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 International Wine Competition.

Established in 1975, the International Eastern is one of the oldest and longest-running wine competitions in the nation. For the past few years this event was combined with the West Coast Wine Competition creating the International “East Meets West” Wine Challenge. Swedish Hill claimed gold medals for both their 2015 Dry Riesling and 2015 Riesling.

The Florida State Fair International Wine Competition announced that amongst the winning wines Swedish Hill was honored with one double gold medal, and two gold. The 2015 Blue Waters Pinot Grigio was awarded the double gold medal with the 2015 Riesling and Blanc de Blanc being the gold medalists.

The 2015 Riesling has now won 4 gold medals overall, while the 2015 Dry Riesling has won 3. The 2015 Blue Waters Pinot Grigio has won 5 gold medals, and the Blanc de Blanc has won 3 gold medals.

Swedish Hill Winery produces all of its wines at the Romulus, NY facility that was founded and remains in operation today 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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