Mead: What Is This Stuff?

England is not renown for its wines but a year ago we picked this bit of loveliness from the Cheddar countryside.

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Ginger mead.

Mead, instead of regular wine, is made from fermented honey instead of grapes. Some wine websites suspect it may be the oldest of alcoholic beverages.

I am not aware of any popular cocktails that mix mead, or in this case ginger mead, but I have a feeling you’re going to be reading about great original recipes later this week!

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