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Illinois’ First Meadery & Taproom Opening in Beverly This Year

Wild Blossom Meadery

by Ashok Selvam Mar 16, 2016, 3:50p The Chicago Eater Wild Blossom will give Chicago its first producer to partake in the ancient booze Greg Fischer calls mead the world’s oldest fermented beverage, and he’s proud to be part of the drink’s illustrious history that includes mentions in epic stories like “Beowulf.” Fischer will add another chapter to the drink’s ...

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This guy is betting on the popularity of mead

Greg Fischer is quadruping the size of Chicago's only commercial meadery.

by Crain’s Chicago Business Could mead become the next big craft beverage? Greg Fischer, president of Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery in Beverly, hopes so. Fischer, 54, is more than quadrupling the size of Chicago’s only commercial meadery. In mid-May he closed on a vacant 9,000-square-foot building at 91st St. and Hermitage Ave., formerly a construction company. Unlike his current ...

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