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 medals including nine silver from this event.
Sparkling-WinesThe 22nd Annual Monterey International Wine Competition judged 567 wines in a blind tasting by some of the most experienced wine judges from across the United States at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds the first week of March.
It was announced last week that Swedish Hill Winery was awarded four gold medals, all rated 90 or above for three sparkling wines including the Naturel (90), Riesling Cuvée (91), Spumante Blush (92) along with a gold for the 2013 Vidal Blanc (91). Each of these wines have had previous success at wine competitions together accumulating 18 gold or higher honors, nine of which were awarded this year.
The silver medalists for Swedish Hill at the Monterey International include the 2013 Reserve Chardonnay, 2013 Dry Riesling, Blanc de Blanc, 2013 Riesling, 2013 Blue Waters Riesling, Viking Red, 2012 Cabernet Franc, 2012 Cabernet Franc Lemberger, and the Cynthia Marie Port.

 

For a complete list of Swedish Hill awards, click here!

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