Montezuma Winery

For more than thirty years, George Martin had been a bee keeper. George, along with wife, Virginia and son Ed, maintained and built a honey production and pollination business which contained two thousand hives and took place in Maine, New York, Florida and South Carolina.

In 1998 with dropping honey prices and increasing costs the family now with son Bill, began niche marketing their honey. Bill had always dabbled in mead making and home brewing. The Martin Family applied for a farm winery license in 1999 and commercial production of honey wine began. Soon after Martin's Honey Farm and Meadery in Sterling, New York was born.

In 2001, the Martin's realized the importance of their location in the fruit belt of New York and decided to try their hand at making fruit wines. The concept of Montezuma Winery was then formed. Montezuma Winery quickly took off and was a great success, so much so that we moved the production facilities and gift shop to our 14,000 square foot building in Seneca Falls. Although we do produce high quality grape wines, the focus of our product line is still towards fruit and honey wines.

Montezuma Winery, Martin's Honey Farm and Meadery and Hidden Marsh Distillery have been awarded numerous awards including Gold, Double Gold, Best of Class, Best Fruit wine, and Commercial Mead Champion. Our wine list offers a range from dry to sweet and include Riesling, Blueberry, Rhubarb and our most popular, Cranberry Bog.

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Montezuma Fat Frog Red
Fun and fruity, this wine has it all! The Concordgrape gives this wine a wonderful aroma andcharacter of freshly picked grapes
Item Number: 17750
Case: $107.40

Montezuma Winery Cranberry Bog
"This wine starts sweet but quickly balances out and leaves you this a distinctive tartness that is the signature of the cranberry. No poultry dinner should be without this great wine. A real favorite. " ~Winery notes  Double Gold Medal & 5X Gold Medal Winner, Beverage Testing Institute
Item Number: 6860
Case: $131.40

Montezuma Winery Semi Sweet Honey Meade NV
" The wine that started our winery! This wine has a wonderful aroma of honey and tones of Niagara grapes and honey with a creamy honey finish. Enjoy either chilled or warmed with mulling spices." ~ Winery notes

Montezuma Winery Diamond
"Bring back memories with this nicely balanced wine with an intense aroma and flavor of freshly picked grapes. Just like eating grapes off the vine. Double Gold Medal and 4X Gold Medal Winner, Best Diamond and Best of Class" ~ Winery notes