Not Just For Renaissance Fairs: Mead Producers Triple In 10 Years

PITTSBORO, N.C. — Mead, that drink of viking saga and medieval verse, is making a comeback. But this ain’t your ancestors’ honey wine.”It’s not just for the Renaissance fair anymore,” says Becky Starr, co-owner of Starrlight Mead, whic…

PITTSBORO, N.C. — Mead, that drink of viking saga and medieval verse, is making a comeback. But this ain’t your ancestors’ honey wine.

“It’s not just for the Renaissance fair anymore,” says Becky Starr, co-owner of Starrlight Mead, which recently opened in an old woven label mill in this little North Carolina town.

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