood Tasting Room for our Outdoor Lawn Concert Series. County Line is Kerry Williams on mandolin and guitar, Jeremy Hadden on bass, Tim Ortleib on drums, and Matt Mesa on rhythm guitar and vocals. Music is from 3-5pm. Free event. See ya there!
Labor Day Weekend Sunday Tunes
Sunday, September 1st, 3-5pm
Susie Sinclair, Portland native and long time Gorge entertainer, brings her unique style of blues, jazz, and contemporary music to every live performance. Her barrel house blues piano and powerhouse vocals,
contemporary jazz with a soft touch, and traditional standards are all delivered in her own fun style. She has a diverse repertoire and wide range of keyboard and vocal talent, and always invites an accompanist, usually bass or percussionist, to join her in sharing the love.
Click here for The Gorge Magazine Fall Issue
Underwood Mountain rises into view on the Washington side of one of the Pacific Northwest’s most iconic landscapes: the Columbia River Gorge, a playground for windsurfers, hikers, skiers, and those in search of one of the prettiest drives in America.
If Thane Hawkins has his way, this mountain and gorge will soon be as big a draw for another kind of activity: wine tasting. He’s so convinced he’s started growing grapes on Underwood Mountain. Last fall, his Hawkins Cellars winery opened a tasting room and patio in Underwood with epic views of Mount Hood. If he and a handful of neighbors succeed, they’ll put an otherwise obscure region on the map, and offer a welcome respite to the often traffic-choked interstates that deliver wine lovers from Portland to the Willamette Valley. But wine is a competitive business, and finding a way to rise above the noise won’t be easy.
“We all have the same goal, which is to sell more wine, to get more people up here,” Hawkins says. “The key is just to put the bug in people’s ear to come to the Gorge. We’re a really convenient stop from Hood River.” Thane Hawkins. For the Full Article click here VINEPAIR
Article by Vinepair.com Published: January 4, 2018
We are excited to announce that THREE of our wines received Bronze Medals in the San Francisco International Wine Competition! We just received the Medals this morning & they are looking good! If you want to know more about the San Francisco International Wine Competition you can find more info here.
Well ain’t this just a kick in the pants. Travel and Leisure magazine recognized Hawkins Cellars as the top rated winery in the Pacific Northwest, and one of the twenty best wineries in the COUNTRY!!! Thank you to everyone who has come to our tasting room over the years and given us such great reviews. And if you haven’t been out to Dundee or the Gorge for a visit, come see what the fuss is all about! Click here to read the full article, and thank you!
Just in time for the 2016 Track and Field Olympic Trials competition, we are over-the-top proud to announce that three Hawkins Cellars wines took home medals at the 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition!
Not one, not two, but THREE!! This is the 8th year in a row we have been honored with medals at this world famous event.
With over 4600 wines entered, we are very happy our 2015 Columbia Valley Barrel Select Viognier (Bronze), 2015 Willamette Valley Pinot Gris (Silver), and 2015 Stormy Morning Rosé (Bronze) were recognized by the prestigious judges in San Francisco.
The 2015 Pinot Gris and 2015 Stormy Morning Rosé are available locally, online, and in our Tasting Room in Dundee, Oregon. The 2015 Barrel Select Viognier is available online and in our Dundee Tasting Room. Cheers!
The Rio games are still two months away, but Hawkins Cellars is getting in on the Olympic spirit NOW! We are proud to announce that our 2013 Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir took GOLD at the Oregon Wine Awards wine competition! This is the largest wine competition open only to Oregon grapes. Swing by the Dundee Tasting Room to taste our most recent award-winning wine. Cheers!
Just got news that our 2012 Eola Amity Pinot Noir took Gold at THIS WEEKEND’S Portland Seafood and Wine Festival Competition! (Check it out HERE) We were all ready to tuck this baby away into the Library but we guess we’ll bring it out for one more showing this weekend! Stop on down to the Oregon Convention Center and pick a bottle and say hi! (More details on the EVENTS page) In addition, our 2014 Pinot Gris took Silver and our soon-to-be-released 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon took Bronze (come on down for a sneak-taste). See you soon!
We have struck gold with our Caldera Red Rhone-style blend! We are proud to announce that our 2012 Caldera Red has taken a gold medal at the 2015 McMinnville SIP wine competition. Also known as the McMinnville Wine & Food Classic, the festival takes place March 13th thru 15th at the Evergreen Space Museum. An awesome venue! Follow the link for information on the event. The complete list of winning wines will be published shortly. We hope to see you there!