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Pennsylvania: Colony Meadery plans to more than triple production

Greg Heller-Labelle (right) and Mike Manning (left) are the proud owners of Colony Meadery, the first meadery to grace the city of Allentown. They sell their honey-based wine at the Easton Farmers Market. (Jimi McCullian, THE MORNING CALL)

By Kathy Lauer-Williams Of The Morning Call When Greg Heller-Labelle and Michael Manning launched a business last year making one of the oldest fermented beverages in the world in the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown, they thought they were onto something hot but had no idea just how successful their venture would be. Just over a year later, mead — ...

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Allentown, PA mead maker wins top prize in national competition

Allentown, PA mead maker wins top prize in national competition

By Colin McEvoy | The Express-Times An Allentown-based meadery has been named “Commercial Mead Maker of the Year” in a national competition. The Colony Meadery was awarded the top prize at the Mead Free or Die competition held in New Hampshire on Saturday The company also won five of the nine awards available at the fourth annual competition, according to ...

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