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Virginia – Newport News beekeeper plans York meadery

Zeb Johnston's meade making operation is currently limited to his dining room. He soon plans to expand the honey wine making operation using a garage in York County. (Rob Ostermaier / Daily Press)

By Tara Bozick The Daily Press May 14, 2015 Move over craft beer and wine, a Newport News beekeeper plans to bring craft mead to the Peninsula. Zeb Johnston, 40, plans to start small in his friend’s 650-square-foot Seaford garage with plans to distribute mead to local wine shops and restaurants. York County approved a special-use permit for limited production ...

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