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“Game of Thrones” has made mead super hip

“Game of Thrones” has made mead super hip

Back in the days of yore, before craft beer wars and Chinese wine conglomerates, there was mead. The earliest references to mead, an alcoholic fermented honey beverage, come from the hymns of Rigveda, according to the American Mead Makers Association, a sacred Hindu text dating somewhere between 4000 and 1500 BC. Mead was the drink of deities. “God, as our ...

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Learn to make mead from the masters

Learn to make mead from the masters!

Napa Valley Register October 16, 2014 by The Register Staff Four of the leading mead makers in the U.S., along with faculty and staff from the Department of Viticulture and Enology at UC Davis are coordinating an “Introduction to Mead Making,” to be held Nov. 14–15, at the Robert Mondavi Institute, UC Davis. The event is hosted by the institute’s ...

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