Mead & Melomels: Making Fruit and Honey Wines
with K.Ruby Blume
presented by The Institute of Urban Homesteading
Sunday, June 7, 3:00-5:30PM
North Oakland, address given upon registration
Sliding scale $40-$70 plus $10 supply fee to bring on the day of class
Mead is a traditional drink made from water, honey, and yeast with other fruits and spices added in to enhance the pleasure in drinking it. In this class, we will learn the basic process of making wine from honey, including equipment, ingredients, and fermentation techniques, tips, tricks, and troubleshooting. Emphasis is on making wines with natural ingredients instead of chemicals, and a range of brew-styles from simple to technical will be presented. We will start one batch and taste several!