A User’s Guide to Mead

There is nothing so compelling as the ancient lure of mead.  It has long been associated with kings and their mighty men of valor, used for high-spirited celebrations and somber remembrances.  Made from fermented sweet honey and water, this elixir has been a staple of civilizations from the ancient Egyptians, to the Anglo-Saxons, to more modern liquor coinsures.  Although mead was replaced on many a nobleman’s table by the introduction of Mediterranean wines, the appeal of mead has lasted … [Read more...]

Mead: Wine From Honey

What is Mead?  Basically, Mead is wine made from honey.  Mead is a great first project for a novice wine-maker because it is made from only a few ingredients and the process is simple. … [Read more...]