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.
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Show links and notes
- Danny Acevedo – Modern Mead Making Videos
- The Flavor Bible
- Let There Be Melomels by Rob Ratliff
- The Big Book of Mead Recipes by Rob Ratliff
- July 18 – Bos Meadery – Open Jam
- July 22 – Queensland, AU – 1st Mead Up!
- August 4-5 – B.NektarPalooza – International Beer, Cider and Mead Festival
- August 5 – Enlightenment Wines – Mead Day with NY meaderies
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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.