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Montezuma Winery & Hidden Marsh Distillery

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Address: 2981 US Route 20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148-9423
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+1 315-568-8190
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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With phenomenal grape, fruit, honey wines and distilled spirits (vodka and...

With phenomenal grape, fruit, honey wines and distilled spirits (vodka and brandy) Montezuma Winery has something for everyone offering a selection of over 30 wines to choose including our almost world famous Cranberry Bog. Browse through our extensive gift shop filled with the most unique wine accessories and novelty items. Outside, view migratory birds from the nearby Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge and maybe catch a glimpse of the bald eagles and osprey nesting nearby.

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Nice red wines

As the finger Lakes Wine Region is know for very good semi-sweet white wines, it was a pleasant surprise to fine a winery that also had very good dry wines. While they all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 20, 2016
Jim C
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

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New Rochelle, New York
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

This was the first winery we stopped at in the region and it was underwhelming. In the bottom half of wineries we visited. We did a tasting and didn't buy anything. Many much better wineries in the area.

Thank Donny N
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77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

If you're into fruit based sweeter wines this is for you. Personally I prefer drier aromatic ones like Riesling and Gewurztraminer to the fruit wines. As far as their Rieslings are concerned they lose to other wineries on Cayuga and Seneca lakes. Not all of them but certainly a significant percentage. What's more surprising was a gift shop being a... More 

Thank Alena V
New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

My first winery! The wine tasting was a pleasure and the wines were all delicious. Very friendly and accommodating.

Thank Rhonda M
Trenton, New Jersey
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Returned here with friends as we enjoyed it so much last year. Lucky enough to again have Mary Jo do the pouring for us. She is a valuable asset as she is informative and entertaining. Enjoyed the wines and didn't realize until we got home, but we bought the same wines this year as we did last year. Great location... More 

Thank geowd3
Saratoga Springs, New York
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64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

It seemed like such a fun festive place with a band playing outside and after a wait I got my selection sheet. The woman would come pour my tasting and leave and never said a word about the wine nor did she smile. There are no vinyards surrounding it and they had a lot of choices at high prices but... More 

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

As the finger Lakes Wine Region is know for very good semi-sweet white wines, it was a pleasant surprise to fine a winery that also had very good dry wines. While they all advertise dry red wines, they don't cut it. Montezuma has very good dry reds which my wife and I enjoyed.

Thank Jim C
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We returned here after several years, and had a great wine tasting! Great variety of fruit wines. Staff was very knowledgable. We left with a full case of various wines.

Thank John R
Knox, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

With so many wineries in the finger lakes, it's hard to keep them straight! Montezuma had a great selection of wines and the distillery just added to the mix. Very friendly atmosphere. Definitely worth the time to stop and pretty conveniently located no matter where you are staying.

Thank Bruce T
Ossining, New York
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The staff, especially Denise bent over backwards to show us their excellent wines. We wouldn't have bought so much if it wasn't for Denise. The wines were good, especially diamond and the ice Apple wine. The combination of good wine and great staff, made it an unforgettable and enjoyable stop

Thank clover1991
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Found this winery by chance, and we are glad we did! Our original plans fell through, so we decided to stop in for a tasting. I am glad we did. Janet was in charge of our tasting, and she was so knowledgeable about all of the wines. She has a great personality and we enjoyed our tastings very much. There... More 

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