Upcoming Event: Cayuga Lake Wine Trail’s Mardi Gras
Join us February 25th & 26th for the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail’s Mardi Gras. Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings. more »
PRESS RELEASE: Swedish Hill Rieslings shine in California and Florida!
Swedish Hill Winery, located on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, is thrilled to start off the 2017 competition year with five gold medals from two recent events, the International Eastern and the Florida State Fair more »
PRESS RELEASE: Kicking off 2017 with Gold!
Swedish Hill Winery, located on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, is maintaining its position as a top award-winning winery with its recent addition of one double gold and two gold medals from the San Francisco more »
UPCOMING EVENT: Sweetheart of a Red Wine Sale
February 11 & 12: The perfect pairing, bring your Valentine to sample our featured red wine and receive a complimentary delicious dessert! Experience the range of styles and flavors of our red wines, from dry more »
Harvest 2016: Pre-ferment Maceration
Pre-ferment maceration for our 2016 Merlot. This is the process for color and tannin extraction. more »
Now shipping to Pennsylvania!
We are officially able to ship wine to the state of Pennsylvania! Order your Finger Lakes wine today! more »
Two Competitions, Five New Gold Medals!
Swedish Hill is excited about the recent winnings from two wine competitions, the Critics Challenge International and the Finger Lakes International. Between the two events they added one double gold, four gold, 13 silver and more »
NEW Vintage Release: 2014 Maréchal Foch
One of our top selling dry red wines, experience the bright flavors of it’s new vintage! more »
PRESS RELEASE: Swedish Hill Celebrates 30 Years
Romulus, NY ̶ March 9, 2015 ̶ In 1986 Dick and Cindy Peterson released five wines under their new winery, Swedish Hill. That year they produced 1200 cases of wine for their single tasting room. more »
Now shipping to Massachusetts!
We are officially able to ship wine to the state of Massachusetts! Order your Finger Lakes wine today! more »
Blue Waters Pinot Noir Wins “Best of Class” in California
Last week the California International Eastern Wine Competition awarded Swedish Hill with three gold medals including a “Best of Class” and double gold for the 2013 Blue Waters Pinot Noir. This competition is one of more »
Experience Finger Lakes Dry Rosé Wines!
Within the past few years the Finger Lakes region has received a lot of excitement over the Dry Rosé wines that are being produced in the region, and for good reason! Some of the grapes more »
Swedish Hill Starts its 30th Year with Seven Golds!
Swedish Hill Winery is thrilled to start off the 2016 competition year with seven gold medals from two recent events, the San Francisco Chronicle and the Florida State Fair International. The San Francisco Chronicle Wine more »
Swedish Hill is Celebrating it’s 30th Anniversary
This year marks our 30th Anniversary and we will be celebrating throughout the year, with a major Anniversary Party planned for Saturday June 4th! Each year we host a special anniversary case sale at our more »
2015 Harvest Report From Our Winemaker
Each vintage is more than a simple weather report. As a perennial crop, grapevines and the wines they yield are a product of more than one growing season. So it was with the 2015 harvest. more »
NEW Vintage Release: 2014 Blue Waters Riesling
Already a three-time gold medalist and rated 92 points at the San Francisco International, this Riesling is quickly becoming a fan favorite with its loaded peach flavors. more »
Upcoming Event: Sparkling & Dessert Wine Festival
Spark your holiday spirit at our annual Sparkling & Dessert Wine tasting event on Saturday, November 7th from 9am to 6pm at our Finger Lakes tasting room. This event features all of our sparkling wines and more »
2015 Harvest Update: Halfway Done!
Hard to believe that we’re already halfway through harvest! The heat of September had pushed some varieties to ripen a bit quicker than initially expected, but overall we’re right on track. One of our winemakers, more »
NEW HARVEST VIDEO: Pressing Niagara Grapes
This morning our crew pressed 20 tons of Niagara grapes. Check out this quick video that shows them going into the destemmer and the fresh, sweet juice coming out of the press! Continue to see more »
New Harvest Sales!
In case you haven’t heard, harvest is here! While we’re celebrating with long days on the press deck, we thought we’d give you something to celebrate as well with these new sales: 2013 Riesling Humphreys more »
2015 Harvest Update
Harvest Happenings Right on time, our 2015 harvest season kicked off on Wednesday, September 9th with pressing Diamond grapes for a majority of the first week. Towards the end of the week our crew hand more »
Take a winery tour at Swedish Hill!
We offer winery tours Memorial Day through October with harvest being the prime time to take a winery tour in the Finger Lakes! Grape harvest typically begins around Labor Day and lasts through October. While more »
New Vintage Release: 2014 Late Harvest Vignoles
An even sweeter vintage with a residual sugar of 14% (the 2010 was 12%), and had a natural Brix of 33.4 when it was harvested late last fall! Enjoy the fresh, sweet sweet flavors of more »
Swedish Hill Releasing New Product at Jack Ass Day!!!
