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 Chronicle Wine Competition (SFCWC). The winery won a double gold medal for its 2015 Riesling and a gold medal for both its 2015 Blue Waters Pinot Grigio and Blanc de Blanc. In addition to the gold medals, they brought home five silver and two bronze medals.

The SFCWC was held in Sonoma County, CA and is one of the nation’s largest competitions with 6,850 entries received from 28 different states this year. 60 prestigious wine experts from a variety of wine-related industries including media, trade, hospitality and education came together and diligently chose these winners.

This is the second gold medal for the 2015 Riesling, which also won at the New York Wine & Food Classic. The 2015 Blue Waters Pinot Grigio is up to four gold medals, winning at the Indy International, Pacific Rim and San Francisco International. This is also the second gold medal for the Blanc de Blanc which won double gold at the New York Wine & Food Classic.

Swedish Hill Winery produces all of its wines at the Romulus, NY facility that was founded and remains in operation by the Peterson Family. The Romulus location features a tasting room and gift shop that is open year round for visitors to experience their wines. Customers can also taste Swedish Hill wines at two satellite tasting rooms located in Saratoga Springs and Lake Placid, NY. For more information about Swedish Hill’s wines, awards, and tasting rooms visit


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