Why Is Mead Not Popular Today

Why Is Mead Not More Popular?

A lot of people wonder why is mead not popular and it's a good question. It's delicious, been around for thousands of years, and yet most people just don't drink it. That can be an issue as mead not being as popular as wine can give the impression it isn't as good as other drinks,… Continue reading

Why Visit Montana Wineries

When you think of wine you imagine France, California, Italy, maybe even Long Island but, what about Montana wineries? That's right, Montana has many wineries. A lot of people assume that the treasure state is nothing but small towns, rodeos, ranches, and an occasional city but, there is so much more to Montana and what… Continue reading


Honey Wine vs Mead: Is there a Difference?

A lot of people new to mead culture wonder if there is a honey wine vs mead difference. Are they two different things or interchangeable terms? It's not a very complex subject, though mead and honey wine recipes are. It's a rich culture with a long history and the contemporary mixtures certainly serve the lineage… Continue reading

What is Melomel

What is Melomel?

Mead, like beer and wine, has many categories and variants that are style and ingredient depend. One of these delicious meads gets quite a bit of attention but few know what it is and so, what is melomel? While mead is essentially fermented honey and water, over the years people have played with what else… Continue reading

5 Facts about Drinking Horns

5 Interesting Facts About Viking Drinking Horns

Five facts about Viking drinking horns and how they relate to mead. You've probably seen Viking drinking horns on television or in mead promotions, wondering if they're authentic or just a cool bit of art in media. While they are neat things to see around, they aren't just some made-up art piece but, rather a… Continue reading


What is Dandelion Wine?

The Delicious “Pest” It’s funny how some things can be a pest in one place and delicious in another, like dandelion wine. You may work hard to get them out of the yard in the warmer months, but have you ever wondered what dandelions taste like or better yet, what does dandelion wine taste like?… Continue reading

The Best Mead By Season

Best Meads By Season

A new year with a new batch of seasons and there is a mead best for each one. Not all drinks are year-round brews, like vodka or whiskey for example, but rather like beer or wine, different meads are best suited to different times of the year. The best meads for warm weather are not… Continue reading


Is Mead Sweet?

If you've never tried mead before and are curious if it fits with your tastes, you're probably wondering is mead sweet or bitter or a combination? Like grape wine, honey-wine or mead can vary in flavor and asking "is mead sweet?" is too simple a question to describe the complexities of this drink. The assumption… Continue reading


The Best Mead For The Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time defined by age-old traditions filled with family, friends, all manners of loved ones. Some of the traditions surround exchanging stories with spirits and adult beverages that help to spark that inner fire while hanging by a fireplace. Mead is one of these age-old traditions and has made a well-deserved… Continue reading

best Montana wine

5 Best Montana Wine Choices

Best Montana Wines You wouldn't think of Montana as being wine country, but you would be shocked at just how good the best Montana wines can actually be. Not only that, but Montana is fast-becoming a serious wine producing region thanks to advances in agricultural science and because Montanans work as hard as they play.… Continue reading