Swedish Hill Winery is kicking its heels up for a new Doobie-inspired product to be released at their annual Jack Ass Day on Saturday, August 8th at their Romulus, NY location. Doobie, the winery’s miniature more »
NEW Vintage Release: 2013 Reserve Chardonnay
A true reserve style: big, rich and complex. 100% barrel fermented with 100% malolactic fermentation gives this bone dry wine buttery, coconut and mango-like aromas and a creamy smooth finish. Our boldest, oakiest Chardonnay. more »
Swedish Hill Awarded “Best Sparkling Riesling” in California
Swedish Hill continues to impress at wine competitions, this time the San Francisco International Wine Competition awarded our Riesling Cuvée “Best Sparkling Riesling,” 95 points and a double gold medal! This is the seventh gold more »
Upcoming Event – June 27th – Paradise Party!!
Join us for this tropical summer kick off supporting the local Beverly Animal Shelter! FREE ADMISSION! Enjoy live music, arts & craft vendors, lawn games and more! more »
Swedish Hill Won Second Eastern US “Winery of the Year” Title for 2015!
For the second time this year Swedish Hill Winery has been named the Winery of the Year for the Eastern United States at a highly acclaimed wine competition. California’s Critics Challenge International Wine Competition awarded more »
Check out SALE WINES!
Including a CLEARANCE of our holiday labeled wines, but only while supplies last! more »
Riverside International Awards Swedish Hill Two Chairman’s Awards
Swedish Hill Winery was honored with two Chairman’s Awards, two “Best of Class” honors and a gold medal at California’s 34th Annual Riverside International wine competition this month. The Chairman’s Awards and “Best of Class” more »
Swedish Hill Wins 7 Golds at Tasters Guild
Swedish Hill brought home a total of 13 medals from the Tasters Guild International, including one double gold, six gold, two silver and four bronze. The 2015 Taster’s Guild was held last week at the more »
Swedish Hill Wins 6 Golds & “Best of Class” at Pacific Rim
Swedish Hill Winery showcased their ability to produce quality wines of different varieties with winning six gold medals and a “Best of Class” honor across a range of products at last weeks Pacific Rim Wine more »
Check out the NEW sale we’re featuring online and at our Finger Lakes winery! Discounts as high as 45% off select wines! more »
Swedish Hill Releases New Dry Rosé to Retail Stores!
The Blue Waters Series at Swedish Hill has expanded once again with the winery’s first ever Dry Rosé. The 2014 Blue Waters Dry Rosé is a blend made mostly of Cabernet Franc with the slight more »
Swedish Hill Named “Winery of the Year” at Winemaker Challenge International
To win gold medals at a competition judged by fellow winemakers is an honor, but to be recognized as “Winery of the Year” for the Eastern United States sets a precedent not only as a more »
Save the Date: June 27th for our Annual Paradise Party!
What better way to get out of the winter blues than to get ready for a tropical experience at our annual Paradise Party! Also a benefit for the local Beverly Animal Shelter, this is an more »
Wine Enthusiast Rated Three Swedish Hill Red Wines!
We are very excited to announce these latest ratings from Wine Enthusiast Magazine! Wine Enthusiast is a comprehensive database of wine ratings and reviews reflects the depth, breadth and variety in the U.S. market, all more »
Swedish Hill Sparks at the Monterey International with Four Golds!
Swedish Hill Winery’s sparkling wines made an impression at California’s Monterey International Wine Competition winning three out of the four gold medals that the winery was awarded. All together Swedish Hill proudly brought home 13 more »
Swedish Hill Wins “Best Varietal” and “Best of Class” at NWIWC
Swedish Hill Winery is honored to announce that it won ten medals at Jerry Mead’s New World International Wine Competition (NWIWC) this week, including a “Best Varietal” and “Best of Class” and a gold medal more »
Swedish Hill Wins Three Golds at International Eastern Wine Competition
Swedish Hill Winery is honored to bring home three gold medals from the 2015 International Eastern Wine Competition in Sonoma County, California. Including nine silver and three bronze medals, Swedish Hill won a total of 15 more »
NEW SALE featuring Humphrey’s Riesling!
If you haven’t experience our first single vineyard Riesling, now’s the perfect opportunity! Check out our new sales, some available for a limited time! Available online and in our Finger Lakes tasting room. more »
NEW Fresh Look for our Svenska Series!
Swedish Hill Winery is excited to release a new look for their Svenska series of semi-sweet wines. The new labels will continue to showcase a decorative horse to maintain the Swedish connection to this series, more »
Florida State Fair International Wine Competition Awards Two Swedish Hill Sparkling Wines
Swedish Hill Winery was awarded with two gold medals at this week’s Florida State Fair International Wine Competition for two sparkling wines. Wineries from 30 states and several foreign countries entered a total of 629 more »
Winter Winemaking: Behind the Scenes
While many people think the wineries just close up for the winter and take it easy, there is a lot going on behind the scenes! From pruning vines (outside!), racking reds, and filtering, there are more »
Swedish Hill Tops Off 2014 with Record Breaking 68 Gold Medals
Swedish Hill Winery has been known as one of the top award-winning wineries of the Finger Lakes, and this year it did not disappoint. Winning 68 gold medals from 21 different esteemed competitions across the more »
Swedish Hill Starts 2015 Competitions with Two Gold Medals from California
Swedish Hill Winery, located on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, is maintaining its position as a top award-winning winery with its recent addition of two new gold medals from the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition more »