Swedish Hill

This year Swedish Hill is celebrating their 30th Anniversary of producing quality wines in the Finger Lakes. The winery's story actually began 47 years ago in 1969 when the Peterson family planted their first vines in order to sell grapes to other local wineries. Then in 1985 the first grapes were crushed for Swedish Hill, producing 1,200 cases.

Today the winery is owned and operated by Dave and Jean Peterson. But the Swedish Hill story actually began with Dave's parents, Dick and Cindy Peterson who began the company in 1969 as a part-time small operation. Dick, a former school Transportation and Buildings and Grounds Supervisor, and Cindy, a former bank Vice President, started the winery while they still held their full-time jobs. Working nights and weekends the first few years with one other part-time employee, their efforts led to continuous success throughout the years leading to today's operations of Swedish Hill producing over 60,000 cases annually.

In 1996, the team expanded when their son, Dave, joined Swedish Hill after spending seven years as a Viticulture Extension Specialist for Cornell University. Dave has a Ph.D in Viticulture from Penn State University and is currently the Chief Executive Officer.

Old Tasting Room

The family team at Swedish Hill continues to grow with Dave's wife, Jean, who joined the team as Director of Operations in 2010 overseeing all of the tasting rooms, marketing, and human resources; their daughter, Amanda Fitzgerald has joined as Finance Manager in 2010; and their son, Kyle, worked in the winery in high school stocking the tasting room, and worked in the tasting room and in the wine cellar throughout college during breaks and in the summer. He currently works for an investment bank in the Washington DC area. Amanda, who has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from St. John Fisher College and previously worked as an Auditor for Birds Eye Foods in Rochester, NY, has become a vital asset to the winery. With a broad range of experience in agricultural accounting and auditing she assists with cost analysis and all aspects of the business at Swedish Hill

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Swedish Hill Riesling 2016
The classic Riesling grape consistently makes outstanding wines in the cool climate of the Finger Lakes Region of New York. With elegant floral aromas and a clean finish.
Item Number: 28628
Bottle:$11.45
Case: $137.40
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Swedish Hill Vidal Blanc 2016
" Our Vidal Blanc offers subtle citrusy and peachy aromas and hints of fresh cut herbs in the finish. With its cobalt blue bottle, it looks almost as cool as it tastes! " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 27040
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Swedish Hill Blue Water Riesling 2016
Our latest Riesling is made in a semi-dry style and is loaded with floral and peachy, almost Muscat-like tropical aromas and flavors. Finishing long and crisp, this is a great value Riesling that is great and a refreshing summer white.
Item Number: 26643
Bottle:$12.45
Case: $149.40
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Swedish Hill 'Mooscato' Moscato NV
" This semi-sweet white Moscato has lush scents of peaches and tropical fruits. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 20886
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Swedish Hill Radical Raspberry
"Exuberantly fruity, sweet wine that exudes fresh raspberry aromas and flavors. Try it chilled (or even over ice) as a great summer refresher or as a dessert wine." ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 7783
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Swedish Hill 'Viking Red' Viking Red 1.5L
"A great dry red wine blended from French Hybrid and vinifera grapes that boasts bright cherry fruit aromas and finishes with a nice touch of oak. A versatile food wine and an excellent value." ~Winery notes
Item Number: 6419
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $65.70
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Swedish Hill Cayuga White 2016
" Crisp and semi-dry with luscious floral and citrusy aromas, this wine is great with poultry and ham. The Cayuga White grape was developed especially for the Finger Lakes Region by Cornell University at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 6093
Bottle:$7.45
Case: $89.40
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Swedish Hill 'Doobie Blues' White Blend 1.5L
"Our pet miniature donkey named Doobie provided the inspiration for this wine. He can often be heard bellowing his own version of the "blues". The wine can be described as fun, fruity and slightly sweet (kind of like we describe Doobie!), similar to a sweeter style Riesling." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 5260
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $59.70
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Swedish Hill 'Holiday Series' Sleighbell White
" Its our Svenska White but with a special Holiday label for this year’s festivities! Enjoy the aromas of harvest time with this slightly grapey semi-sweet white wine with your Holiday dinner. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 4959
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Swedish Hill 'Holiday Series' Hollyberry Red
Fresh and fruity, this Concord-based red from New York is a favorite for Moscato or White Zin drinkers looking for something heartier. Its sweet and grapey flavors also make it a perfect base for mulled wine or sangria.
Item Number: 4956
Bottle:$7.95
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Swedish Hill 'Svenska' Svenska Blush 1.5L
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"This light and fruity wine is a more refreshing alternative to White Zinfandel. A great picnic and party wine (HOT TUB WINE!), it also goes well with ham. Our most popular wine." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 4866
Bottle:$11.99
Case: $71.94
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Swedish Hill Classic Concord 1.5L
"In just a few short years, this wine has achieved a "cult-like" following. Assertive grapey aromas and flavors and a semi-sweet velvety smooth finish have made this wine a quick sellout yearly." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 4675
Bottle:$9.99
Case: $59.94
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Swedish Hill Svenska White 1.5L
"The perfect anytime wine. It's light, fruity, slightly sweet. The pleasant, but not overpowering grapey aroma and flavor is reminiscent of eating fresh grapes right from the vine!" ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 4552
Bottle:$11.99
Case: $71.94
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Swedish Hill 'Svenska' Red Blend1.5L
"The fresh grapey aromas and flavors and semi-sweet finish makes this fruity wine perfect for those who do not like the "puckery" taste of traditional dry, oaky red wines. For a refreshing treat, try it chilled with fresh berries or raspberry sherbert." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 4477
Bottle:$10.99
Case: $65.94
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Swedish Hill Riesling 2015
The cool climate of the Finger Lakes Region of New York brings out the best in the classic Riesling grape. This traditional semi-dry style has wonderful floral, fruity aromas and flavors that complement chicken in rich sauces or pork extremely well.

