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st_ambrose_cellars311-22-16 – Today I’m tickled to have a ‘home-boy’ on the show, Kirk Jones, beekeeper and, owner of St. Ambrose Cellars in Beulah, MI, just 30 miles from my family home in Onekama, MI. I visit them every time I go home.

Kirk and his wife Sharon, also an experienced beekeeper, are ‘back to earthers’ who met when Kirk moved to Northern Michigan to live a simpler life. They ended up making mead in their business via a happy accident, and have since added some excellent wines to their portfolio.

They run a large beekeeping and honey production facility in both Michigan and the Florida Panhandle and produce very large amounts of honey, which you can purchase on their website, they package bulk honey for mead makers. And, Kirk is in a Zydeco band! You can listen to his band’s music on here.

Join us to talk with Kirk about his meadmaking and beekeeping, and what is going on at St. Ambrose these days.

Join us 9PM ET tonight! (8PM CT/7PM MT/6PM PT)

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Vicky Rowe

Vicky Rowe has been active as a promoter and supporter of the mead industry since the mid-90's with Gotmead.com, and is totally serious about seeing the mead industry take its rightful place as a popular craft beverage on the world recreational drinking stage.

She is also an experienced marketing coach and consultant who has recently decided to focus her marketing expertise exclusively on the craft beverage market to help meaderies, cideries, breweries and distilleries expand their business and get more customers while doing what they love.
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