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7-17-18 We’re baaccckkk!! Tonight we have on the show Alison Heath, owner of Apothecary Mead in Sherwood Forest (yes, that one) in the UK.

Alison is the first female commercial meadery owner in the UK, and her meadery is a small artisan business, making cold-fermented mead over time. Her operation is on the historic Welbeck Estate in North Notthinghamshire.

Alison is huge into recycling her mead materials, and uses miminal electricity, and is also a beekeeper, so her meadery operation is very green.

Alison is also co-founder of the British Mead Makers Asociation, and a co-founder of the Mead Maidens’ Facebook group, set up to give female mead makers a place to congregate.


If you want us to tackle your mead making questions, you can send us a question and we’ll tackle it online!

9PM EDT/6PM PDT

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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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