Try These Recipes:

Strawberry Sangria:

  • 1 cup thinly sliced strawberries,

  • 1/2 cup sugar,

  • 1 whole lemon thinly sliced,

  • 1 bottle Cedar Hills Strawberry Sensation wine,

  • 2 cups club soda.

Combine strawberries, sugar and lemon slices. Stir mixture bruising the fruit lightly. Pour in wine, cover and chill 1 hr at least. Remove lemon slices. In punch bowl or pitcher, blend wine mixture with club soda. Add ice to glasses. Ladle or pour wine into glasses. Serves 6.

Blackberry Sangria:

  • 1 cup crushed blackberries,

  • 3/4 cup sugar,

  • 1 lemon & 1 lime sliced thin,

  • 1 bottle Cedar Hills LaCrosse white wine,

  • 2 cups club soda.

Follow directions for sangria above.

HOURS:  We are generally open Fridays & Saturdays from 1-9 pm, and Sundays from 1-6 pm, however please watch our postings and social media (Facebook & Twitter) for changes in hours.

LOCATION: Five miles east of Ravenna on highway #2 to Range Rd, then turn north 2 1/2 miles to 375th Rd, turn west 3/4 mile to the 3rd driveway and the Cedar Hills Vineyard sign at the driveway. Just 35 minutes from Kearney or Grand Island, Nebraska, 2 hours from Lincoln.

GPS site 41 degrees 2 minutes, 35.55 sec. N 98 degrees 49 min. 51.72 sec. W

Cedar Hills Vineyard & Gardens
Clay & Heidi Schutz, owners
48970 375th Road
Ravenna, NE 68869

email: [email protected]
Phone: 308-452-3181

Facebook: Cedar Hills Vineyard & Gardens
Twitter: @cedarhillsvines


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Please join us the weekend of October 16, 17, & 18 as we are a participant on the Follow the Rails Art Trail ( that follows the Sandhills Scenic Byways.  We will be featuring three different artists who will be displaying their work all three days.

Pamela Hervert


Friday’s reception, from 1-4 pm, will feature Pamela Hervert, of Vaulted Memories in Ravenna.  She creates unique gifts and art in stained glass, and art from re-purposed ordinary household items.  She has been working with stained glass for over 30 years.



Saturday’s featured artist, from 5-8 pm, is Jill Weiser, of Through My Lens in Shelton.  Taking an interest in photography as a young child when her dad owned the local newspaper, Jill has honed her photography skills and produces beautiful works.


On Sunday, from 2-5 pm, Rob Czaplewski of Grand Island will be our featured artist.  Rob has been enjoying pen & ink drawing and acrylic painting since his high school days and describes his works as abstract-realism, cityscapes, landscapes, and abstract.

The artists will be available to meet and visit with you during the times specified above, but their work will be on display and for sale the entire weekend.  Show your support for these artists, and the many others, by stopping by and enjoying a glass of wine and some complimentary snacks while you learn a little about their art and creativity.


Just some photos of this year’s harvest to share with everyone!

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We are SO excited that work has begun on our new deck project! It is being added to the east side of our tasting room which will allow for spectacular views of the entire area. We will keep you posted on the progress & let you know when it is complete. Plan now to come out and visit us to see the new addition!!!









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They’re here! Cedar Hills Vineyard & Gardens is pleased to announce that we are included on the 2015 Nebraska Wine Passport! Please stop by our tasting room to pick one up, and enjoy a tasting or a glass of our great wine to get your first stamp!!!

Check out these 100% Nebraska-grown wines from Cedar Hills Vineyard!


Annevar Blush: This wine is flavorful and delicate, yet fruity in quality with a charming bouquet. Delightfully delicious!

Edelweiss:This white wine offers the true varietals’ flavor and aroma of a grape that is becoming Nebraska’s flagship wine. Fun and refreshing.

Brianna: Created from the sweet Brianna grape, with flavors of pineapple and a finish of pumpkin spice.

Dusty Trails White:A light refreshing wine with a lemon grass smell, green apple tartness, and a clean finish.

Catawba: Delightful wine full of melon and berry flavors.

Iron Horse Red: Easy drinking, full-bodied blended dry red wine.

Turkey Ridge Red: This full-bodied, ruby red sweet wine possesses an enchanting aroma and a bountiful taste.

The Dance: Spicy and enticing wine is a work of art and sophistication. Our best seller!

Raspberry Passion: This delicious wine is made from 100% raspberries, smooth and sweet, reminding you of the fruit that created it. Pairs great with chocolate.

Huckleberry: The blueberry-like flavor this wine is sweet and refreshing.  Made with Nebraska grown huckleberries.  Pairs well with pork.

Blackberry: A dessert wine made from 100% Nebraska grown blackberries.

Razzle-Dazzle: Raspberry/rhubarb blend.  Refreshingly summer!

Rhubarb: A nice floral bouquet and a taste of vanilla with a bit of tang in the finish.

Elderberry: Reminiscent of what grandma used to make, let the bold, rich taste take you back.

Evening Flight: This combination of elderberries and blackberries is an enticing, floral wine that is sure to please.

Cherry: Created with a blend of Nebraska grown cherries.  Smooth on your pallet.

Honey Wine: Made from 100% Nebraska sweet honey with aromas of wild flowers.