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Honey wine creates a buzz

Ayele Solomon mixes spring water and honey, the only ingredients in his Bee d'Vine. (Contributed photo)

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 ...

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Honey Wine Co. founder hopes to help Ethiopian farmers

Honey Wine Co. founder hopes to help Ethiopian farmers

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. ...

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