Local man puts ‘nectar of the gods’ in Pleasanton markets by Dolores Fox Ciardelli / Pleasanton Weekly People accidentally discovered that wine can be made from honey at least 20,000 years ago, noted Ayele Solomon, founder of Honey Wine Company. “A lucky hunter-gatherer stumbled across a beehive filled with rainwater and honey that had fermented into a wine with a ...Read More »
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by Paul Franson Napa Valley Register The Honey Wine Co. in San Francisco was started by Ayele Solomon, a native of Ethiopia. Part of his motivation is to help create a market for farmers in Ethiopia and stop deforestation. In Ethiopia, where a honey wine called t’ej is a traditional drink, hollow beehives are hung in trees to attract bees. ...Read More »