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Mead Honey Wine from Starrlight Mead
We are glad you found us!
When you think of Mead, the heart of central North Carolina is probably not the first thing that comes to mind! You probably think of Renaissance Fairs, Vikings and old English castles. We hope to change that!
Starrlight Mead, located in Pittsboro at Chatham Mills, is a honey winery, specializing in a wide variety of meads from traditional to fruit to herb-infused. Using local NC honey, and lots of love, we are crafting award winning mead to surprise and delight you. Directions and Hours - Come visit us!
What's New at the Meadery?
New Flavors this year - We have added 9 new flavors so far - Off-dry Current, Plum, Wild Foam Traditional, our Spring herbal - Lemon Balm Herb-infused Mead, our Summer herbal - Lavender, Off-dry Blueberry, Blueberry Patch, Fall seasonals Cranberry Orange and Kickin' Cranberry Orange!
Aug - 2 more new flavors - Off-dry Blueberry, like a fruity Merlot or Pinot Noir, and Blueberry Patch, sweet and fruity blueberries and honey!
Oct - Cranberry Orange and Kickin' Cranberry Orange - our festive Fall seasonals!
Nov - Pomegranate Pink Peppercorn is back, as is our Fall herbal, Sage! Mid-Nov, the Wild Foam Traditional, that's been sitting on cocoa nibs for months, will be released - Chocolate Marshmallow Mead!
Check out all the other flavors here!
We are getting ready to build the largest Mead Hall in NC! Check out our very own Kickstarter-like campaign, our Founder's Club, and get great awards, like Free Tastings for Life.
How did we get here?
Check out how we turned an industral building into our state-of-the-art winery and medieval-inspired tasting room. View the photos!
Check out what we are doing to be Sustainable and Local here!
Starrlight Mead in the News
We've gotten some great press since we opened in September 2010! Check out the amazing national article that featured Starrlight Mead here. See some of the other great press on our Press Page, including a fantastic feature video by UNC-TV, our local PBS station! And another video by AP!! And our debut on NPR! And the latest feature for News 14 Carolina, posted here!
Never heard of mead??
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for a mead primer!