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8-27-19 We’re headed out to talk to other folks tonight, finding some folks who love mead, but aren’t in the mead industry.

Sam Slaughter (@slaughterwrites) is the author of Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? and Other Cocktails for 90s Kids, which was released this past June. He currently works as the Food & Drink Editor for the men’s lifestyle magazine the Manual and lives in Greenville, SC.His work has been featured in Maxim, Bloomberg, The Bitter Southerner, and many other places. Sam is a 90’s kid from New Jersey, though he calls South Carolina home now.

He first starting working with mead as a winemaking intern with Ken Schultz at Hidden Legend Winery in Victor, Montana.  And he’s exploring mead more now, and we’re going to explore with him!


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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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