Swedish Hill Vidal Blanc 2015
" Our Vidal Blanc offers subtle citrusy and peachy aromas and hints of fresh cut herbs in the finish. With its cobalt blue bottle, it looks almost as cool as it tastes! " ~ Winery notes

Swedish Hill Catawba Classic 1.5L
" This Catawba is a premium version of an old favorite. The aromas and flavors of strawberries and fresh grapes combine to produce a deliciously refreshing and sweet, yet crisp wine, when served will chilled or even over ice! " ~ Winery notes

Swedish Hill Riesling 2014
The cool climate of the Finger Lakes Region of New York brings out the best in the classic Riesling grape. This traditional semi-dry style has wonderful floral, fruity aromas and flavors that complement chicken in rich sauces or pork extremely well.

Swedish Hill Vidal Blanc 2014
Offers subtle citrusy and peachy aromas and hints of fresh cut herbs in the finish. With its cobalt blue bottle, it looks almost as cool as it tastes!"

Swedish Hill Winery Blush Spumante
" All dressed up and ready to go – our Holiday labeled Spumante Blush is ready for any party or gathering! This luscious and fruity style of sparkling wine makes a great alternative to a traditional Spumante. " ~ Winery notes

Swedish Hill 'Holiday Series' Christmas Cayuga
" Crisp and semi-dry with luscious floral and citrusy aromas, this wine is great with poultry, seafood, ham, and cheeses. The Cayuga White grape was developed especially for the Finger Lakes Region by Cornell University at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY. " ~ Winery notes

Swedish Hill 'Celebration' Spumante Blush
"All dressed up and ready to go - Our Holiday labeled Spumante Blush is ready for any party or gathering! This luscious and fruity style of sparkling wine makes a great alternative to a traditional Spumante. " ~ Winery notes

Swedish Hill 'Blue Waters' Riesling 2010
 "Our latest Riesling is made in a semi-dry style and is loaded with floral and peachy, almost Muscat-like tropical aromas and flavors. Finishing long and crisp, this is a great value Riesling that is great and a refreshing summer white.  Accolades include: Best Grape Wine & Best NYS Wine, The Big

Swedish Hill Dry Riesling 2010
"Aromas of peaches and tropical fruits mingle with pear undertones leading to a slightly sweet, but crisp finish. Recommended Pairings: Sea bass, Chicken Stir Fry, Smoked Trout Gold Medal at the New York State Fair in June 2011 Double Gold Medal at the Golden Nose Competition in May 2011 Gold

Swedish Hill Riesling Cuvee
" Winner of the coveted Governor’s Cup in 2010 - the highest honor for a New York State wine - this is a festive take on the state’s most prestigious white grape. Loaded with fresh floral and fruity aromas and flavors, this Riesling Sparkling wine is deliciously refreshing, complex and pleasing to