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meadtasting7-19-16 Mead – the fastest growing segment of the craft alcoholic beverage industry, yet most people know so little about it.

Chrissie Manion Zaerpoor, mead lover, AMMA board member and legislative committee member, and owner, with her husband of Kookoolan Farms in Oregon, aims to change that.

She has written and is in the process of editing and self-publishing her book, ‘The Art of Mead Tasting and Food Pairing‘.

The book is a grand tour of the worlds’ meads, coupled with innovative and tasty recipes to show the versatility and pairability of mead.

We are going to chat her up, and find out more about this book, and when we can expect to see it available for purchase.

On Back to Basics, AJ, Manny and I are talking yeast. What to use, when, and in what meads. And we’re tickled to have Pete Bakulic (Oskaar) on with us this evening to help us dig deep, so bring your questions on yeast!

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

Want to join the conversation, give us a call!! 803-443-MEAD (6323), or Skype us at meadwench (please friend me first and say you’re a listener, I get tons of Skype spam), or tweet to @gotmeadnow.

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

Note: We lost the broadcast last week at about 10:36 due to nasty storms in the area, but were also recording offline. We are in the process of cutting and pasting various bits together and hope to have the updated recording up in the next day or so. We hoped for last week, but jobs, timing and internet issues here at the GM Studios got in the way. 

Bring your questions and your mead, and let’s talk mead! You can call us at 803-443-MEAD (6323), or Skype us at meadwench (please friend me first and say you’re a listener, I get tons of Skype spam), or tweet to @gotmeadnow.

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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, 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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