Heron Hill Winery has hired Jordan Harris as winemaker. The winery, in business since 1977, has locations in Hammondsport and Canandaigua.

“This appointment of Jordan Harris as winemaker will continue our ongoing goal in increasing quality, ensuring our success and Heron Hill's legacy,” said Eric Frarey, managing partner of Heron Hill Winery.

Jordan has received many accolades in the wine industry beginning as a student at Niagara College in Ontario, Canada. He went on to be recognized as one of Canada's top up-and-coming winemakers and more recently as a passionate leader in Virginia. He was named Top 40 under 40 Tastemakers with Wine Enthusiast and he was awarded Top 100 Most Influential Winemakers in the USA through Intowine.com. 

Heron Hill Winery has also begun offering free direct shipping to consumers as a permanent policy. 

“With increased consumer demand for ease of access to our wine and recent events, our direct shipping program has shown great success,” said Frarey. “In response, we will be offering free direct-to-consumer shipping as a permanent policy, making Heron Hill Winery one of the only wineries in the Finger Lakes and United States offering free shipping as a permanent policy.”

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Family-owned in the Finger Lakes since 1977, Heron Hill began as a small family-run Finger Lakes vineyard and winery. Now entering its sixth decade, Heron Hill has grown into one of the most awarded, visited, and respected wine producers in the region. Heron Hill remains an independent, family-owned business committed to quality, value, sustainability, and community.

“In exceeding our consumers needs with increased quality, along with easy access, Heron Hill will continue to grow and remain relevant with the addition and talent of Jordan along with instating our free direct shipping policy,” said Frarey.


Media and journalists are invited to schedule a visit to Heron Hill Winery or schedule a telephone interview (585) 734-2978 to learn more of this story. The team is available to schedule a media visit to Heron Hill Vineyards and Winery at 9301 County Route 76, Hammondsport.